Role descriptions give clear and practical information about a role including about the occupation and organisational context. Role descriptions are the basis for:

  • job evaluation
  • explaining the role to employees, managers and job applicants
  • determining assessment standards for recruitment and mobility
  • informing performance agreements and reviews
  • identifying learning and development activities
  • planning career development and progression.

Role Description Builder

Easily populate necessary role description content to create a role description.

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Sector role description library

Browse role descriptions for roles that are common in the NSW public sector.

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Role description resources

Resources to help you design, develop and update role descriptions.

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Creating a new role description

Guidance to help you create a new role description.

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Sector role description FAQs

Information on how to use and adapt the sector role descriptions.

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