Policy roles at DPC

DPC offers roles in a variety of interest areas across Social and Economic Policy as well as Behavioural Insights, Cabinet, Regional NSW and the Premier’s Implementation Unit.

Applying for a policy role

Policy roles at DPC are filled by recruitment pool candidates.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) runs recruitment campaigns to identify talented candidates for policy roles across the public sector. DPC accesses this pool when vacancies in our policy area become available.

Policy roles included in this recruitment process

  • Assistant Policy Officer (Clerk Grade 5/6)
  • Policy Officer (Clerk Grade 7/8)
  • Senior Policy Officer (Clerk Grade 9/10)
  • Principal Policy Officer (Clerk Grade 11/12).

If working at DPC is part of your career plan and you are passionate about making a difference for the NSW community, we invite you to visit iworkfornsw.nsw.gov.au and apply during the recruitment campaign in June – July 2018 and select DPC as a preferred department.

Recruitment process

The recruitment process is competitive and will require you to perform at your best through a series of assessments.

If you are successfully placed in the PSC policy recruitment pool,  you may be identified for a possible role in DPC at any time for up to 12 months. 

Candidates may be asked to attend a further interview at DPC and reference checks will be conducted before any offer is extended.

Follow DPC on LinkedIn to find out when a recruitment campaign is  announced