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  • ATO Jumpstart Program

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    About the ATO Jumpstart Program

    The Jumpstart Program is a 12-month, non-ongoing opportunity with the ATO. You’ll get on-the-job learning, a formal qualification and support networks, all while earning a competitive salary. It's perfect if you've recently left school or are looking to re-enter the workforce.

    During the program, you can also apply for an ongoing position in our ATO Evergreen Program and other career opportunities in the ATO. You can also choose not to progress your career with us. You will have a formal qualification and work experience to support you in future endeavours.

    What we offer

    Our program offers you:

    • a 12-month non-ongoing casual contract
    • a formal qualification
    • an opportunity to obtain work readiness skills and build professional capabilities
    • an opportunity to work in a flexible working environment
    • on-the-job training
    • shared support through
      • a dedicated program manager, team leaders and corporate trainers
      • access to the Indigenous employee network and Indigenous liaison officers
    • paid work as a casual APS 1 employee. You will be paid from $31.90 per hour (plus generous 15.4% superannuation)
    • the opportunity to apply for an ongoing position in our ATO Evergreen Program
    • exposure to other possible career opportunities in the ATO.

    Work placement

    During your work placement, you will develop new skills and build networks to help you develop your career. This role will help you:

    • interact with taxpayers
    • take responsibility for the quality and integrity of ATO records by recording client details and interactions
    • action low risk queries and do a range of general administrative tasks
    • learn by taking part in face-to-face and online training to meet ATO productivity and quality standards.
    • use your new or existing computer skills to use office systems and software
    • assist and be guided by other ATO employees to complete tasks that will help you develop your professional skills
    • work in a flexible environment and adapt to immediate and future challenges.
    Last modified: 18 May 2022QC 56958