New to AIMS

Welcome to AIMS

The Australian Institute of Marine Science is an internationally renowned world leader in the sustainable development, conservation and management of tropical marine environments.

AIMS has more than 200 staff operating from research facilities in Townsville, Queensland, Perth, Western Australia and Darwin, Northern Territory.

AIMS operates under the ethos of generating and transferring knowledge to support the sustainable use and protection of the marine environment through innovate, work class scientific and technological research.

We thank you for joining our team and we hope that your period of employment with AIMS is both challenging and rewarding.


New Employee Documentation for Completion

Please find below new employee documentation for your completion.  These documents can be completed and returned to our Human Resources Office or submitted in person upon commencement.


Information for New Employees


Social Club

Membership to the AIMS Social Club is optional and is open to all staff, visitors and contractors.  The Social Club organises a variety of events throughout the year and details are available from AIMScape.



Employer contributions for superannuation are made at 15.4%.  AIMS Staff have the choice to join one of the following superannuation funds:

Staff are encouraged to review the Product Disclosure Statement prior to electing to become a member of a superannuation fund.


Online Inductions


All staff are required to complete the online general safety induction.  In addition, staff who will be participating in field trips or working in our laboratories are also required to complete the relevant field work and laboratory safety inductions.


Contact us

For further enquiries, please contact our Recruitment team via:

Phone: +61 (07) 4753 4260



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