Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employment opportunities

Department of Justice is proud of its diverse workforce and aims to employ more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees at all levels to create a workforce which better reflects the West Australian community.

Aboriginal Employment RegisterWe want to attract people with life skills who can communicate well and can find common ground with anyone, who have energy, empathy and want to make a positive difference in the community.

There are a range of interesting jobs at Justice where you can make a real difference by providing services which aim to protect, serve and advance the rights of people living in Western Australia.

Why choose Justice?

  • Meaningful work where you can help to make a difference to the WA community 
  • Full-time and casual positions 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement across the Department and State
  • Generous salary and working conditions
  • A variety of jobs available from nursing, policy development through to finance and working in a prison

We have offices at a range of locations in metropolitan and regional WA, from Albany in our  far South West to Wyndham in the North West.  Our head office operates from Perth CBD, so you could work close to home or transfer to one of our regional locations if you’re looking for a change.

Department of Justice locations map

What we do.

The justice-related services are many and varied -  from registering a birth, helping people to prepare wills, administering the State’s courts, drafting legislation, helping Aboriginal people gain their drivers’ licence, recouping outstanding fines, working with offenders in custody and the community, assisting young people in our care and helping victims of crime, there is something for everyone. 
Some of the careers on offer include:

  • Aboriginal liaison officers
  • Aboriginal education workers
  • Aboriginal juvenile justice officers
  • administrative officers
  • adult community corrections officers
  • business analysts
  • case management officers
  • customer service officers
  • executive assistants
  • fines enforcement staff
  • human resource officers
  • legal secretaries
  • policy officers
  • project managers
  • prison officers
  • sheriff officers
  • victim support workers and counsellors
  • vocational support officers
  • youth justice officers


Page reviewed 21 December 2021