NSW Public Service Recruitment Pools

NSW Public Service Recruitment Pools

Working for NSW is more than just a job. A career in NSW Government is for people who want to make a tangible and lasting difference in our community. It is for people who are looking for choice and opportunity through the scope and scale of our roles and projects, and the diversity of our people. 

The NSW Public Service has introduced recruitment pools as new way of recruiting for roles that are commonly needed across the NSW Public Service. By submitting one application, you can be considered for many roles across multiple Public Service Agencies.

Why Apply?

  • Fast and streamlined recruitment process
  • Apply for multiple recruitment pools via one application
  • Be considered for a broad range of roles over 12 months
  • Candidates in previous recruitment pools have received multiple offers
  • Get involved with valuable work that supports local communities
  • Launch or develop your career with Australia's largest employer


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About Recruitment Pools 

Information about what the NSW Public Service Recruitment Pool is and how it works.

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About the Policy Campaign

Information about the most recent campaign including the types of roles, areas of work, and personal stories from people in the roles.

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The Recruitment Process – An Overview

Applicants will be assessed in a number of ways.

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Information session

Watch a recording of the information session.

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Information for HR Staff

Find out about currently available NSW Public Service Recruitment Pools and how you can fill your role.

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When can I apply? Can I accept more than one offer? How will I be matched to an available role? And more!

Hear from policy professionals

Senior Policy Officer 9-10 - NSW Government Recruitment Pools

Watch the videos of public sector employees talking about their experiences working in policy.


Policy Officers Recruitment Key Dates

18 June
Applications open

25 June
Facebook Live Information Session

2 July at 11.59pm
Applications close

16 July - 10 August
Assessment days

September 2018
Recruitment Pool launch

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