The Navy Civilian Engineer Development Program plays a critical role in contributing to current and future Navy capability and is one of the most comprehensive programs of its type in Australia. The program aims to support the acquisition and in-service sustainment requirements of the Royal Australian Navy fleet. Key to this function is providing specialist engineering support through the lifecycle of Navy platforms, including requirements development, build, test, sea trials and in-service support. These rotations include;
The Navy Civilian Engineer Development Program offers a 36-month development program, consisting of six work rotations of six months each. Four rotations within the Navy Group, one industry rotation (outside of Defence) and one rotation in another Defence Group.
The program includes a range of features that provide broad professional development and recognition as well as the opportunity to grow and develop a professional career as an Australian Public Service employee within the Department of Defence. Based on competencies recognised by Engineers Australia (EA), this program consists of Defence and industry work rotations and provides optimum exposure to a variety of engineering opportunities through both on and off the job training.
The Department's generous remuneration package, conditions of service and leave benefits will contribute to you enjoying a happy work/life balance. The program also includes assistance to achieve industry-based professional experience.
A minimum four-year Bachelor degree, recognised in Australia, is required to apply for the Navy Civilian Engineer Development Program.
The Navy Civilian Engineer Development Program looks for applicants who have an Engineering degree, accredited by Engineers Australia specialising in: