Service NSW has made history by becoming the first public service agency in the country to be listed in the top ten of the ‘Great Place to Work’ rankings.
The placing at eighth in the category for more than 1000 employees was announced by Great Place to Work Australia at its annual award ceremony.
Great Place to Work looks at various criteria with an emphasis on employee engagement before ranking organisations. 163 organisations took part in the comprehensive audit which includes employee surveys and a detailed review of organisational culture.
Service NSW employs almost 3000 people, with more than 40 per cent working in regional NSW. The workforce is diverse - 70 per cent of employees are women and almost 20 per cent speak English as a second language.
Service NSW prides itself on its Flexible Working Policy and its commitment to a culturally diverse workplace. The agency provides a strong suite of training, development and mentoring opportunities.