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Careers with us

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is the government agency entrusted to manage and conserve NSW protected areas, including our natural environment, Aboriginal culture and built heritage.

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We employ a range of dedicated people across NSW, including park rangers, field officers, scientists, subject experts and administration staff. All members of the NPWS team play a vital role in managing, promoting and protecting the conservation and heritage of our national parks and reserves. We work with and for the community, and provide outstanding natural spaces and engaging experiences for visitors to enjoy.

There are employment opportunities in offices and parks all over NSW, in cities, regional and remote settings.

Our values

Embracing diversity

NPWS celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and values Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

We encourage everyone to join our team, including people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

For helpful tips on how to apply for a role with the NSW Government, visit Our Mob on Country on the Department of Planning and Environment website.

Acknowledging culture

NPWS is committed to the protection of Aboriginal culture, and to building Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness in our organisation.

Through Aboriginal joint management programs we help protect Aboriginal culture in national parks.

Zero in Parks

‘Everyone home, without harm, every time.’

Zero in Parks is a program aimed at improving safety behaviour and culture, with a focus on continual improvements. This ensures we get everyone home, without harm, every time.

Respect, equity and inclusion

NPWS is committed to advancing an inclusive culture, valuing diversity and ensuring a safe and respectful workplace.

We're focusing on culture priorities identified by staff and are delivering training modules to ensure we work and grow together.