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Public Sector Resume Writing

Professional Public Sector Resume Writing

Opportunities within the public sector are highly sought after. Excellent pay rates and increased benefits provide enough incentive to provoke many Australians to pursue jobs in the public sector.  Making sure you have a strong skill set outlined is a must, as is ensuring you display the requirements of the position.

Select Resumes’ General Manager has been part of interview panels for public sector vacancies and has a full understanding of what line managers are looking for. Our commitment is that your application will remain compliant with the current procedure. We will ensure a polished, well written public sector resume that will appeal to the highest standard of employer.

The Importance of a Professional Resume for Government Work

If you are looking for a resume that will open doors to public sector jobs, let our professional writers as Select Resumes design and create a resume that ticks all the boxes to getting noticed.

No matter if you are looking for APS, EL or SES levels, within the public service, it’s no secret that applying for these positions can be a time consuming and nerve-wracking experience. No matter what your level of experience within the public service, if you cannot articulate how you are suited for the position, you’ll never get that job.

Select Resumes have professional and helpful writers with experience in writing to the required STAR principle for public service positions. In today’s competitive environment it’s hard to know whether your selection criteria will meet the standard that panels and interviewers are looking for.

Engaging a professional resume service to produce your resume provides you with access to experts in this field. With a background in screening and reviewing resumes in a human resources or professional capacity, we have also written hundreds of successful resumes for the Australian Public Service. This expertise in identifying what works and what is required in the resume and selection criteria will promote your skills and experience in an appropriate manner, tailored to your specific role.

Important facts about a successful resume…

  • In the current economic climate, employers get more applications for each job so an effective resume is essential to ensure you are considered for roles
  • Most managers make a decision about your resume in 30 seconds or less
  • Successful resumes must comply with a specific format and content rules
  • The first impression employers have about you is made by your resume
  • The number one purpose of your resume is to get you job interviews

Select Resumes follow a four-stage process

Our four-stage process works to get your resume and application noticed, read and remembered. Select Resumes will ensure that you present to potential employers in the most professional and polished way possible.

Resume Writing Phone Consultation1. Consultation

Complete our resume information form and provide us with any existing resume, then one of our writers will consult with you by phone about your career history, goals and preferences.


Resume Writing2. Writing

Your writer will then create a highly professional and persuasive resume from the information they have gathered from you.


Resume Editing3. Editing

The writer then sends your resume to an editor to ensure that the punctuation, spelling and grammar and general presentation of your information is flawless.


Resume Design4. Design

The editor delivers the completed, proofread draft to a graphic designer, who will create a unique professional design that will make your resume stand out from the crowd for all the right reasons.


Select Resumes is committed to helping you realise your potential. We offer interview skills training and selection criteria writing along with our professional resume writing services.

We can help you secure your dream job. Contact us for information about how.

A great place to start when considering our public sector resume service is our resume writer profiles to find the ideal writer for you.

Public Sector Resume Examples

Military Resume

Public Sector Resume WritingWith many and varied roles and positions within Government and the Department of Defence, selection criteria used by Defence is designed to enable the best applicants for the role to be short-listed. Competition for defence roles can be tough, likely that your application will be competing with strong candidates, both currently from within Defence and external organisations. It is therefore important to ensure your application, key selection criteria and general documentation give you the best chance to make it over the first hurdle.

Our selection criteria writers are experienced in preparing selection criteria responses for all levels of Defence positions – from graduate recruitment opportunities to Executive Level and Senior Executive Service roles. Many people are aware that the language used in a government application is very important, but getting that language right can be more of a challenge.

Australian Public Service Levels 1-5

Public Sector Resume WritingThe importance of a professionally designed resume, cover letter and key selection criteria for Australian Public Service roles cannot be overstated. With increasing competition for these roles, many applicants are unaware of the kind of information that recruiters are looking for. Add to this the process of completing KSC can be daunting and time-consuming.

For APS levels 1-5 applicants need to be concise and apply the STAR principle throughout their application. Let our professional and experienced writers and designers, make you an application that will shine for your next government role.

Senior and Executive Level Resumes

Public Sector Resume WritingIt has never been more challenging in the senior and executive level of public service roles. You may be experienced, but articulating that experience in a concise, easy-to-absorb manner without losing detail is paramount to your applications’ success.

Our writers have written many applications for roles in the EL1, EL2, SES1, SES2 and SES3 position range, and have an excellent understanding of the importance of Integrated Leadership System and how this relates to the selection criteria requirements.

Overwhelmingly applied for by current public servants, senior executive roles are very competitive and, let’s face it, had to achieve. Having your application professionally written, edited and designed means you can save time whilst ensuring a high-quality document is produced.

CASE STUDIES

Our Case Studies are an excellent way to see the thought process that goes into creating our outstanding and highly successful career documents tailored to your industry.

OUR REVIEWS

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You have a very good team who really looks after the customer

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I would like to thank the Select Resume team and especially Tony for providing me with positive customer service experience.
You have very good team who really looks after the customer and their needs. When I contacted Deborah for the first time, she really introduced the product very well and from there Tony took over in producing the documents.
Tony always answered all my questions on time and cleared all my queries. I am very happy with the product which you generated and I must congratulate your team for their great effort. You are very lucky to have nice and kind person like Tony in your team.
I will definitely recommend your product to my family and friends and I will also use your services in future if needed.
Thank you, Tony, and the entire Select Resumes team – you people are doing a great job and you should proud on your service. Wish you all success.

Dipak

now my life is so easy

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Thank you so much job well done now my life is so easy
This is great.
Will let all my friends know.

Ndina

I will not hestiate to use your services again

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I will not hesitate to use your services again later in the year.

Cassie

i beleive i will get a good opening shortly

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I will start my jobsearch with this professional resume and i beleive i will get a good opening shortly.

Sumesh

After a long time wait i got the position

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I’d like to share this news with you and your staff that I got the position in September after a bit long time wait. Keep in touch in the future.
All the best for your company and have a nice weekend.

Rachel

I can only offer glowing praise

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Thank you for delivery. I believe it is an absolutely fantastic job by Rebecca. I am so grateful for the excellent writing produced. Rebecca has exceeded my expectations and I am delighted with the end result. I can only offer glowing praise. I will certainly contact Select Resumes for my future requirements and will encourage others to use your services based on my experience with Rebecca.

Ryan

What a wonderful job!

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What a wonderful job you did on my resume! It far exceeded my expectations and you turned all of it around in half a day which was incredible.
The employment agent was most impressed. I will spread the word.
Take care

Grant

thank you very much :))

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Yes this is perfect, thank you very much. :))

Hasan

Thank you

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Thank you,
It looks fabulous.

Corina

thank you very much for that

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I received the documents. Thank you very much for that. They looks good. If i need any changes, I will come back to you again. But for the moment everything is good.

Madawa

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