The Department of Treasury and Finance (Treasury) is looking for enthusiastic and accomplished tertiary graduates seeking a career in government. Our graduates participate and contribute to our core business of providing specialist economic, fiscal and commercial policy advice and services to the Government.  


The Northern Territory Public Sector values diversity and aims for a workforce which is representative of the community we serve. Therefore under an approved Special Measures recruitment plan, Aboriginal applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.

Eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian citizen, hold Australian permanent residency status or an appropriate visa;
  • have completed in the past three years, or are due to complete in 2017 a relevant degree; and
  • be able to produce documented evidence confirming the qualification is recognised in Australia if holding a qualification attained overseas.

Applicants to our graduate program have successfully completed a degree with consistently strong academic results in one or more of the following disciplines:  

  • Accounting 
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Commerce
  • Public Administration
  • Law

Selection Criteria

Show how you can apply your academic skills and work experience by responding to a number of criteria:

  1. Demonstrated analytical and research skills.
  2. Ability to apply academic knowledge and concepts to practical situations.
  3. Ability to work as part of a team and organise own workload to meet deadlines.
  4. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  5. Ability to prepare concise and accurate reports with attention to detail.
  6. Ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures.

Personal Qualities

Personal qualities we look for in our graduates are: initiative, integrity, enthusiasm, and a high degree of personal motivation and commitment. Applicants should be well organised, able to work both independently or as part of a team, and able to work under pressure to meet regular and often tight deadlines.