Public Service Resume Template

Applying for the Australian Public Service (APS) can be quite overwhelming. There’s a lot that need to be taken into account, especially when preparing your resume or CV. This in on top of perfecting your pitch.

The very finest details would either impede or progress your application, give you an advantage over other applicants, or rule you out from the competition completely. 

To get you started, we have provided a free public sector resume template. 

Click below to download our editable, ATS Friendly, DIY Australian resume template in MS Word format.

Important: On the next page, make sure to enter a valid email address as this is where we’ll send you the download link.

About this resume layout:

  • Simple format that works for anyone applying for Federal, State or Local-level public sector roles 
  • Simple line diving content and a good mix of colours to create a professional aesthetic 
  • Captures most of your key information on Page 1 so the selection panel would immediately see your relevant skills, achievements and qualifications and match these with your selection criteria/pitch 
  • Just note: This template is DIY, which means we don’t offer support in terms of formatting your resume or creating your content. For a full-service public sector resume, check out Pricing and Services here. 

Once you’ve crafted your winning resume, you may send it to us to receive a free,  confidential, and objective assessment.

Are you still having difficulties preparing your public sector resume? 

Get in touch to find out how we can help. 

At Rev-Up Your Resume, we carefully match our clients’ experience and skills with the role requirements and Integrated Leadership System (ILS) framework. As one of the leading professional resume writers, we have assisted thousands of clients applying for State Governments (ACT Government, NSW Government, QLD Government, SA Government, VIC Government), Government Department and Agencies (Home Affairs, AFP, ATO, ACIC, Austrade, DFAT, Defence, PM&C, DSS) and local Government and Councils.  

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