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Conditions of entry and employment

Citizenship Requirements: A person is eligible to be a public service officer only if the person:

  • is an Australian citizen; or
  • resides in Australia, and has permission under a Commonwealth law, to
    • work in Australia; and
    • remain in Australia indefinitely.

Proof of Identity: Candidates must provide proof of identity, with a certified copy of a current passport, birth certificate, drivers licence, or immigration documentation.

Medical Assessment: Applicants who progress to a certain stage of the recruitment process will be required to undergo a medical assessment.

Criminal History Check: QCS will arrange for a criminal history check through the Queensland Police Service in the later stages of the selection process. If you have lived overseas for an extended period, you may be required to supply a relevant criminal history check.

Drivers Licence: All applicants are required to hold a current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence.

First Aid Certificate: All applicants are required to have an Australian First Aid certificate, with a minimum of 12 months from date of expiry as at time of application.

Relevant certificates must have one of the following codes:

  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • HLTFA311A - Apply first Aid
  • HLTFA301C Apply First Aid
  • HLTFA301B - Apply first aid


Last updated: 18 October 2013