Trust, Service

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Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service

Using the guide

This guide explains the application and selection processes for those seeking employment in the NSW Public Service.

While the process can vary depending on the role, it typically goes as follows:

  1. Find a role on jobs.nsw.
  2. Create or update your profile (personal details) in jobs.nsw.
  3. Respond to the disqualification questions.
  4. Create your cover letter (and responses to targeted questions).
  5. Create or update your resume / curriculum vitae (CV).
  6. Submit your application.
  7. Selection and assessment processes:
  8. Offer - successful candidate(s).
  9. Feedback - unsuccessful candidate(s).