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A career with the Department of Community Safety can be challenging and rewarding with roles in:

  • emergency services (administrative and operational roles)
  • corrective services
  • disaster management.

Administrative careers

Administrative employees support operational emergency service staff, in areas such as:

  • human resources
  • finance and asset services
  • information services
  • business and administration support.

Visit the Utopia Government SmartJobs website to view all current vacancies or set up a job alert email.

Operational careers with emergency services

For information on emergency service recruitment and current positions, visit the specific agency recruitment page:


We also offer traineeships each year, providing nationally accredited qualifications and practical work experience.

Traineeships involve a combination of paid temporary employment and structured training over 12�18 months. Visit SmartJobs for information on available traineeships and details on how to apply.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment

We are committed to increasing the number of indigenous employees within the Utopia Public Sector by 2013.

As part of this, we will:

  • advertise vacancies in indigenous media such as the Koori Mail
  • provide traineeships for indigenous people
  • provide work experience opportunities to indigenous people
  • assist with applications and interviews
  • support indigenous employees at work
  • consult with indigenous people within the department and in local communities
  • recognise the need to grant leave to indigenous employees for cultural reasons.
Last updated
30 September, 2013

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