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Careers at AIMS

A rewarding career at Australia's tropical marine science agency

AIMS is a world leader in tropical marine science and conducts research supporting environmental sustainability and economic growth in Australia’s tropical oceans.

Our highly skilled and innovative science staff and valued support staff use state-of-the-art infrastructure, alongside strong national and international collaborative relationships to help to build Australia’s national marine science capability.

Together we can meet the challenges facing our marine estate.


Current AIMS vacancies

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Applying for a job at AIMS

Information on AIMS’ recruitment and selection process is detailed in our Recruitment Application Guideline.

AIMS may engage casual and/or temporary (labour hire) team members through labour hire supplier, Achieve Group Australia. Contact Achieve Group directly for information on registering.

International applications are encouraged to review the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website prior to submitting their application.


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Working at AIMS

We offer challenging and rewarding careers to our staff with a focus on creating safe and productive workplaces.

Our diverse and collaborative working environments foster creativity and innovation and our staff enjoy significant investment in their professional and personal development.

Staff benefit from generous leave entitlements
(25 days annual leave, 15 days personal leave), a 9-day fortnight and 15.4% superannuation as well as many other attractive working conditions.