Our Selection Process

Selection and Eligibility

Our recruitment decisions are based on merit. Using a competitive selection process, we make an overall assessment of each candidate’s skills, experience, qualifications and personal qualities against the requirements of the role.

All of our selection processes and decisions are free of bias and unlawful discrimination. Our selection process is designed to ensure the most suitable candidate is appointed to the position.

We will contact your current manager for a reference if you are the preferred candidate to substantiate the information given during the selection process.

Eligibility For Employment

To be eligible for employment with the VPA, you must be:

  • an Australian citizen; or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • a New Zealand citizen or
  • hold a current visa which enables you to work in Australia