Benefits of working with us

Are you considering applying for one of our current opportunities at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority?

When you choose to work for us, you join a team of passionate people and make a commitment to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is ecological, social and economic value is available for generations to come.

  • Supportive and flexible working environment
  • An inclusive and diverse environment where different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are valued
  • Flexible working hours to support work/life balance
  • Opportunities for part time employment and home based work where these fit with operational requirements
  • Free access to an Employee Assistance Program for help with personal and work related problems
  • Authority Consultative Group to enable you to have your say in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • 26 days of annual leave
  • 18 days per year personal leave for personal illness, carer and other personal responsibilities (such as caring for children when sick)
  • The opportunity to purchase up to two weeks additional leave each year
  • Paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • 14 weeks paid maternity, adoption and foster carers leave
  • 10 days of parental leave for birth event involving the employees partner
  • 3 days of Cultural, Ceremonial and NAIDOC leave
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Annual salary advancement in the pay scale for your classification based on effective work performance
  • 15.4% superannuation in addition to salary
  • Further information on our conditions of employment can be found in the our Enterprise Agreement
  • A high performance culture
  • Regular performance discussion agreements with supervisor and regular reviews
  • A results driven environment, working with friendly and respectful people
  • Access to training and career development programs within Marine Park Authority, including study assistance
  • Recognition for results and achievements through annual Australia Day awards
Anemone fish - Image credit Chris Jones

Feedback from our staff tells us the Marine Park Authority is great place to work and there are a range of benefits.