Australian Taxation Office
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Interviews at Australian Taxation Office

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Australian Taxation Office.
Interview experience
Based on 68 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 66 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 65 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Australian Taxation Office

Overall experience

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
More than one month
58%
About a month
20%
About a week
11%
About two weeks
8%
About a day or two
3%
Most reported steps
Background check
57%
Phone call/screening
52%
On-site interview
51%
Group interview
37%
Problem solving exercises
35%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
5%
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Australian Taxation Office

  • If prepared, and after reading the retirements, the interview though always challenging, is on line with other companies
    Shared on 9 August 2020 - Debt service consultant - Gosford NSW
  • Not bad, must do inhouse selections
    Shared on 30 November 2018 - Client Liaison Officer - Perth WA
  • The selection process is inordinately long.
    Shared on 10 May 2018 - Customer Service Officer - Box Hill VIC, Cheltenham VIC

Interview questions at Australian Taxation Office

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • The ATO have a selection criteria for each position advertised, there are multiple questions that need to be answered using the Situation Task Action Result (STAR) methodology.
    Shared on 8 May 2019 - APS2, APS3 & APS5 - Various positions - Qld, Vic & NSW
  • Why should we hire you, Tell us about yourself
    Shared on 2 September 2018 - Technical Helpdesk Support Consultant - Melbourne City Centre VIC
  • - About my qualification.- Ready to work in an organisation with result oriented performance. - Maintain integrity and security of important department of Australia.
    Shared on 22 July 2018 - APS 4 level officer - Perth WA