Applying for a role with us is straight forward, but it is important to take the time to become familiar with our requirements.
Our recruitment and selection processes are fair and transparent providing you with an opportunity to demonstrate your skills, abilities and experience relevant to the job.
If you have a disability and need an adjustment to be made to the assessment process, please don’t hesitate to let the nominated contact person know so that we can accommodate your needs.
The Fair Work Commission requires Australian citizenship as a condition of engagement.
Successful applicants must also undergo and satisfy a National Police Check (NPC).
Before applying for a particular job:
If, at any stage during the application process, you need clarification or more information about the position, please call the contact person listed on the advertisement.
When applying for jobs, you must follow the How to Apply instructions as outlined in the job advertisement and the Position Description. You will also need to provide a copy of your current resume.
Be sure to:
For tips on how to address selection criteria, read Cracking the code: How to apply for jobs in the Australian Public Service.
Associate roles are advertised along with other Commission roles on our online job portal.
Associates provide support to the Commission Members and their main duties include administration, case management, in-court duties and legal research. The Commission has approximately 40 Members who are independent statutory appointees. You can learn more about the Commission members on our website.
Tertiary qualifications in law or workplace relations are highly regarded.
Associates are generally engaged on a non-ongoing basis at the APS5 level for 12 to 18 months. Some positions can be extended for up to 3 years.
Through Associate recruitment processes, the Commission creates a merit pool of suitable applicants. Each pool remains valid for a period of 12 months from the date of advertisement and can be used to fill vacancies throughout the year.