Why work for DPS

The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) provides a wide range of diverse services and facilities to ensure that the Parliament functions effectively. These include research, library services, television and radio broadcasting, Hansard transcripts, central computing facilities and services, telecommunications and all aspects of the maintenance and security of the building. DPS also provides services to assist visitors to the building, catering and is the landlord for various commercial tenants within the building.

The department’s objective is to ensure that Parliament functions effectively and its work and building are accessible to the Australian community.

Because of our diverse range of support services, DPS provides excellent opportunities for creativity and career progression.

At DPS we firmly believe that we will accomplish our objective by employing the best staff. Our staff are dedicated to the task of providing first-class support services to the Australian Parliament and the wider community and possess a wealth of experience and knowledge.

DPS is committed to developing a working environment in which every individual is given the opportunity to realise his or her potential and ambitions. The foundations of the way we work are contained in the Parliamentary Service Values and Code of Conduct.

We strongly believe that the best interests of our staff, our clients and the department are best served by creating a work environment that supports and facilitates the achievement of career goals and provides a satisfying work experience.

We do this by providing:

  •  an attractive certified agreement providing comparative salary and conditions of employment.
  •  a flexible, exciting, dynamic and challenging work environment
  •  training and development opportunities
  •  the opportunity to contribute to the working of the Parliament
  •  professional and caring colleagues
  •  access to a wide range of sporting facilities (gym, indoor pool, tennis and squash courts, etc)
  •  free underground secure car parking
  •  More about DPS

In short, we respect the needs of the individual, we are zealous about what we do, and we strive to create a balance between our professional and personal lives.

So if you are a forward thinker, creative, ambitious, enthusiastic and determined, then make DPS your choice for an interesting and challenging public sector career.

More information about DPS can be found at More about DPS.  A brochure about DPS and our staff is also available “We are the Department of Parliamentary Services”, as are the annual report and strategic plan.

 

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