Madison is a proud supplier of recruitment services to government; we are an accredited All-of-Government (AoG) supplier and have had a positive, successful relationship with our government clients over many years. We offer a full range of recruitment services, as well consulting services to complement and support the employee lifecycle. 

The Public Service is the ultimate destination for those who want meaningful work, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of New Zealanders. The breadth and depth of jobs available within local and central government and across Aotearoa is huge. Whatever the role, a job in government offers rewarding employment; the opportunity to work in an organisation with a genuine commitment to inclusion and diversity and to give back to the community. 

With our focus on the candidate experience, and providing excellent customer services, we are the go-to agency for job seekers wanting to find their next public sector role, and government organisations who need to hire talented people to build their workforce. 

How can we help?

Need to hire?

Madison is a trusted AoG supplier, providing our government clients with the complete range of recruitment services, tailored to meet government standards. We can help you to find temporary, contractor or permanent employees, depending on your needs. We also offer efficiency and value-focused solutions such as Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and are highly experienced in the design and delivery of assessment centres. Contact us and ask for our specialist Government team to find out more. 

Looking for a job?

We take a ‘high touch’ approach with our candidates; when you choose to work with us to help find your government job, you get support like no other. We offer coaching, guidance and regular check-ins throughout the process—and the assignment itself, if you are in a temp role.  We know the public sector inside and out, and are here to provide you with exceptional service, while helping you find your next great role in government.  Take a look at our latest jobs, and get in touch to find out more. 

Information for Government & Policy Job Seekers

There is truly a world of opportunity within the public sector. At Madison, we are proud to be able to recruit for government jobs, as an accredited supplier—part of the AoG contract. We’ve had a long standing relationship as a supplier which means we have insight into the kinds of jobs available— and what government employers are really looking for. We are here to provide you with friendly support and helpful advice, so that you can find the job you really want.

Within government, as well as a vast range of job titles, you can also find a range of employment types; temporary positions, contracts and permanent opportunities. Visit our Types of Employment Page for more about different contractual arrangements.


What type of government roles do you recruit for?

We look after a huge range of jobs in government, what we have available at any point in time depends on our clients hiring needs. Here is a small selection of the roles we have recruited over the last year:

  • Client Services Advisor
  • Support Officer
  • Team Administrator/Co-ordinator
  • Data Maintenance/Analyst
  • Personal Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Governance Secretariat
  • Communications Advisor
  • Marina/CCTV and transport related positions
  • People and Culture Advisor
  • Human Resources Advisor
  • Recruitment/Talent Acquisition Advisor
  • Project/Programme Manager
  • Engagement Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Business/Senior Analyst
  • Procurement Advisor
  • Project/Programme Manager
  • Policy /Strategic Advisor

Keep an eye out on our Job Search page to find the latest listed opportunities.

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