Careers at Destination NSW

20 November 2013

Destination NSW is the lead agency, champion and voice for the visitor economy within the NSW Government.

Spearheading a whole-of-government approach to visitor economy growth, Destination NSW is responsible for leading the delivery of the NSW Visitor Economy Strategy 2030 in partnership with government and industry. Find out more about us.

We are committed to building a respectful workplace that reflects the diversity of the NSW visitor economy, the millions of domestic and international visitors to our state, and the wider community. We’re on a journey to becoming an organisation where equity, inclusion and diversity are the hallmarks of our culture, and where everyone feels safe to bring their whole self to work. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, lived experiences, identities and abilities.

We encourage innovation and empowerment and offer everyone the opportunity to work flexibly because we know that present, productive and happy individuals and teams deliver the best results for the people of NSW.

Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in employment with Destination NSW. If the job you are looking for is not currently advertised please check back regularly for future opportunities

See all Destination NSW vacancies on the I Work for NSW website

Vivid Sydney roles can be found on the Vivid Sydney work with us page.

Applying for a role at Destination NSW?

Destination NSW advertises all opportunities on the careers page of our website and we use other channels such as I Work For NSW, Seek and LinkedIn depending on the position. Read DNSW steps and advice when applying for a role.

  • Online application
  • DNSW has a recruitment portal (MyCareer) that enables you to create a profile and manage your applications. When you apply for a position through our website you will be prompted to create an account or log into your existing account.

  • Tips for applying
  • In your online application you should provide information about your professional and educational background to demonstrate that your skills and experience align to the capabilities required to be successful in the role.

    Before applying, it is always a good idea to review the role description which can help you decide if your skills meet the essential requirements of the role and what to include in your application to showcase your most relevant experience.

  • Cover letter
  • Your cover letter should be between 1 to 2 pages, outlining your relevant, skills, knowledge and experience demonstrating your suitability and capability for the role.  Provide specific examples and highlight what you can bring to the position and to Destination NSW.

  • Resume
  • Your resume should be no longer than three pages and should highlight the skills and experience you have which are most relevant to the position.

    It is very important that your application doesn’t contain spelling or grammar mistakes, so it is always a good idea to have someone else proofread it for you.

    For further tips on creating high-quality applications, please visit Seek.

  • Interviews
  • If you are selected for an interview you can expect to hear from us within two weeks of the closing date and a recruitment representative will provide more detailed information on the process at this time.

    To prepare for the interview, take time to research the agency and learn more about the role. Refer to the position description to review the requirements and focus capabilities to prepare for any likely questions you could be asked. The interview will involve behavioural based questions which help us find out how you might think and act by asking how you have performed in different situations in the past.

  • Assessment task
  • Every role is different and will require various methods of assessing. It is common for candidates post interview to complete a OPQ (Occupational Personality Questionnaire) to see if they would be a good fit for the role and our agency. 

  • Reference checks
  • Candidates progressing to the next stage will be asked to complete reference checks. Our referencing is managed externally by Xref, candidates will be asked to provide 2 professional referees, preferably their current or previous line managers and the reference will be completed online.

  • Unsuccessful candidates
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive for each job opening, we will notify unsuccessful candidates by email of the outcome of their application. Candidates who are unsuccessful during the interview stage may request to receive feedback from the hiring manager.