STEM scheme recruitment—applications now open

We are recruiting people with qualifications in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Our STEM scheme will allow you to use your specialist skills and work in an exciting and diverse ICT environment.

Successful applicants will be offered a permanent full-time APS5 position, with a starting salary of $71,790. 

You will work in one of our ICT hubs—Adelaide, Brisbane or Canberra—and we will provide the targeted ICT training you need to enhance your university qualifications. 

To learn more about the roles, visit our website.


You will receive learning and development opportunities, including certifications in key technologies. Training includes modules in SAP design, HANA, JAVA, Microsoft, Teradata, Mainframe and programme/project management.

Working with us

We're looking for people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and are passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of Australians.
We also know diversity in our workforce is not just a 'nice to have', it's a business imperative. We are committed to diversity and encourage applications from everyone who meets the eligibility criteria. You can learn more about our diversity commitments on the Human Services website.
You can learn more about the benefits of working for us in our Enterprise Agreement. 

How to apply

To learn more and to apply, visit our website.

  • Benefits of working at the Department of Human Services
  • Excellent starting salary
  • Formal training and development
  • Flexible work options
  • Family leave
  • On-the-job training and experiences