The APS classification that aligns to your ADF rank

Last updated: 11 Aug 2017

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The Australian Public Service (APS) offers a variety of careers allowing you to draw upon your military experience and skills.

Use the ADF rank–APS classification matcher below to determine the APS classification that could best match your rank.

ADF rank–Classification matcher

First choose your service, then rank. You can then search the APSjobs website for positions that match your criteria.

This tool is intended as a guide only. You should also consider your non-military and/or specialist skills and experience. If there is a job advertised outside of the classifications recommended for your equivalent rank, consider your overall experience and if you feel you meet the criteria submit your application.

Senior Officers

Junior and Field Rank Officers

Senior Non-Commissioned Officers/Warrant Officers

Other Ranks

Senior Officers

Junior and Field Rank Officers

Senior Non-Commissioned Officers/Warrant Officers

Other Ranks

APS 1

APS 1 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The APS 1 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

APS 2

APS 2 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The APS 2 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

APS 3

APS 3 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The APS 3 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

APS 4

APS 4 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The APS 4 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

APS 5

APS 5 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The APS 5 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

APS 6

APS 6 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The APS 6 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

Executive Level 1

Executive Level 1 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The Executive Level 1 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

Executive Level 2

Executive Level 2 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The Executive Level 2 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

SES Band 1

SES Band 1 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The SES Band 1 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

SES Band 2

SES Band 2 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The SES Band 2 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

SES Band 3

SES Band 3 is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The SES Band 3 work level standards provide a guide to the responsibilities and duties of this classification level

Secretary

Secretary is the closest equivalent grade to your rank

The level of skills and experience gained at a particular ADF rank can be aligned to work value for a given APS classification.

Key
APS – Australian Public Service
EL – Executive Level
SES – Senior Executive Service