Branch: Technology and Innovation

Section: Polar Technology Section

APS Level 5 – Ongoing

Salary: $73,299 p.a. – $80,410 p.a.


The Science Systems Engineer will also support the activities of the general Antarctic Science program as a member of the Polar Technology section and will work with specialised computer systems, electronic instrumentation and marine science equipment associated with the Australian Antarctic Division’s (AAD) Marine Science program.

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 5 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: Wednesday 5pm (AEST) 12 May 2021

Contact Officer: Lloyd Symons – (03) 6232 3361 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.

A relocation allowance may be payable where the successful candidate is required to relocate to Southern Tasmania.