Robert Pocock, Graduate Trainee, Bachelor of Laws, Department of the Attorney-General and JusticeRobert Pocock
Graduate Trainee, Bachelor of Laws
Department of the Attorney-General and Justice.

NTPS Graduate Development Program

The Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) Graduate Development Program is a one or two year program that provides an entry point into the public service for recent university graduates.
The Graduate Development Program is designed to enhance the research, analytical and administrative skills that participants have gained at university; and provide an opportunity for graduates to broaden their knowledge and understanding of government operations.
Graduates will develop high level work skills by undertaking analysis and project work, graduates may also rotate to different business areas and regions within the agency.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the NTPS Graduate Development Program you must:

  • be eligible to work in Australia for the period of the program
  • have completed a minimum of a 3 year undergraduate degree within the 3 years prior to the commencement of the program in one of the specified disciplines
  • have completed the undergraduate degree at an Australian recognised university.
 

Salary conditions

$56 869 to $64 405 per annum, dependent on the length of the qualification and relevant work experience undertaken.
 

Recruitment

Applications for the NTPS Graduate Development Program are advertised in approximately March of each year, with successful applicants commencing in January the following year.
 

Required documentation

At time of application, the following documents are required to be provided/submitted by the applicant: 

  • complete online application form
  • provide an up-to-date resume with two current referees
  • provide certified copies of academic transcripts from an Australian recognised university
  • if you are not an Australian Citizen, provide a current visa that grants you the right to be employed in Australia for the duration of the program
 

Register your interest!

If you are interested in the Graduate Program with the NTG, please provide the below details via email to employmentprograms@nt.gov.au:
  • full name
  • contact number
  • email address
  • qualification you have completed or are due to complete
  • year in which you completed your qualification, or are due to complete your qualification
  • university you have attended, or currently attending.

Contact information

Employment Programs Unit
Department of Corporate and Information Services
GPO Box 2391, Darwin, NT, 0801

Phone: (08) 8999 4164
Email: employmentprograms@nt.gov.au
Web: www.employmentprograms.nt.gov.au