Work with us

  • Work at the Museum

    See what jobs at the museum are available, or apply to volunteer or take part in work experience.

    The Australian National Maritime Museum occasionally offers ongoing (permanent), non-ongoing (temporary) and short-term vacancies in a range of areas including curatorial, conservation, registration, education, personnel, finance, and public relations. Some positions at the museum are out-sourced, for example, security and front-of-house personnel. There are also contractors working at the museum performing a range of jobs.

    See Current Positions

    View all Current Jobs

    Submit an Application

    To apply for an advertised position, you need to submit an online application through e-Recruitment, our online recruitment system.

    • Please read the candidate information pack before accessing the system for the first time. This will assist in preparing your application for a position with the museum.
    • You will need to register online to apply for positions advertised on our website.
    • Once registered you will be allocated a login identification (which is usually your email address) and password which will allow you to:
    1. Register your personal details
    2. Access your application at any time
    3. Make changes to personal details once you have submitted an application
    4. Access previous applications you have submitted
    5. Apply for new jobs listed
    6. Set up job alerts for new positions

    After You Have Submitted an Application

    After you submit your application online, you will receive an automatically generated e-mail response advising you that your application has been received. You may also receive email correspondence throughout the process. If you are selected for interview, you will be contacted by telephone. Please include home and work phone numbers in your application. If you have any enquiries, please contact the Human Resources team.

    Australian Citizenship and Proof of Identity (PDF, 261 kb)

    ANMM Enterprise Agreement 2017 - 2020 (PDF 2.4 mb)

    Volunteering at the Museum

    Volunteering in the museum is a fantastic way to develop new skills and see what it’s like to work with us. Although volunteering is unpaid, it can potentially lead to new opportunities. See How to Volunteer

    Internships at the Museum

    The Australian National Maritime Museum Internship Program (ANMMIP) offers a range of unpaid opportunities for interns and work experience students to apply knowledge learned through formal instruction in a museum environment. The ANMM believes that such an experience is intrinsically educational and at the same time provides the best bridge to professional development and raising the standards of museum related scholarship and practice.

    Applications for internships, can be submitted via to the Human Resources team.

    Work Experience at the Museum

    The museum offers limited places for work experience for students from high school and tertiary institutions. Applications for work experience are currently on hold.

    For more information, please contact the Human Resources team.