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This page provides you with information about career opportunities, job vacancies, internships and volunteering 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.
View information about the appointment of permanent judicial officers, as well as the appointment of other statutory officers in NSW.
Correctional officers, administration and program officers, psychologists and trade overseers are employed by Corrective Services. Learn more about the
job profiles or
search current vacancies.
The Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) is responsible for the admission of lawyers.
Visit the LPAB website for information about becoming a lawyer.
The 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.
Justice of the Peace website for information on becoming or finding a Justice of the Peace.
Download the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2019-2022 in PDF [2MB]
The Department of Justice is committed to improved employment access and participation for workforce diversity groups.
Workforce Diversity Program 2015-2016 [PDF 662kb]
Government Jobs Online
Equity and Diversity in Public Service
Working for NSW