As a leader in the public sector, we have a clear role to support the government’s vision for South Australia.

Like all organisations, we face challenges, but we also have some of the greatest minds of our generation working to translate policy to action.

We offer exceptional career opportunities in a variety of areas including but not limited to:

  • public policy
  • intergovernmental and diplomatic relations
  • security and emergency management
  • information and communications technology
  • cyber security
  • librarianship
  • science and research
  • art curation and heritage collection management
  • Aboriginal affairs and reconciliation
  • community based project and event management
  • data analytics and information management
  • communications and marketing
  • finance and audit
  • business.

Current opportunities

Find current vacancies, including tips on how to apply.

Working at the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, you'll be exposed to career opportunities within the department and across the entire public sector. The good news is, should you decide to expand your horizons in another state government department, your entitlements go with you.

Our department committed to being an employer of choice and is supportive of flexible working arrangements to assist all employees to achieve a greater balance between their work, family and community responsibilities. Our staff have access to a range of professional development opportunities and wellbeing programs throughout their career with us.


To be eligible to receive an offer of employment within the South Australian public sector, you must complete a pre-employment declaration. You may also be required to agree to other pre-employment processes.

Pre-Employment Declaration Form