Our recruitment process

To apply for a role at Museums Victoria you will be required to create an online account with a valid email address before completing an application form. Please be aware that some parts of this form are mandatory and must be completed.

All our advertised positions require you to send your covering letter, resume and a statement addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria (KSC). You may also be asked to submit further supporting documents. For assistance on how to address the KSC, visit the Key Selection Criteria guide on the Careers with the Victorian Government website.

Please note: Museums Victoria only responds to applications for advertised positions.

Acknowledgement 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.

Reasonable adjustment

We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. If you require additional assistance with the application process please contact the Recruitment and Learning & Development Coordinator via email at [email protected] or fax 03 8341 7210.

The National Relay Service (NRS) can assist people who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, please visit their website for more information.


Applicants will be shortlisted for further assessment against the key selection criteria 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 the Victorian Government website.

Police & Working with Children Checks

Successful applicants may be subject to a Police Record Check or a 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 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.

If you have any questions relating to our recruitment process, please email [email protected].

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