Careers at the Premier's Department

The Premier’s Department leads the state’s 430,000 public servants, driving collaboration and the delivery of whole-of-government priorities. We strive to make NSW a great place to live, work and visit.

Your career, your way

Our purpose is to drive big ideas at the heart of government. Use your skills, knowledge and experience to work with communities, collaborate across Government and keep NSW moving.

We’re diverse and ambitious. We believe that we can accomplish great things when people bring their whole selves to work. We’re proud of what we do for the communities of NSW – communities that are reflected in our team.

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Flexible working

Everyone has different needs and our flexible work culture allows you to adapt your work routine to suit you.

Kick start your career

Entry-level roles and key employment programs to empower students, graduates and aspiring leaders.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment

The Premier's Department is committed to building a culturally safe workplace.

Our values

  • Consider people equally without prejudice or favour.  
  • Act professionally with honesty, consistency and impartiality.  
  • Take responsibility for situations, showing leadership and courage.  
  • Place the public interest over personal interest.  
  • Appreciate difference and welcome learning from others.  
  • Build relationships based on mutual respect.  
  • Uphold the law, institutions of government and democratic principles.  
  • Communicate intentions clearly and invite teamwork and collaboration.  
  • Provide apolitical and non-partisan advice.  
  • Provide services fairly with a focus on customer needs.  
  • Be flexible, innovative and reliable in delivering services.  
  • Engage with the not-for-profit and business sectors to develop and implement service solutions.  
  • Focus on quality while maximising service delivery.  
  • Recruit and promote employees on merit.  
  • Take responsibility for decisions and actions.  
  • Provide transparency to enable public scrutiny.  
  • Observe standards for safety.  
  • Be fiscally responsible and focus on efficient, effective and prudent use of resources.  

Stay in touch

Stay in touch with the Premier's Department by following us on LinkedIn.

Contact us

All our job advertisements include a contact person for enquiries. You are encouraged to contact this person to find out more about the role, the team and for us to learn a little more about you.

You can also contact the People, Culture and Talent team if you have general questions about applying for a role at the Premier's Department.

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