Current vacancies

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is a small, unique agency with a big agenda.

At WGEA you will be part of a team of high achievers who are friendly, fun and passionate about promoting and improving gender equality.

Check our current vacancies below if you’d like to join the team on their mission to making Australian workplaces a better place for all.

Current vacancies

Senior Education and Research Advisers (x3) – ongoing

Why these roles matter

Our Agency is looking for team members who seek to build understanding, capability, and progress gender equality in ways that accelerate positive change in Australian workplaces.

The team achieves this through:

  • developing, writing, and delivering fit for purpose, evidence-informed education programs, tools and resources suitable for a variety of needs and stakeholders and across the full range of the Agency’s remit
  • building relationships, strategic collaborations, and partnerships with Agency stakeholders, external subject matter experts, and Governance teams to support and inform the Agency’s strategic education and research agenda
  • using the Agency’s world class data set to position it as a 'gold standard’ source of information and advice on workplace gender equality issues.

If you want a role where you can thrive, be challenged, do meaningful work, and be part of an amazing team, you’re in the right place.

The right candidate will have:

  • a strong commitment to and understanding of Gender Equality and a passion to improve it in Australian workplaces.
  • knowledge of issues relating to workplace gender equality and related principles, concepts, and practices. This includes monitoring emerging workplace gender and diversity issues across government, academic research, and the business community.
  • education and/or research experience (see position description in our application package for more details)

To find out more about the role and how to apply please refer to the Application Package.

Closing date: 5pm Monday 6 February – we will review applications as they arrive.

Reporting Support Adviser (APS5) - Ongoing

Why this role matters

Our Agency is looking for an experienced team member with excellent customer service who is able to work collaboratively with organisations to provide detailed advice.

In this role you will develop plans and objectives, clarify expectations and deadlines; keep stakeholders informed on progress and provide prompt and professional outcomes. 

The right candidate will have:

  • previous Salesforce CRM experience (essential)
  • basic Salesforce administration and configuration experience (essential)
  • high quality customer support using excellent customer service skills
  • strong written and verbal communication skills including a demonstrated ability to confidently present messages in a clear, concise manner and to tailor communication style to suit the audience
  • sound computer literacy including an intermediate level of experience using MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CRM data and report configuration.

To find out more about the role and how to apply please refer to the Application Package.

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 6 February 2023 – we will review applications as they arrive.

Senior Adviser – Capacity Building - ongoing

Why this role matters 

Our Agency is looking for a team member who can deliver new and effective ways to engage with employers in a direct advisory capacity, utilising best practice tools and resources as well as developing, utilising, and growing our new Community of Practice platform.

This role will assist with analysis of targeted cohorts of employers and will work with employers to develop and implement policies and practices to drive change and bridge their gender equality gaps.

If you want a role where you can thrive, be challenged, do meaningful work, and be part of an amazing team, you’re in the right place.

The right candidate will have:

  • a commitment to Gender Equality and a passion to improve it in Australian workplaces
  • demonstrated experience working with employers in a consulting capacity (private and or public sector organisations), understanding the drivers and levers for organisational behavioural and cultural change and delivering initiatives over a sustained period
  • well-developed knowledge on improving gender equality outcomes in a range of workplaces
  • strong analytical, investigative and problem-solving skills to determine gender equality maturity in industries or employers and utilise tools and resources to promote and drive action.

To find out more about the role and how to apply please refer to the Application Package.

Closing date: 5pm Friday 3 February – we will review applications as they arrive.

Corporate and HR Officer – APS4 non-ongoing (6 months)

Why this role matters

Our Agency is looking for a team member who has the capacity to take initiative, be organised, be keen to explore new ways of addressing ongoing challenges and work co-operatively in a small team to achieve outcomes.

If you want a role where you can thrive, be challenged, do meaningful work, and be part of an amazing team, you’re in the right place.

The right candidate will have:

  • demonstrated experience in providing high quality administrative support services through excellent internal and external customer service skills. This includes developing plans, objectives, clarifying expectations and deadlines; keeping clients informed on progress; providing prompt and professional outcomes for clients.
  • well-developed written and verbal communication skills which include the demonstrated ability to confidently present messages in a clear, concise manner and to tailor communication style to suit the audience.
  • demonstrated experience in and understanding of generalist HR tasks and processes.
  • sound computer literacy including an intermediate level of experience using MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and databases.
  • Baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain clearance.

To find out more about the role and how to apply please refer to the Application Package.

Closing date: Friday 27 January 5pm – we will review applications as they arrive.

Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP)

Indigenous Australian Government Development Program

Our agency is proud to be a participating employer in the Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP) The IAGDP is a 12-month entry-level employment and development program open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are interested in working in the Australian Public Service (APS). The aim of the program is to significantly contribute to improving employment opportunities, experiences and outcomes for Indigenous Australians in the APS. We value and draw on the skills, capability and unique life experiences and perspectives that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees can bring to the workplace.

For more details, please see the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website. 

Working with us

WGEA is a small unique agency with a big agenda. At WGEA you will be part of a team of high achievers who are passionate, friendly, and fun. We understand what working flexibly means. We pride ourselves on being a respectful, diverse, and inclusive community.

We encourage and welcome applications from people of all genders, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature-age people. Before applying for a role, check that you meet the eligibility criteria and possess the key skills and capabilities set out in the Application Package. You can tell us in your application or when called in for interview if you need any adjustments to help you participate equally in the selection process.  Please visit this page regularly for employment opportunities. 

You can also view the Agency’s current Enterprise Agreement below.