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.

Reporting Programs Co-ordinator

Why this role matters  

Our Agency is entering an exciting new chapter as we seek to deepen our impact, expand our reach and accelerate the rate of change. This hands-on role is a critical part of our Reporting and Technology team, responsible for coordinating all aspects of the yearly Gender Equality reporting programs for the Agency and facilitating the ongoing improvement and expansion of this key Agency function.

Your experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have a commitment to Gender Equality and a passion to improve it in Australian workplaces. You will use your technical aptitude and customer data management experience including the development and maintenance of knowledge management systems coupled with excellent organisational and time management skills to coordinate all aspects of the Agency’s gender equality reporting and public sector reporting programs.

How to apply

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Workplace Gender Equality Agency and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

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

Applications close 10am on Tuesday, 6 December 2022.

Salesforce Developer

Why this role matters  

This hands-on role is a critical part of our Reporting and Technology team, using your Salesforce Developer skills and ideas for the continued development, implementation and delivery of high impact technical solutions to accelerate the pace of change in gender equality in Australian workplaces.

Working in a small team, you will help us design world-class Salesforce applications for our evolving CRM requirements, developing system solutions, coding, testing and implementing features and enhancements in an exciting and agile environment.

If you want a role where you can deliver the technology to drive meaningful change in Australian workplaces, you’re in the right place.

Your experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have a passion for Salesforce ( with current Salesforce Developer Certification), enjoy troubleshooting and fixing bugs in an agile environment which demands great adaptability and time management skills.

You will also possess an understanding of how to maintain the security and integrity of the application software; experience using Apex, Omniscript, Visualforce, Lightning platform, JavaScript, web services and declarative platform tools and; proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming and query language with experience in building complex customisation and integrations for Salesforce applications.

How to apply

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in working at the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

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

Applications close 10am on Wednesday, 30 November 2022.

Executive & Project Assistant

Why this role matters  

Are you looking for a role where you can coordinate and contribute to projects that make a real difference to the issues affecting Australian workplaces? A role where you can use your excellent organisational and administrative skills to support the executive management team to drive change? Then our Executive & Project Assistant role is perfect for you!

Your experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have have demonstrated experience providing high quality administrative and executive support at the Executive Director (or equivalent) level, fantastic organisation skills and the capability to develop improved practices in information and project management.

How to apply

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in working at the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

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

Applications close 10am on Wednesday, 30 November 2022.

Talent and HR Officer

Why this role matters  

If you are looking for a role to further develop your existing HR experience, where you can contribute to accelerating the rate of change in gender equality while doing so, you’re in the right place! Our people are our most important asset at WGEA so we are looking for a Talent & HR Officer to help us ensure we have the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

Your experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have experience in end-to-end talent sourcing and HR processes including managing multiple tasks, competing deadlines and delivering a collaborative and responsive service.

You will also have strong project management skills and experience in managing competing deadlines as well as strong interpersonal skills to effectively manage internal stakeholders and external agencies expectations.

How to apply

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in working at the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

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

Applications close 11pm on Wednesday, 30 November 2022.

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.