Evergreen Program Officer

Australian Taxation Office

APS Level 2 - $50,892 - $56,435

Ongoing, Full-time

Adelaide - SA; Canberra - ACT; Perth - WA

Closing date: Thursday, 13 July 2017

20 days to apply

Job description


The Evergreen program aims to build your knowledge and skills through a structured training and development program. The program will challenge you through a variety of work placements where you will deal with clients, analyse taxpayer needs, assess the integrity of taxpayer accounts and perform administrative duties. It is likely that the roles will be in telephony work areas. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be advanced to the next classification level (APS3) with a pay increase. Program participants will be provided a program manager to assist you throughout the program and to provide ongoing support and personalised advice on your career progression.


To be eligible for consideration for this program, you are required to meet the requirements of the following:

• Be an Australian citizen and agree to have a criminal history records check
• Are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
• Are accepted by their community as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander in the community in which you live or have lived


The ATO is the government’s principal revenue collection agency. We are one of the largest public service employers in Australia with a diverse workforce in terms of cultural backgrounds, demographics, skills and experience. As a forward-looking organisation, committed to innovation and continuous improvement, we value our people and the specialist skills they bring. Building the capability of our people is a top priority. Many of our employees have had full and varied careers with us.

These positions may be available in the following sites: Adelaide, Albury, Box Hill, Brisbane CBD, Canberra, Chermside, Dandenong, Gosford, Melbourne CBD, Moonee Ponds, Parramatta, Penrith, Perth, Sydney CBD, Townsville, Upper Mount Gravatt.

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is Identified, then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability.

For more information:

Adrian Reynolds, (08) 8113 0324

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10706896

Agency website:

Australian Taxation Office website