Government & Defence careers

Leading employers

  • ASC (formerly the Australian Submarine Corporation)
  • Australian Aerospace
  • BAE Systems Australia
  • Cobham
  • General Dynamics
  • Raytheon Australia Pty Ltd
  • Saab Systems Pty Ltd
  • Serco Sodexo Defence Services (SSDS)
  • Spotless Group Limited
  • Thales Australia
  • The Department of Defence
  • Transfield Defence Systems

Professional associations and industry bodies

Skills and personality

  • Analytical and advanced skills developing defence machinery, weapons and equipment
  • Effective organisational, coordination and administration abilities
  • Enjoy supporting government policies and activities
  • Highly professional in appearance to portray a positive image to the public
  • Problem solving capabilities and understanding of government aims and objectives with programs
  • Proficiency in computer information systems and office equipment
  • Research skills to assist in research and monitoring activities requested by governing bodies
  • Strong communication skills to work well with customers, clients and general inquiries from the public
  • Strong observational and analytical skills evaluating the effect of policies and government practices
  • Thorough attention to detail and understanding requests for information or tasks