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Careers, internships, volunteering 

This page provides you with information about career opportunities, job vacancies, internships and volunteering in the Department of Justice.​

     

    Careers in the Department of Justice

    All NSW Government jobs are advertised on the Jobs NSW website.

    There are a wide range of roles in each of the divisions of the Department of Justice including working in courts, correctional centres, juvenile detention centres, community programs, victims support services, the Office of the Sheriff, corporate services and much more.

    Below you can read more about just some of the opportunities available in the Department of Justice.

    Judicial careers and statutory appointments

    View information about the appointment of permanent judicial officers, as well as the appointment of other statutory officers in NSW.

    Work for Corrective Services NSW

    Corrective Services staff around a tableCorrectional officers, administration and program officers, psychologists and trade overseers are employed by Corrective Services. Learn more about the job profiles or search current vacancies.

    Becoming a lawyer

    Lawyers having a discussion outside a courthouseThe Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) is responsible for the admission of lawyers.

    Visit the LPAB website for information about becoming a lawyer.

    Becoming a Sheriff's Officer

    Sheriff's Officers 2014 graduation ceremonyThe Office of the Sheriff offers interesting careers that can take you into the community and across the state.

    Visit the Courts and Tribunals website to find out more about becoming a Sheriff. 

     

    Interns, students and graduates

     

    Volunteering in the Department of Justice

    Becoming a Justice of the Peace

    Visit the Justice of the Peace website for information on becoming or finding a Justice of the Peace.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2015-2017

    Download the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2015-2017 in PDF [1.8MB].

    Cover of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2015-2017 

    Workforce diversity

    The Department of Justice is committed to improved employment access and participation for workforce diversity groups.

    Workforce Diversity Program 2015-2016 [PDF  662kb] 

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