Employment: Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Interested in working with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP)? A career with the ODPP means working in a supportive but fast paced environment, one which provides exciting challenges and opportunities for learning and development.

Working at the ODPP offers the opportunity to work in a leading law office that conducts meaningful work on behalf of the community of Western Australia. The ODPP has a variety of legal, legal support and corporate positions, including:

  • Legal Officers (State Prosecutors and Confiscations Lawyers)
  • Managing Paralegals, Paralegals and Legal Practice Support
  • Legal Assistants
  • Human Resources
  • Finance and Administration
  • Information Management and Technology

In addition to working with highly skilled, dedicated and valued colleagues, employees of the ODPP are rewarded with a range of additional benefits and professional development opportunities.

To view current vacancies at the ODPP, go to search.jobs.wa.gov.au and select "Public Prosecutions, Office of the Director" in the Agency field. You can register to receive job alerts by clicking "Email me jobs". Don't forget to click the save button after selecting the type of vacancies in which you are interested in.

The Job Application Package (PDF, 332.95KB) includes information to assist you in applying for positions within our office.

The ODPP is committed to building a diverse workforce that is representative of the community we service. We strongly encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Vacation Program

The ODPP actively supports and contributes to the training and development of individuals interested in law by running a Vacation Program.

Held during the mid-year (winter) and end of year (summer) university semester breaks, the ODPP's Vacation Program provides the opportunity for law students to learn about the nature of the work that the ODPP performs. If you are successful for the program, you will be supported by an experienced prosecutor and be exposed to aspects of the prosecution process.

The Vacation Program will be advertised on jobs.wa.gov.au when applications are open.

For further information on the ODPP's Vacation Program, please email jobs@dpp.wa.gov.au.

Page reviewed 12 January 2023