Federal Government

Federal Government Application Writers

Are you looking for a career in the federal government? Our Federal Government Application Writers can help you

What opportunities are available in the Australian Government?

An Australian Public Service (APS) career offers a range of varied level roles ranging from Customer Service Advisor or Administration to Executive Assistant or Senior Executive roles within Departments and Agencies including Education and Training, Health, Defence and Human Services and Agencies including Australian Taxation Office, CSIRO, Civil Aviation Authority and Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Once you have commenced your career within a Federal Department, Agency or Organisation you will have the flexibility of moving from different Departments or Agencies which could be for leadership opportunities or to simply improve your skills and capabilities.

You literally will have thousands of opportunities and options with a casual, part-time or full-time career with the Australian Public Service (APS).  Are you looking at gaining entry into the Federal Government? Or are you a current Federal Government employee looking for a promotion or a change of roles? If so, Public Service Resumes Federal Government application writers will be able to assist you.

How to gain entry to the Federal Government

Gaining entry to the Federal Government is not as hard as you think with Entry-level management, technical, administrative, support and customer service roles. Programs for Indigenous Career Pathways, Apprenticeships, early school leavers and graduate programs are available within most of the larger Departments and Agencies. For high demand roles where a Department or Agency have identified a certain skills shortage you will have the opportunity of to apply for an employment register. This can lead to casual, part-time of full-time employment opportunities depending on your skills.

Federal Government vacancies are available within a large number of different Departments and Agencies. By understanding each departments and agencies structure will help you give you a better understanding of the various available jobs. A selection of Departments and Agencies with the most employment opportunities is provided below.

Department of Human Services
Australian Taxation Office
Department of Defence
Department of Home Affairs
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
Department of Education and Training
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIISRTE)
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Department of Health

What does a Federal Government application require?

APS or Federal Government applications will require a Resume and response to selection criteria. You may also require a cover letter, depending on the government department or agency.

Your Cover letter introduces you to the selection panel. Therefore, it is crucial to make a good first impression. Your Cover letter should clearly provide the role details and a brief explanation as to why you are the best person for the role.

Your Resume should include information such as a Profile, Education, Training and Licences, Key Skills, Career History. You should include responsibilities and achievements and any other information you feel is relevant.

How to respond to Federal Government Application Selection Criteria

Your Selection Criteria is the most important part of your application and provides an opportunity to clearly outline your knowledge, skills and experience in relation to the questions.

Through the STAR method unless otherwise specified you must show the selection panel how you can perform the duties and tasks required for the role.

Your selection criteria response will either have a word or character limit to adhere to each individual selection criteria question. This could be anywhere from 200 to 500 words per point. Alternatively, you may be required to address every selection criteria question or capability within a statement of claims. This could range from two to five pages in length depending on the Government Department, Agency, the role and level of the role.

Public Service Resumes Federal Government application writers thrive in completing Resume, Selection Criteria and Cover letters for Federal Government applications form Entry level or APS 3 -4 to Senior Executive EL1 & EL2 roles.

Several of our Federal Government application writers have had direct working history and experiences within the Federal Government. We have a proven track record of producing high quality, correctly structured and professional documents that make you stand out for the crowd!

To view all current APS Government vacancies please visit the APS Governments jobs search website via the link provided below

APS Government Job Search website