Non-Ongoing Employment Register

Classification: Various

Closing Date: 01/01/20

Location: Various (Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Rockhampton)

The Non-Ongoing Employment Register is open for candidates to register a general expression of interest (EOI) for employment with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) by submitting a current résumé and completed non-ongoing register form to:  You should indicate the area of work you have expertise in, your educational qualifications, experience and skills. Current Australian Public Service, State Government employees and ADF members should include their current level or rank to assist job matching.

The Non-Ongoing Employment Register enables the Authority to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals at short notice.  Vacancies may be available at the APS1 - APS6 and EL1 - EL2 levels.

We offer a range of exciting career opportunities at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority which includes our education centre Reef HQ Aquarium. Listed below are the job families found at GBRMPA:

* Accounting and Finance
* Administration
* Communications and Marketing
* Compliance and Regulation
* Information and Communications Technology
* Information and Knowledge Management
* Intelligence
* Legal and Parliamentary
* Monitoring and Audit
* Organisational Leadership
* People (Human Resources)
* Science
* Service Delivery
* Strategic Policy, Research, Project and Program
* Tradesman

Applicants wishing to be considered should refer to the Integrated Leadership System (ILS) for guidance on what general skills, behaviours and abilities GBRMPA is seeking. Information on the ILS can be found here.

GBRMPA is committed to workplace diversity and aims to create an environment that values and utilises the contribution of its people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

For additional information:

Visit our website at or email

Please note:

  • By registering here, your application and résumé may be viewed by any Authority manager who may need to fill a non-ongoing vacancy. Any personal details submitted to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Non-Ongoing Employment Register will only be used for the purpose for which they are provided. We will not use your personal details for any other purpose, and will not disclose them, without your consent.

  • This register is for job-seekers only. We do not accept unsolicited résumés/applications from recruitment agencies and/or search firms and will not pay fees to any such organisations for employment as a result of using this register.

  • Your registration in the temporary employment register will remain active for 12 months from the date of submission. After this time you will need to renew your registration by re-applying.

  • There is no guarantee that you will be offered temporary employment.

  • Employment, if offered, will be as a non-ongoing opportunity for a specified term for varying periods of approximately 3 to 12 months (dictated by operational demands).

  • DO NOT Use this register to apply for casual positions, please apply for those opportunities via the Visitor Services Officers (Casual) vacancy notice.

How to apply:

Please email your application to the email provided. Your application must include:

  1. A completed non-ongoing register form
  2. A current resume that includes:
    • An outline of your relevant career history
    • Qualifications and/or training relevant to the position
    • Contact details for at least two referees, one of whom should be your current supervisor/manager.