The Premier’s Department leads the state’s 430,000 public servants, driving collaboration and the delivery of whole-of-government priorities.
- Leads the state’s 430,000 public servants by modelling a culture of service and collaboration and embeds the voice of Aboriginal people and communities across the sector.
- Meaningful engagement with community, industry and partners and supports our front-line workforce and communities in times of crisis.
- Ensures a whole of government approach to resolving urgent issues and crisis management.
- Drives delivery of whole of government priorities and election commitments including oversight, assurance and complex cross agency delivery.
- Works with the Cabinet Office and Treasury to ensure that proposals for Cabinet are fully developed.
- Provides corporate services to Premier’s Department and The Cabinet Office.
Our people and structure
The Premier’s Department is made up of 4 groups:
Delivery and Coordination
People and Operations
Aboriginal Affairs NSW.
Inclusion at the centre
At the Premier's Department diversity and inclusion are central to our culture and achieving our purpose.
Our staff networks
We have several staff-led networks which are open to everyone. Our networks drive initiatives that value, celebrate, and promote respect for all across the department.
Our Diversity and Inclusion Network (DAIN) works to support an inclusive working environment for Premier's Department by championing:
- disability and accessibility
- Reconciliation Action Plan
- wellbeing and mental health.
We also have the Young Professionals Network and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Staff Advisory Group.
Parents and carers
The Premier's Department is proud to partner with Grace Papers, a career coaching platform designed to empower and support working parents and carers.
Our staff have unlimited access to a range of engaging programs, articles, and activities, designed to support you at each stage of your parenting or caring journey.
Birth mothers and parents who have primary caring responsibility can take up to 14 weeks of paid parental leave – regardless of gender.
Applying for a role
All vacancies are advertised at I Work for NSW and shared across other job boards including SEEK, Flex Careers, and LinkedIn.
All applications must be lodged through I Work for NSW.
I Work for NSW provides information to assist candidates complete their application. Refer to the section titled ‘recruitment process’ for information about how to apply for a role.
Selection for our roles is based on merit, and is offered to the person whose capabilities, knowledge and experience best match the job requirements.
Where possible, we create a recruitment pool of candidates that we can refer to if similar roles become available within the following 18 months. Being part of a recruitment pool means that you may be considered for ongoing, temporary or term employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career.