Preparing and submitting your application

Your application provides us with a picture of who you are. It should include information about your education, work history and experience.

Before you apply for any job advertised by ActewAGL, you must check that you are eligible to apply. To apply for a job at ActewAGL, you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
  • have Australian Work Rights.

Further information can be obtained from Australia's Department of Immigration and Border Protection or Immigration New Zealand.

Application guidelines

Submitting application

Your application must be received on the due date.

We cannot guarantee that late applications will be accepted.

Submitting an application

ActewAGL utilises an online recruitment system to make sure applying for a job at ActewAGL is quick and easy.
When submitting an application you will need to do the following.

  • Sign-up as a new user and accept the privacy statement.
  • Complete a questionnaire, so that SMS alerts can be sent to you when roles you might be interested in are advertised.
  • Complete and online application. This includes:
    • entering your personal details
    • developing a cover letter that addresses your skills and experience in relation to the advertised position
    • addressing the selection criteria – you will be allowed up to 200 words for each criterion
    • submitting your resume, making sure the file you attach is not larger than 2MB.
  • Submit your completed application. You will receive an automatic email receipt when your application has been received.

Our online system also allows you to see the status of your application, change your personal details, retrieve an existing application, modify your application or withdraw your application.


Referee details need to include:

  • name
  • contact details (at least one contact number)
  • relationship between the referee and the applicant.

School leavers and University graduates may use teachers or lecturers.

Contact information

Please contact the contact officer in the advertisement for more information about the position you are applying for.

For all other enquiries please contact the People, Safety and Culture team on: