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ANZSCO 223112 - Registered Migration Australia

A recruitment consultant interviews applicants to determine their job requirements and suitability for particular jobs, and assists employers to find suitable staff. In Australia a recruitment consultant is a Skill Level 1 occupation.


Recruitment Consultant Alternative Titles


  • Employment Consultant





  • Casting Agent
  • Literary Agent



Recruitment Consultant Occupation Lists
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Group: 2231 Human Resource Professionals




Recruitment Consultant job description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a recruitment consultant in Australia is to plan, develop, implement and evaluate staff recruitment, assist in resolving disputes by advising on workplace matters, and represent industrial, commercial, union, employer and other parties in negotiations on issues such as enterprise bargaining, rates of pay and conditions of employment.



  • arranging for advertising of job vacancies, interviewing and testing of applicants, and selection of staff
  • maintaining personnel records and associated human resource information systems
  • providing advice and information to management on workplace relations policies and procedures, staff performance and disciplinary matters
  • arranging the induction of staff and providing information on conditions of service, salaries and promotional opportunities
  • receiving and recording job vacancy information from employers such as details about job description, wages and conditions of employment
  • providing information on current job vacancies in the organisation to employers and job seekers
  • undertaking negotiations on terms and conditions of employment, and examining and resolving disputes and grievances
  • studying and interpreting legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
  • developing, planning and formulating enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs, and procedures for their implementation
  • overseeing the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives


Skill Level
Most occupations in the recruitment consultant unit group (Group 2231) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations within the Recruitment Consultant Group


Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same recruitment consultant group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Recruitment Consultant is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Visa Caveat


  • The following caveats apply to the Subclass 457 visa and ENS (Subclass 186) Direct Entry Stream application:


    Caveat 2:

    The position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD65,000.


    Caveat 19:

    The position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000.


    Caveat 21:

    The position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees.


Average Income


The average salary for a Recruitment Consultant in Australia is $ 98,876 for male employees and $ 73,346 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 37.9 Females: 37.5 Persons: 37.6


Source: (Group 2231) Human resource professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



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