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The Evergreen Indigenous Program

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The Evergreen Program

The ATO Evergreen program is an entry-level program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It will provide you an opportunity to start your career and develop your professional and technical skills in the public service.

The Evergreen program combines work experience and formal training with a permanent job on successful completion of the program.

ATO Evergreen program

What we offer

As part of the program, we offer:

  • an national, intensive and challenging program
  • a starting salary of over $54,000 (APS 2 level)
  • two challenging nine-month work rotations, with the opportunity to work in a variety of roles
  • regular training in a wide range of topics, including
    • how government works
    • introduction to tax and superannuation
    • various professional skills
  • support from a dedicated program manager, rotation team leaders and buddies
  • secure and competitive employment conditions
  • an opportunity to work within one of the largest Australian Public Service (APS) organisations.

On successful completion of the program you will:

  • be offered a permanent job
  • receive formal recognition for completing the program
  • advance to APS 3 (the next classification level) and be paid a salary of over $61,000 with excellent superannuation benefits
  • continue to receive a wide range of employee benefits, including leave conditions, annual salary advancement, and flexible working hours.

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