Vacancies and Temporary Register

Geoscience Australia Chief Executive Officer
We are seeking a highly capable scientific leader to become the next Chief Executive of Geoscience Australia. You will lead the nation's premier geoscience agency as they tackle a wide range of national challenges. For more information and to apply for the role, please see the CEO Information Book.

Thank you for your interest in joining Geoscience Australia. You can view details about current employment opportunities by clicking on the link below.

To apply for a vacancy, you will need to register as a user (or sign in, if you are already registered). Australian citizenship is a requirement, unless otherwise stated.

Our recruitment system will be undergoing maintenance from 8am to 3pm, Saturday 3 December. We apologise for this inconvenience.

View Current Vacancies and Temporary Registers

Follow the 'tips for applicants'. If you experience any difficulties using the eRecruitment system, please contact prior to the closing date.

Tips for applicants:
  • If you are using "Safari", please try using a different browser if you are having difficulty.
  • Check eligibility criteria for each position in the first instance.
  • After reviewing the position and application requirements, you are encouraged to speak to the contact officer to learn more about the role.
  • Ensure you have a current resume and details of two referees. Ideally, one of the referees should be your current supervisor.
  • When a written application is required:
  • You can "save and close" your online application at any time, but it will not be considered unless "submit" is selected. You will be unable to submit your application if mandatory questions are missed.
  • You may "recall" an application and edit up until the closing date. Make sure you then "submit" it again.
  • You can see the status of your application when signed in.
  • If you "withdraw" an application you will not be able to reapply for the same position.