Current Vacancies

Position Level Division Closing Date
Senior Research Scientist – Mixed Farming SystemsPO4Crop Sciences Wednesday, 4 November 2020
Assistant Consultant, Industrial Relations and Injury ManagementASO3Industrial Relations Wednesday, 4 November 2020
EA to Livestock and Food SciencesASO2Livestock Sciences Wednesday, 4 November 2020
Senior Agricultural Officer (South East)OPS3Crop Sciences Thursday, 5 November 2020
General Manager Aquaculture MAS3MAS3Fisheries and Aquaculture Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Casual Pool - Communications and Digital ServicesASO3 to ASO6Corporate Services Friday, 18 December 2020
Casual Pool - Rural Solutions SAASO1/2/3/4/5/6, PO1/2/3 and TGO1/2Rural Solutions SA Thursday, 31 December 2020

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency, with a crucial role in ensuring the prosperity of the state’s primary industries and regions.

In 2014–15, the agribusiness sector generated approximately $20.8 billion in revenue, employed 1 in 5 South Australian workers, and accounted for 52% (or $5.9 billion) of the state’s merchandise exports.

Our people are passionate about their work and play a vital role in developing and supporting our state’s primary industries and regions.

PIRSA offers an exciting and diverse range of career opportunities throughout the agency. We value diversity and provide career development opportunities.

PIRSA is an accredited Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace and we have a family room at our head office in Adelaide.

Applying for a role

See the job vacancy advertisement for application guidelines specific to the role.

Application guidelines include:

  • important information about your application
  • hints for applying and interviewing
  • details about the selection process.

Working at PIRSA

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment. We recognise that the wellbeing of our employees is reflective of a supportive work environment, which contributes to positive business outcomes.

Details about our flexible work-life balance, family friendly and equality policies are found at Working at PIRSA .

We support your career progression through a number of mechanisms such as training, leadership programs and mentoring.

An Employee Assistant Program (EAP) is also available to all employees.

We think it’s important for our people to have a healthy work-life balance.

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Work experience opportunities

If you are interested in an opportunity to undertake work experience within PIRSA please contact

Working in South Australia

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