Recruitment and selection procedure

​This procedure will become effective 24 January 2022. You can preview the content in the Upcoming version section below.​

Version number 1.0 | Version effective 24 January 2022


All departmental employees and candidates applying for employment within the Department of Education.


This procedure outlines the responsibilities and processes for the consistent application of recruitment and selection standards and directives across the Department of Education.

The recruitment and selection of public service employees must be in accordance with the merit principles and criteria prescribed in sections 27 and 28 of the Public Service Act 2008 (PS Act).

The principles of merit and merit criteria apply to all permanent, temporary and casual recruitment and selection decisions. ​

Review date

24 January 2025
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