ABS 2022 Graduate Recruitment (BB-AD529)
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Description:The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) purpose is to inform Australia's important decisions by partnering and innovating to deliver relevant, trusted, objective data, statistics and insights.As the national statistical authority for Australia and provider of statistical services to the states and territories, we focus on three priorities:• Providing high quality official statistics and insights• Transforming the ABS for the future• Delivering new statistical solutions to maximise the value of public data. We operate in a dynamic, continually transforming environment. New technology, statistical methods and opportunities for accessing and integrating data are becoming available, growing the potential to provide new insights into matters of importance to Australians, businesses, and community organisations. The ABS houses permanent offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin, Dandenong and Geelong. We also have a number of field staff working across all parts of Australia. We encourage and value a diverse workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability are encouraged to apply. To find out more visit 'Careers' on our website at
Applications for the 2021 graduate intake with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) closed on 18 May 2020. Our next graduate recruitment process is planned to commence in late February 2021, with successful candidates commencing in February 2022.
You can register your interest to keep up to date with all the latest information on ABS graduate recruitment and be the first to know once we confirm details regarding timeframes and the selection process.
The ABS will recruit data graduates for a range of job roles within the APS Data Graduate stream, for example:
Statistical Methodology Specialists
Data Graduate roles support evidence-based, informed decision making, and work across all aspects of government such as policy development, program management and service delivery. Data Graduate roles cover the full data lifecycle including survey and questionnaire development, data acquisition, data engineering and data analysis, as well as more specialised streams such as data science, methodology, Geospatial analysis and data management.
In 2020 the ABS co-ordinated the recruitment of Data Graduates for a number of APS agencies including:
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Public Service Commission
Department of Education, Skills and Employment
Department of Home Affairs
Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
Department of Social Services
National Disability Insurance Agency
National Health Funding Body
Safe Work Australia
Other government departments and agencies may also recruit graduates through this process.
We also expect to recruit a number of ICT graduates across our work program in various locations around Australia. As an ICT graduate you may work in one of these areas:
• Applications Development and support
• ICT Infrastructure and Cloud Services
• IT Service Management, ICT services and end user support
• Process Engineering, Testing and Automation capabilities
• Cyber and Protective Security
We are looking for highly motivated graduates from a wide array of disciplines and life experiences, who want to play a part in shaping Australia’s future and informing the decision making process.
We are open to considering graduates from all fields of study. Most graduates will have backgrounds in:
Business / Commerce
Economics / Econometrics
Information & Communications Technology
Psychology / Social Sciences
We expect to recruit a number of graduates in various locations around Australia, with most opportunities available in Canberra.
You must be an Australian citizen at the time of application.
You must have completed, or expect to complete, within the period 01/01/2017 – 31/12/2021, a minimum qualification of a three year Bachelor degree (recognised in Australia).
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