The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is looking for enthusiastic individuals with strong interpersonal, analytical, and organisational skills to work in teams that provide administrative
and paralegal support to AAT Members and quality services to the AAT’s external users.
Associates work in the General and other Divisions (G&OD) and/or the National Disability Insurance Scheme Division (NDISD). They undertake case management activities and provide dedicated
support to AAT Members.
Associates are expected to be flexible in meeting changing priorities and workloads, exhibit a “can do” attitude, utilise strong communication skills, and enthusiastically contribute ideas to best practice. They are also expected to:
The role of Associates may vary depending on the division(s) in which the Member(s)that the Associate supports are assigned.
More information about this position, the scope of the role, duties and selection criteria, is contained within the position description for this role, available from the Working at the AAT page of our website, www.aat.gov.au
Position Eligibility Requirements
The AAT generally requires Australian citizenship as a condition of engagement. All employees are required to undertake an Australian Federal Police Check and to undertake a health assessment.
How to apply for this position:
Your application must include a short letter that specifically addresses each of the selection criteria and CV.These statements against each selection criterion should be clear, concise, relevant and be a maximum of 2000 words in total. Please note that applicants who do not provide a statement addressing the selection criteria will not progress to shortlisting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:30 pm (AEST) on Sunday 2 October 2022.
Please contact our recruitment team on (02) 9276 5443 or email@example.com should you require assistance with accessing our website or with lodging your application.
Any questions about this position should be directed to Michelle Finch-James on (03)9454 6158.
An order of merit established through this selection process may be used to fill this or future vacancies on an non-ongoing basis. Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term of up to 12 months with a possibility of extension.
Positions are available in Melbourne and Hobart.
Working for the AAT:
The AAT is an equal opportunity employer which upholds the APS employment principles and actively encourages a diverse and inclusive workplace. For more information about the AAT, visit our
We offer our employees a wide range of attractive employment conditions including generous leave and superannuation provisions, flexible working arrangements, salary packaging, and study assistance. For more information about these and other conditions of employment refer to the AAT Enterprise Agreement 2017-2020 and Public Service (Subsection 24(1) — Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Non-SES Employees)Determination 2020.
About the AAT:
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) conducts independent merits review of administrative decisions made under Commonwealth laws. We review decisions made by Australian Government
ministers, departments and agencies and, in limited circumstances, decisions made by state government and non-government bodies. We also review decisions made under Norfolk Island laws.
The AAT was established by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 and commenced operations on 1 July 1976.
The Migration Review Tribunal, Refugee Review Tribunal and Social Security Appeals Tribunal were amalgamated with the AAT on 1 July 2015.
The AAT falls within the portfolio of the Attorney-General.