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About jobs with the Department

Vacancies in the Department of Premier and Cabinet can be found at the Tasmanian Government's online jobs and careers site: 

Some of these vacancies are also advertised in Tasmanian newspapers (The Mercury, Examiner or Advocate) and occasionally may be advertised in the Weekend Australian.

DPAC: an "employer of choice"

The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC) is an innovative, dynamic and progressive agency that provides a diverse, flexible and rewarding working environment.

DPAC offers many challenging and rewarding opportunities to many different people; from someone who is starting work as a trainee or a graduate, to someone who wants a career change or to return to work. DPAC rewards performance with competitive salary structures that ensure real career prospects and development.

DPAC is the central agency of the Tasmanian State Service.  It offers numerous unique opportunities to gain a broad understanding of the Tasmanian Government and the wider community.  The Department’s role in providing advice to the Premier and members of Cabinet gives employees the opportunity to be included in the strategic and salient issues impacting on Tasmania across the economic, social and environmental spheres. 

Working for DPAC gives people the chance to play a key role in the future advancement of this island state.  DPAC offers a diverse range of project work, policy development, working parties, taskforces and multi-disciplinary teams to assist in the development of highly transferable skills and career experiences.

DPAC values creativity, team work and equal opportunities, recognising that employee diversity encourages a dynamic range of ideas, perspectives and experiences. 

In addition, DPAC offers a range of programs and activities to help employees to stay healthy and achieve a better work and home life balance; from flexible working arrangements and family friendly incentives through to health and wellbeing activities run throughout the agency.

DPAC recognises the growing importance of climate change and being environmentally responsible.  The Tasmanian Climate Change Office is based within DPAC and coordinates whole-of-government reports and policies made by agencies on identifying and implementing emission reduction measures.  DPAC is actively involved in developing initiatives around the workplace to improve sustainability and be environmentally friendly.

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