Careers at DPIRD

We offer a wide range of employment and career opportunities throughout Western Australia.
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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:

  • Working together: We achieve better outcomes with our colleagues, stakeholders and the community by engaging with their ideas, knowledge and expertise.
  • Acting with integrity: We foster a culture where individuals are accountable for their actions, behaviours and contributions.
  • Responding with purpose: Our actions and reactions are intentional, well thought out and align with a specific objective or goal.
  • Embracing curiosity and creativity: There is always space to be innovative, through curious and creative thinking.
  • Aspiring for a better future: Our combined efforts deliver sustainable results – environmentally, socially and economically.

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.