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Career Prospects at ACT Public Service

7.6
7.6 rating for Career Prospects, based on 36 reviews
Please tell us about promotion possibilities and fill us in on what it takes to move up the ranks.
I'm not certain about that yet as I'm not certain where I can go in my current role/team. I do have the option to apply to other teams/directorates though so that's an assurance in case this team does not work out.
Midlevel, Canberra
I progressed from the Graduate Program to a management position within 18 months.
Experienced, Canberra
Graduates (ASO4 level) get permanently promoted to ASO5 after program completion. Within three months after finishing the program I secured an acting ASO6 role, and 3 months after that an acting Senior Officer Grade C (SOGC)role. Within a year after finishing the program I was offered a permanent SOGC role.
Graduate, Canberra
I have been able and given the opportunity to act in higher level positions and this has enabled me to gain promotions quite quickly.
Experienced, Canberra
Lots of vacancies available; opportunity to work on higher duty or transfer to other areas to expand experience.
Midlevel, Canberra
Plenty of opportunities for temporary transfers or promotions. Managers are very supportive of allowing staff to work in other areas to gain new skills.
Midlevel, Canberra
Opportunities for temporary transfers are regularly advertised. Movement across the organisation is easy and encouraged. Expectations on each staff level are available.
Graduate, Canberra
I now have exposure to the corporate side of Health Directorate and interact with multiple other areas, therefore giving myself the best opportunities for my career.
Graduate, Canberra
I have been supported to apply for several promotions and management has always been active in making sure the work I was engaging with was supportive of my career.
Midlevel, Canberra
If I want the opportunity for promotion, I would have to leave my team and potentially my branch altogether as higher roles are already filled.
Midlevel, Canberra
In two years I have progressed from an ASO4 to an ASO6 position, and I feel confident that I can continue to progress in my area or similar areas in the ACTPS.
Midlevel, Canberra
Many jobs are advertised internally, which opens up a range of career progression possibilities. There are also many opportunities to act above level and hence get experience. However, many roles in my work area are very static due to staff in permanent contracts staying in their roles for the length of their career, making more specific opportunities harder to attain.
Midlevel, Canberra
Good managers who see your potential are important in being able to move up in the ranks.
Midlevel, Canberra
It is relatively easy to move within ACT Government.
Midlevel, Canberra