Careers at DPIRD

We offer a wide range of employment and career opportunities throughout Western Australia.
Last updated: 11 August 2023

Working for us is both challenging and rewarding. We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and strive to create a positive work environment that offers a healthy work-life balance. It is people who drive change through creativity, enthusiasm and commitment.

Our role is to ensure that primary industries and regions are key contributors to the state government’s agenda for economic growth and diversification, job creation, strong communities and better places.

Our values underpin how we operate. They are critical in creating a dynamic culture where each of us makes our best contribution, we feel excited about our work and results, and other people will want to join our team. Our values:

  • We value relationships: our relationships with our clients, colleagues and stakeholders are at the heart of everything we do.
  • We are resilient: we recover from setbacks, embracing and adapting to change because we have a clear focus on the big picture and long term impact.
  • We are responsive: we understand the needs of our clients, colleagues and stakeholders and add value by tailoring our solutions accordingly.
  • We focus on results: We strive to develop and provide excellent services that deliver meaningful results to the community we serve.

Current vacancies

All our current vacancies are advertised on the WA Jobs Board website. Select the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development to view and apply for fixed-term and permanent vacancies.

Our department was formed in 2017 through amalgamation. For more information about working for us, see the websites of the former departments of Agriculture and Food and Fisheries.