FAQs about jobs at the NDIA

What is the recruitment process for these roles?

All applications received by the closing date will be reviewed. Applicants whose skills most closely align the key selection criteria will then be shortlisted. Shortlisted applicants may undergo a panel interview and/or reference checking. Job offers will be made to the successful applicants. Pre-employment checks will also be a requirement of the position.

Do I need to be an Australian citizen to be eligible to apply for a position at the National Disability Insurance Agency?

Applicants for National Disability Insurance Agency positions must be an Australian citizen.

Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of Australian Citizenship, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the Agency.

How do I know what level to apply for if I have not worked in the APS?

Jobs in the APS are classified according to the expected level of work to be undertaken. APS classifications include APS 1-6, Executive Level 1 and 2 and Senior Executive Service Band 1, 2 and 3. For information about the expected capabilities and behaviours required at each level, see the Integrated Leadership System page (external link) on the Australian Public Service Commission website (external link).

I will be overseas and have limited access to a computer how can I apply?

In the first instance we encourage you to speak to the relevant contact person. Details of the contact person are in the advertisement for the position.

Can I apply for multiple roles?

Yes, you can apply for as many roles as you like.

Do I need to provide details for referees?

In your application, you will need to provide the details of two referees who are available to be contacted, should the Selection Committee determine that referees will be sought.

If you are shortlisted for interview, you may be required to confirm referee details with the Selection Committee. To ensure a timely selection process, please ensure your referees are readily available within a 48 hour period following interview.

I need to amend my contact details, how do I do this?

You can amend your details by logging into your candidate profile (use the 'Log in' button on the left of this page).

How long will the recruitment process take?

The exact timings will be dependent on the number of applications received. As a guide, the National Disability Insurance Agency will be trying to work within a 12 week period to notify applicants of their selection outcomes.

Will I be notified if I have an interview?

If you have been shortlisted for an interview you will be advised within two weeks of the closing date for applications. If you are successful in being shortlisted for an interview, a minimum of 48 hours notification (where possible) will be provided to attend an interview. You will also be notified if your application has not been successful in securing an invitation for interview.

Will I need to undergo a ‘Pre-employment Check’ at the National Disability Insurance Agency?

Pre-employment checks are mandatory for positions with the National Disability Insurance Agency. These checks may include a Police Records Check, Working with Children Check and/or health check. These checks require detailed information to be completed and returned in a timely manner. Once received, they can take up to 20 business days to be finalised.

Who do I contact to ask further questions about the application process?

The Contact Officer for the position will be the best person to approach for more information via the details provided in the job advertisement.