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How to apply
Before submitting your application we recommend you review the information below. It contains useful and practical advice on how to prepare, submit and follow up your job application.
Once you have found the position you would like to apply for, be sure to download the role profile. The role profile provides detailed information on the role, which we will refer to through out the application process. We also encourage you to call and ask questions to find out more about the role if you require further information.
What to submit
For instructions on what you are required to submit in your application, please refer to the application procedures contained in role advertisement. Some of the documents you may be asked to provide include:
Cover email/ letter
If asked to provide a cover email/ letter, it should be concise and tailored to the job you are applying for.
Your cover email/ letter should:
- Explain why you are a suitable candidate
- Tell us why you'd like to work for AVI
Personal statement addressing the key selection criteria
A personal statement helps us get a better understanding of your knowledge, skills and experience. Your personal statement should relate to the job you are applying for and should describe how you meet each of the key selection criteria set out in the role profile, which can be found at the bottom of the job advertisement.
If an application form is required it will be located at the bottom of the job advertisement. The application form addresses the key selection criteria for the role. Please provide succinct answers (maximum 300 words per question), including at least one example that demonstrates your experience.
All applications submitted to AVI must be accompanied by a current CV. Please do not include photographs or password protected documents.
Submitting your application
All applications must be submitted via email to: email@example.com. Once your application is successfully received by AVI, we will send you an acknowledgment email.
Once the closing date for a position has passed, the job will be removed from our website. AVI has a strict recruitment policy and in consideration of fairness to all candidates we do not consider applications received after the deadline date/ time. Please be aware that the closing date applies to Melbourne, Australia time.
Shortlisting and interview procedures
Shortlisting of applications will take place soon after the closing date. The selection process for all advertised positions will involve a selection panel. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application and given the opportunity to seek feedback. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are only able to provide interviewed candidates with feedback via the telephone.
The initial interview will include specific behavioural-type questions relating to your approach, attitude and experience of working in a similar capacity. These questions will be tailored to the post you have applied for. Subsequent interviews may involve follow-up questions where appropriate.
It is our policy to take up references at the point at which you are invited for a final interview or before an offer is made. We require a minimum of two referees, of which at least one must be your current or previous direct line manager. We will contact all referees over the telephone in order to check the validity of the referee and ask specific questions about the referee's opinion of your suitability for work within the capacity of the role for which you applied.
Information for international candidates
AVI is committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace and we value the experience international candidates bring to the organisation. However, the Australian Department of Immigration's visa regulations do not always permit us to sponsor candidates to enter Australia to take up positions.
AVI positions based overseas are open to all international candidates.
For more information for non-Australian residents regarding work visas, please visit www.immi.gov.au.