Careers at NAATI

Respect, fairness and professionalism are at the heart of what we do here at NAATI. We value and seek supportive, team-oriented people to work with us. 

We recognise that our people are all unique in their life experiences, skills and abilities. We are known for having a diverse workforce and valuing the range of backgrounds that represent our people through gender, age, LGBTI, ethnicity, religious and cultural backgrounds, family status and flexibility.

Please see below for available job vacancies. 

NAATI Examiners

NAATI Examiners are certified interpreters and translators with tertiary qualifications.

Examiners have extensive professional experience as a translator or interpreter, perfect English language skills and high professional and ethical standards.

NAATI employs examiners to assist with the setting and marking of the certification tests.

Click here to find out more about becoming an examiner

NAATI Role-players

NAATI Role-players are language speakers who play the role of interpreting clients in NAATI’s interpreter tests.

During an interpreting test, two role-players will engage in a conversation based on prompts provided by NAATI while an individual (the test candidate) interprets.

We generally recruit role-players in the ACT, NSW, Qld, SA, Vic and WA as needed to meet testing demand. Role-players are employed on a casual basis to assist with certification tests.

Click here to find out more about becoming a role-player

Business Systems Support Officer

A great opportunity is now available within our Operations/IT team for a Business Systems Support Officer to provide technical and customer support to our national team.

NAATI is a culturally diverse and dynamic workplace with flexible work arrangements, training and development opportunities and in this role, the ability to interact with colleagues.

  • Permanent full-time position.
  • Location – Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney or Perth will be considered.
  • Starting salary range: $83,607 to $88,461 per annum plus super (effective July 2022).

Read the position description here. If you think you would excel in this role, we want to hear from you!

Please send a short cover letter and your current CV to us at

This position is only open to Australian citizens or permanent residents. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We will review applications as they are received, and initial discussions may commence prior to the closing date.

Closing Thursday 26 May 2022