NSW public service talent pools

NSW Public Service Recruitment Pools


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 both recruitment pools via one application
  • Be considered for a broad range of Administration roles over 12 months
  • Candidates in previous rounds of recruitment pools have received multiple offers
  • Get involved with valuable work that supports local Communities


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About the Program 

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

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Why work for NSW?

Find out what makes NSW Government an employer of choice.

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Information for Applicants with Disability

How we’re working to support candidates and employees with disability.

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How to apply

An outline of the applications process and some helpful tips.

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Information session

Watch a video of the recent information session.

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Information for HR Staff

Find out how use Public Service recruitment pools.

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Can I apply for other roles while I am in the recruitment pool? How will I be notified if I am being considered for a role? Who can I contact if I have questions? + more frequently asked questions.

Alex Zbaras - Case Study

Alex Zbaras "..I love working for the NSW Government, because I am empowered to make a difference and achieve results."

Read Alex’s case study

Administrative Officers
- Key Dates

  • 5 October at 3pm
    Applications Open

  • 19 October
    Information Evening

  • 26 October
    Applications close

  • November / December
    Assessment Days

  • January 2018
    Recruitment Pool launch