How McArthur Government recruitment team makes a difference.


With over 50 years delivering recruitment solutions to Government and the broader Public Sector, McArthur has unparalleled insight and understanding into what makes the sector tick, where the best government jobs are, and who are the best Government employers.

We have all the right connections.

McArthur is a preferred provider of recruitment services for various Government departments across Australia including being a People Panel Provider to Federal Government (APS,EL & SES) – both Permanent and Temporary in every state and across 5 key categories.

Our various Preferred Provider contracts mean we have access to the very best opportunities as soon as they become available.


McArthur is a major sponsor or partner with a wide range of Peak Bodies within the Government sector including LG Professionals in 4 states and the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA). We are also regular exhibitors at all key public sector conferences across Australia on an annual basis.

Our close partnerships within the sector allow us to both keep our finger on the pulse of sector changes and also to continuously build our networks of public sector employees and job seekers.

Minimise your recruitment risk.
Maximise your career options.

Unparalleled resources and support from Australia's premier specialist recruiter.

McArthur has been leading and changing the world of work and care for well over 50 years, and the Government team is backed by all the resources of one of Australia’s most respected, successful and innovative people-focused organisations.

55+ years successful track record in Permanent, Temporary and Contract Recruitment

100% privately and Australian-owned

A network of 6 offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

210+ highly experienced recruitment professionals

2100+ active clients

250+ years combined leadership team experience

ISO 9001:2015 quality accredited

25,000+ job ready, qualified candidates

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Tasmanian based projects are managed by the Melbourne team and our Brisbane team oversees all assignments in the Northern Territory.