Your Trusted Recruitment Specialist for Government Jobs in Australia

Professional assistance matching talent with local, state and federal government roles

Stepping into the Australian government sector can be a monumental decision. With roles ranging from entry-level government jobs to executive government roles, McArthur Recruitment team is here to help you wade through the maze of opportunities.

What is the appeal of working in federal, state or local government?

Are you aspiring to build a rewarding career in government sector across Australia? You aren’t alone.

The stability, variety and job security are the top 3 common factors that make federal, state and local government jobs attractive to many professionals and job seekers. Competitive remuneration, professional development opportunities and the chance to make tangible impacts on society are additional considerations to pursue a fulfilling career in the public sector.

It's important to note that the appeal of government work can vary depending on the specific role, level of government (federal, state, or local) and personal preferences. Whether you aspire to develop your career in local, state or federal government, the public service sector offers more than just a job – it offers a mission.

Explore the types of public service jobs available across Australia

The diversity of available positions within the government sector offers endless career development possibilities. Each role plays part in the extensive system of governance, ensuring smooth operations and the betterment of society. At McArthur, we help the leading candidates secure an array of federal, state and local roles, including:

  • Human Resources Advisors: Beyond recruitment, these advisors shape the ethos of the department, ensuring a harmonious and productive environment.
  • Customer Service Officers: The voice and ears of the government, facilitating clear communication between the masses and the administration.
  • Document Controllers: In a world driven by data, controllers ensure the sanctity of documents, safeguarding information and streamlining access.
  • Administration Officers: A linchpin role responsible for smooth daily operations, handling everything from logistics to communication.
  • Manager Works and Infrastructure Services: Those in these roles will envision and enact infrastructure projects, shaping the very bones of our society.
  • Manager Infrastructure & Operations: Tasked with ensuring efficiency, these operators handle logistical challenges, ensuring projects stay on track and within budget.
  • Planning Officers: Officers holding the future in their hands, guiding the development of cities and towns in sustainable ways.
  • Finance Administrators: Guardians of the treasury, managing funds, ensuring financial health and compliance.
  • Service Support Officers: Ensuring public services function without a hitch, resolving issues and streamlining processes.
  • Data Analysts: In an era of information, data analysts decode data, providing insights that shape policy and drive innovation.

For professionals looking for their next move in Australian public sector, McArthur Recruitment Specialists are ready and equipped to help.

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Ready to unlock opportunities in the government with available public service jobs?

Whether you're embarking on a journey towards impactful careers in the public sector or searching for exceptional talent to elevate your team, partner with McArthur's specialised recruitment agency today. Our dedication to excellence, combined with our seasoned experience in government and public sector recruitment, positions us as your trusted partner in Australia.

Talk to our experienced consultants to explore meaningful opportunities in local, state and federal government roles.

Give McArthur local team a call

Tasmanian based projects are managed by the Melbourne team and our Adelaide team handles all Western Australian requirements.

(08) 8100 7070