Trust, Service

& Accountability

Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service

Resume / curriculum vitae (CV)

Your resume (also known as curriculum vitae or CV) is a snapshot summarising your qualifications, experience, skills and qualities. A resume needs to be clear, concise and neatly organised with content relevant to the role you are applying for.

Your resume should include your:

  • Education, qualifications and details of any courses or areas of focus that might be relevant to the role.
  • Experience, paid and volunteer in reverse chronological order. For each job, include the role title, name and location of employer, and dates of employment. Briefly describe your role responsibilities for each job.
  • Special skills, computer skills, achievements, and membership in organisations.
  • References (refer to 6.6 Referees).