Recruitment Process

Acknowledgment of applications

Applicants will receive an automatic response when their application is received. Unsuccessful applicants will receive a formal notification when the recruitment process is finalised.


Applicants will be shortlisted for further assessment against the key selection criteria as stated in the role statement.


Museums Victoria uses a range of activities to assess the suitability of candidates. These may include presentations, skills testing, behavioural interviewing and job related exercises.

Permission to Work

Only people who have a right to work in Australia may apply for opportunities with Museums Victoria. For more information about working in Australia, and your rights, visit the Careers with Victorian Government website

Police & Working with Children Checks

Successful applicants may be subject to Police Record Check or Working with Children Check.

Physical Requirements

The successful applicant will be required to disclose any pre-existing injury or disease that could be exacerbated by undertaking physical requirements of the position. Museums Victoria will take reasonable steps to assist or to modify the duties, so that the individual can continue to perform the role without further detriment to their health. Applicants should refer to the Inherent Physical Requirements section of the role statement for specific details.

Recipients of Resignation/Redundancy Packages

Applicants must disclose if they were in receipt of a resignation/redundancy package from a government or semi-government agency within the last 3 years.


The applicant's personal information will be held in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2000.

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