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The Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General (OOSGG) is a small Commonwealth budget-funded statutory agency with staff located at Government House, Canberra and Admiralty House, Sydney.  The Official Secretary leads an organisation committed to identifying and implementing innovative ways to support the Governor-General in carrying out his constitutional, ceremonial, Commander-in-Chief and community duties.

We are committed to providing a workplace that values diversity and inclusion and supports all staff to reach their full potential.  We have a range of workplace diversity and inclusion strategies including policies and procedures, flexible working arrangements and initiatives to achieve this.

We offer a flexible and diverse environment and support staff through tailored training and development to develop their professional skills. We encourage creativity and support the implementation of innovative solutions.

To be eligible for employment, applicants must be an Australian citizen. The successful applicant will also need to pass and maintain a security clearance and police check. 

Current Vacancies 

HHLD1 - Household Attendant

Find out about current vacancies in OOSGG by visiting APS Jobs.

For current vacancies please email a two-page CV including the contact details of two current referees and a one-page pitch (size 10 font) to by the listed closing date. 

The pitch should explain how the applicant's skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role against the selection criteria. 

Talent Register

The Office maintains a talent register for candidates to register an expression of interest for employment with the OOSGG. The register allows us to access suitable candidates for non-ongoing and casual vacancies at short notice.

Expressions of interest can be submitted at any time for full-time, part-time or casual roles ranging from APS1 to Executive Level 2 classifications. Applications remain active for six months.

To submit an expression of interest, email with a two-page CV and a one-page pitch telling us about your capabilities, experience and qualifications.