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  • Why work with us

    Hear from our people about how a career with the ATO can take you somewhere unexpected.

    Media: Go somewhere unexpected Link (Duration: 2:41)

    Our work

    At the ATO, you’ll do work you can’t do anywhere else:

    • work that is meaningful, diverse and challenging
    • work that makes a real difference to the lives of Australians and contributes to their economic and social wellbeing
    • work that might take you somewhere unexpected, such as:    
      • delivering a client experience that defies expectations
      • designing solutions that turn problems upside down; building cutting-edge systems that engage, and make it easier to do the right thing
      • shaping the way legislation is interpreted and applied, and influencing new policy
      • testing yourself against the best minds in your field, not just here but on a global stage
      • becoming a leader and driving innovation across everything we do.

    Our people

    At the ATO, our people have vision.

    We’re building a leading tax and superannuation administration; and business registry service known for contemporary service, expertise and integrity.

    We are committed, innovative and our achievements are celebrated.

    We offer a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone.

    We create an environment where our people can bring their unique and best selves to the workplace and the work they do.

    We're proud to be recognised as one of the leading APS agencies for diversity and inclusion. Our 2024 Diversity and Inclusion Strategy is our formal commitment to lifting diversity and inclusion to the next level at the ATO.

    We're empowered – we collaborate across boundaries and engage with our clients and partners to deliver real outcomes.

    Our culture

    We celebrate and champion diversity to reflect the community we serve. We have a vibrant, client-focussed culture, positioning us to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

    Watch our short video that demonstrates how our cultural traits support us to deliver the right outcomes for the community.

    Media: Our culture overview External Link (Duration: 1:32)

    We have a range of videos about our culture on atoTVExternal Link – just search 'culture'.

    We are:

    • client focused – we put our clients at the centre of everything we do
    • united and connected – we work as one team to deliver the right outcomes for the community
    • empowered and trusted – we are supported to take ownership, exercise judgment and make reasonable decisions
    • future oriented – we will be flexible and adapt to meet immediate and future challenges
    • passionate – we are committed to serving the community. We bring professionalism, energy and determination to everything we do.

    Our offer

    We offer the opportunity to work for a competitive salary and be part of an award-winning and highly professional organisation.

    Our contemporary workspaces provide the tools and technology you need to deliver your best work.

    Our continuous investment in your professional growth and development ensures you’ll never stop learning.

    We offer:

    • flexibility to provide the best work/life balance for you
    • generous leave (with the ability to purchase more)
    • 15.4% superannuation
    • a national presence
    • an opportunity-rich environment where you can take charge of your career and go somewhere unexpected.

    To apply for a job, you need to register via our online recruitment system, which allows you to search for jobs, set up job alerts and submit your application.

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    Last modified: 09 Sep 2021QC 54327