As a leader in the public sector, we have a clear role to support the Premier and the Cabinet to ensure South Australia thrives.

Scenic outlook of Adelaide, Mt Osmond.

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:

  • public policy
  • intergovernmental relations
  • government and community services
  • information and communications technology
  • strategic communications
  • finance
  • human resources
  • governance and administration.

Current opportunities

Current vacancies, including tips on how to apply, can be found on our DPC Careers website.

Working at DPC, you'll be exposed to extensive career opportunities both 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 also leads the strategy in maintaining work life balance in South Australian workplaces, and offers a range of professional development opportunities and wellbeing programs to support our staff throughout their career with us.

Learn more about our commitment to workplace diversity and recruitment programs for trainees and graduates.


  • Download: Pre-Employment Declaration Form 2016 (286.0 KB PDF)