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Department of Defence

  • #3 in Government & public services
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Navy Civilian Engineer Development Program

Canberra, Sydney
Play a critical role in contributing to current and future Navy capability and is one of the most comprehensive programs of its type in Australia.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
20
Salary
69,811 + 15.4% superannuation
Start Date
Ongoing

Application dates

Applications Open
9 Mar 2021
Applications Close
7 Apr 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
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Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
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Anthropology
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S
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Primary Teaching
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TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

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:

  • Electronics;
  • Electrical;
  • Cyber  technologies;
  • Mechatronics;
  • Softwarineering;
  • Naval Architecture;
  • Mechanical;
  • Systems;
  • Fire Safety;
  • Materials; and
  • Chemical

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose


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Entry Requirements
  • A Bachelor degree (whilst not a prerequisite for entry, high numeracy skills equivalent to senior level mathematics that includes algebra and elementary differential calculus is assumed); OR
  • At least five years of relevant work experience in an IT or data science-related industry. Industry experience will need to include some background in computing, data analysis or programming. Application based on relevant industry experience must be supported by a detailed CV and proof of work experience.
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
Duration
32 months part-time
Study Mode
Online
Domestic Tuition Fees
$54,880 total
International Tuition Fees
$54,880 total