Applying for a job

Below are resources to help you prepare for your application, understand the process, and know how to ask for extra help. Applying for a role in the NSW public sector might seem like a long process, but these resources are designed to help you at each stage of the process. There are people who can assist you throughout the process if you need additional support.

Our commitment to candidates

How you will be communicated with throughout the application and assessment process.

The right job for you

Information on what to consider when looking for jobs.

How we recruit

Information on all the stages of our recruitment process and what will be expected of you.


Writing your application

Information on writing your cover letter, resume and answering targeted questions.

Your application checklist

Key things to keep in mind as you work through the application process.

Adjustments for individual needs

Information on how to request adjustments to the application and assessment process if you need them.