Careers at the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

If you’re looking for a diverse and exciting place to work, we offer a range of employment opportunities that utilise and develop a variety of skills and expertise.

From investigating the use of robotics in space and enticing people to explore or study in Western Australia to creating a robust defence industry and managing major state agreements – we offer countless opportunities to develop your career.

Our employees bring a broad range of talents, knowledge and life experience to the office, which ensures our workplace culture is vibrant and inclusive. In other words, it's a great place to work.

Job opportunities

Current vacancies at our department.

Search the WA Jobs website for all current opportunities.

We offer roles across a broad range of areas of expertise including:

  • Policy development
  • Legal
  • Administration
  • Communications
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Project management
  • Community engagement
  • Science.

Workplace benefits

Working with our department, you can receive all the benefits attached to a government career: job security, competitive wages, flexible work arrangements, generous leave provisions and a supported work/life balance.

  • As a WA Government agency, you will be employed under the Public Sector Management Act (1994).
  • The WA Government jobs board provides information for anyone considering working in the public sector.
  • As an employee, you will have access to a range of benefits that support a work-life balance. These include purchased leave, paid parental leave, flexible work hours and an employee assistance program.
  • We have an innovative Capability Framework supporting managers and staff to work together, maximising capability development and organisational performance.
  • We offer a range of professional development opportunities that blends experiential, collaborative and formal elements of learning.
  • We have a Work Development Plan that enables employees to set up performance plans that enable them to get feedback and identify their training needs.
  • We encourage employees to consider their career goals and development needs. Our employees receive guidance about their capabilities for future roles and opportunities for career development.

Short-term employment opportunities

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How to register your interest for short term employment at the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation.

We occasionally have short term (up to 6 months) employment opportunities available across a range of positions, including Project Officers, Policy Officers, Business Development Officers and Administration Assistants.

Register your interest to be considered for these opportunities.

Page reviewed 16 November 2020