Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for a position at the AEMC?
The best way is to apply for a position that is already advertised on the Opportunities page. However, if there are no positions available and you would like to register your interest for future positions, we will keep you updated on new opportunities link.
How often are new roles advertised on your website?
All positions are advertised on the AEMC Careers website, which is updated on a regular basis, so we encourage you to check our website each week or register for Opportunities at the AEMC emails, which will automatically send you future roles as they become available.
What is the recruitment process?
For the majority of positions, the recruitment process will comprise an initial first interview to assess your technical and cultural fit for both the organisation and the position. If candidates are interstate or overseas, this might be by Skype or conference call. Our first interviews are usually with a member of the People and Culture team and the hiring manager. If you are asked to continue through the process, you will be given the opportunity to attend a second interview to meet with a member of the Senior Management Team. The second interview may also include a role-related case study or activity, and the opportunity to meet the direct work team.
In summary - our selection process is a minimum of two interviews, and may include some or all of the below:
- behavioural interviews
- psychometric testing
- case study
- reference checks
- background checks
Can I apply from overseas or interstate?
The AEMC accepts applications from overseas, and from locations within Australia. If you have the required skills and experience for the position, we suggest you make an application. In certain circumstances, help with relocation is provided.
How do I get an update on a role that I have applied for?
We know it is important to keep you updated on how your application is progressing in the recruitment and selection process. We will endeavour to notify all candidates at each stage of the process.
I have applied for a position. What happens now?
Once you apply, we will send you an automated response via email, confirming receipt of your application. Our People and Culture team will review your application and advise you if your application is to be progressed in the selection process. If your application is not successful, we will advise you within 3 to 5 working days and retain your details.
Who can apply?
Our roles are open all individual candidates who have an interest in working for the AEMC. Please note that we do not accept applications from recruitment agencies, search firms or external parties on behalf of candidates.
How long are positions advertised for?
Most roles are posted for a minimum of two weeks, but others can remain open until the vacancy is filled. Again, please check our website regularly.
Are there any career advancement opportunities?
Employees are encouraged to discuss their career goals and aspirations with their managers and to engage in the career development options the AEMC has on offer.
What if I can’t find a suitable job when I am searching current vacancies?
If there are no opportunities advertised that match your skills or career interest, you can register your details to receive our Opportunities at the AEMC emails. These are automated emails advising you that a role has been advertised. You can create an email alert in the Register section of our careers website.