The skills and experience gained in the Australian Defence Force are exceptional. Veterans are resilient, motivated and experienced. They demonstrate loyalty, courage and commitment and are proven problem solvers.
In November 2016, the Premier set a target to employ 250 veterans in the Victorian public sector. In March 2019, this initial goal was tripled to 750 veterans employed in the public sector by June 2021.
If you’re a veteran looking for a new career, register with and self-identify as a veteran during the application process. This will help us track the number of veterans applying, so we can monitor and address any barriers in the recruitment process.
You can also register your interest for career updates in the Victorian Public Sector.
Tips for veterans looking for work in the Victorian public sector
If you’re a veteran looking for your next career move, consider a job within the Victorian Government. Find benefits, pay grades and tips on how to prepare your application.
Employing veterans in the Victorian Public Sector
If you’re an employer in the Victorian Public Sector, find out what skills and experience veterans can bring to your team.
Case study: From the army to emergency management
After 22 years in the ADF, Mike left the army in 2017 for a management role at Emergency Victoria.
Case study: The attraction of the public sector after the defence force
Carmel wanted to work for a values-based organisation that's fast-paced
Reviewed 10 June 2021