Branch — Technology and Innovation

Section — Australian Antarctic Data Centre

APS Level 5 — Non-ongoing (approx. 1 year)

Salary: $73,299 – $80,410 pa


The database and applications developer provides software development and database services within the Australian Antarctic Data Centre (AADC), including the planning, implementation, and maintenance of database, web application, and data management technologies. Scientific domains of interest include wildlife, biodiversity conservation, human impacts, past climate and ice cores, future climate and sea level, sea ice processes and change, and Southern Ocean ecosystems.

Please see the job description PDF and applying for a position for further information on how to apply.

How to apply:

  1. Download and complete the application cover sheet Word.
  2. Complete a statement of claims addressing your suitability for the position, with emphasis on recent work examples and their relevance to the key activities and responsibilities of this position, and in line with the APS Work Level Standards for this position — please ensure that you check the Work Level Standard appropriate to the actual classification of this position. This statement should be a maximum of 2 pages.
  3. Forward the Application Cover Sheet, statement of claims, a current Curriculum Vitae and the contact details for two referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent supervisor), via email to

Closing Date: Thursday 5pm (AEST) 27 February 2020

Contact Officer: James Cusick — (03) 6232 3380 or email

Note: Applications will not be acknowledged. Engagement may be subject to conditions including probation, qualifications, health and security/character clearance requirements. Applications from persons who are not Australian citizens will usually only be considered where there are no suitable Australian applicants.

Please note the AAD will not meet any relocation costs incurred by the successful candidate.

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