Careers at Treasury

The Department of Treasury is at the centre of Government decision making. As the principal economic and financial policy advisor we influence outcomes for the benefit of Western Australia.

Treasury plays a key role in serving the public interest by providing the State Government with independent economic and financial policy advice.

A career at Treasury provides you with an opportunity to contribute to the shaping and influencing of government decisions, by actively contributing to the State’s economy, budget and community.  At Treasury you will perform challenging and interesting work and deal with a wide range of issues and stakeholders within government and, in some cases, across various industries.

The Department of Treasury employs approximately 268 people in the Perth CBD, located at the David Malcolm Justice Centre, 28 Barrack Street Perth.

If you then require further information, please email the recruitment team.

Who are we looking for?

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We are looking for self starters who are solution focused and who can align with our values of innovative thinking, committed people and working collaboratively as well as prospective employees who can demonstrate Treasury’s capabilities of:

  • Strategy and Analysis
  • Achieves Results
  • Builds Productive Relationships
  • Displays Personal Drive and Integrity
  • Communicates and Influences Effectively.

Treasury’s Capability Framework provides a more detailed overview of these capabilities for each level. We encourage you to read through the capabilities appropriate to the level you are applying for.

We want to build a workforce that is representative of the community we live in and we strongly encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Why apply?

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  • Work with a central Government Agency and contribute to policy and Government decision making
  • Opportunities for career, promotional and leadership development
  • A work environment that is challenging and interesting
  • Access to health, wellness and support programs
  • Convenient and central office location in Perth CBD
  • Access to flexible working arrangements   
  • Attractive working conditions (e.g. leave and salary entitlements including 9.5% superannuation)

Current vacancies

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All of our current job opportunities can be found on

The Applicant Information Pack (PDF) is designed to assist you in your job application by providing information about Treasury, how to apply, the selection process and employment conditions. We strongly encourage you to read the information contained within the job advertisement, the Role Statement and the Applicant Information Pack to give yourself the best chance of success with your Treasury application.

Future vacancies

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You can also submit your interest for short term positions, graduate placements, post graduate work placements, vacation employment and work experience. These applications will be considered for positions as they arise. If you are interested, please submit your application online through the Short Term Employment and Work Placement Register.

Further information

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If you require further information on Treasury’s pay and benefits, learning and development opportunities or the recruitment process, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions Guide (PDF) which may answer some of your questions.

Page reviewed 3 December 2021