Naval Civilian Engineering Development Program (CEDP)



Applications are now open for the Naval Civilian Engineering Development Program (CEDP). This intake is suitable for people currently in fourth year or those who have recently completed their degree requirements. As a Naval CEDP participant you will work as a civilian (ie not in uniform) for the Royal Australian Navy providing technical engineering advice in support of current and future ships.


Degree types: Engineering (specialising in Naval Architecture, Communications, Chemical, Electronics, Electrical, Materials, Mechatronics, Fire Safety, Software and Cyber related technologies, Systems, Mechanical.)

Note: If you have a degree type related to those listed above, please apply

Location: Initially Canberra (relocation assistance is available if required), opportunity to rotate to another city within Australia for up to 1 year, a possibility of final Sydney position

Intake: February 2020

Program: 3 years – 6 x 6 month rotations

Salary: APS 4: $67,100 pa + 15.4% superannuation. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will advance to APS 6: $80,699 pa + 15.4% superannuation.

Closing Date: 31 March 2019


Further Information and application Link:


Application closing date

31 March 2019
Applications open for this opportunity: 
5 Mar 2019
Eligible degree type(s): 

Updated:  1 June 2019/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing