Careers with the Tasmanian Government

Working for the Tasmanian State Service

About the Tasmanian State Service

The Tasmanian State Service (TSS) is the largest employer in Tasmania, with over 28,000 employees providing services to the Tasmanian community at all levels, and within more than 200 occupational groups ranging from Administration to Zoology.

The State Service is made up of the 18 Agencies established under the State Service Act 2000, this includes nine Departments and nine State Authorities.

Each Agency works within a framework of Ministerial responsibility, implementing policies and programs or delivering services on behalf of the Government of the day.

The Tasmanian State Service as an employer

Working with the TSS provides you with opportunities to advance your career or branch out into new areas of interest. Ongoing training and development will help you to learn new skills and a build career full of challenges and opportunities.

The TSS offers excellent employment conditions, including:

  • competitive salaries;
  • contemporary leave entitlements;
  • health and wellbeing initiatives;
  • flexible working arrangements; and
  • office locations around the State.

As an employer, the TSS aims to provide a workplace that is free from discrimination, safe, and diverse, and offers employment pathways for people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Graduates and Cadets.

Graduate career videos

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