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Working in the NSW public sector provides many great opportunities to contribute to the community, while making a significant difference to shaping the future of our country, a region or a specific area of interest.  

CGC Recruitment has provided many job seekers with a range of full time, part time, and ongoing contract roles - delivering important services across our cities and regions.  These sectors include health, education, transport, and infrastructure.

As a top provider for public sector roles, we have access to some of NSW’s exciting and diverse career opportunities. You have the opportunity to discover the different career pathways a government role has to offer, while achieving flexibility and work/life balance.


Benefits of working in the public sector

Are you planning a career change? Why not consider a role in the public sector? There are many benefits when making a transition to the public sector if you have a professional services background:


  • Make a difference to your community - Make a real and positive impact for your community through your work.
  • Work/life balance - Receive a fantastic work/life culture through the public sector’s flexible working conditions and employment awards.
  • Achieve more skills - Learn a variety of unique new skills and experiences.
  • Training - Public sector organisations are proactive in providing their staff with ongoing training programs, designed to enhance skill sets and elevate their employees’ potential.

Furthermore, job seekers with a professional service background often meet their targets quickly due to their skilled background and experience from working at a fast pace.

If you’d like to explore roles in the public sector, our team currently has a number of opportunities available across NSW below.


Current opportunities for the NSW Government

CGC Recruitment has been supplying contingent workers to the NSW Government since 2013 for various placements, including contract roles. Our experience has shown that although some contracts may start out as a 3 month role, the average commitment from a government organisation is between 12 to 18 months.  

Some of our current opportunities include:

  • Government Services Admin Support Officer - The Government Information Services (GIS), Administrative Support Officer is responsible for the provision of high level administrative and clerical support, including:
    • undertaking administrative processes
    • liaising with internal and external stakeholders
    • carrying out investigations, and
    • research in collaboration with internal subject matter experts to respond to customer information requests 

Please apply here.


  • Operation Support Officer - We’re looking for an Operation Support Assistant who has an extensive background in customer service and Administration Support, preferably within a government environment. If you’re an enthusiastic and passionate customer service officer and you enjoy interacting with customers over the phone, please apply here.
  • Assessment Officers - This position undertakes assessments and provides advice, support, and education concerning contacts made to the Wellbeing Unit. In addition, they will identify potential responses by the Department or other organisations to children or young people at risk of harm. Apply for the role here.
  • Project Officer - This role supports the development, delivery, and implementation of projects to achieve project outcomes that improves operational effectiveness within the Security, Crisis, and Emergency Management Domains. The application for the role can be found here.

To browse our other public sector roles, click here.


Regional roles are on the rise

Economic growth in key sectors and increased regional populations have created a boost in regional opportunities for job seekers, keen for a change of scenery.  

CGC Recruitment foresees more employment opportunities in regional NSW in the near future, with innovation in regional NSW continuing to develop high-value service and commodity sectors.

A great number of regional public sector roles are currently available in:

  • Dubbo
  • Wollongong
  • Bathurst
  • Parkes
  • Orange

Connect with us

CGC Recruitment currently has a wide breadth of different roles available in the public sector.  

Our NSW Government Recruitment Consultant, Jazeema Kuthubdeen, recruits for various divisions including:

  • administration
  • project officers
  • business Support
  • EAs & PAs
  • finance roles across all levels
  • call Centre Operators

If you’re a skilled public sector job seeker or a professional services candidate seeking new pastures, we’d love to connect with you and help you secure your next job.  

If you’d like a confidential discussion to cover opportunities or market insights, please get in touch via the contact details below.

Jazeema Kuthubdeen

We look forward to hearing from you!


About CGC Recruitment

There are currently strong opportunities to grow your career in Government.  If you think you meet the criteria for roles in this sector, contact us today.

Advice on how to acquire new skills, career planning, and tips on how to find the right recruitment agency are just some of the tools CGC recruitment can assist you on your professional journey.  

CGC Recruitment is a team of highly-motivated, experienced recruitment consultants, offering candidates unique industry insights.  We ensure our candidates are offered a consistently high level of service at every engagement. Contact us today to find out more.

You can search our latest vacancies here, or alternatively, upload your CV and we’ll contact you when we have a suitable vacancy available.