The Clean Energy Regulator Graduate Development Program provides you with the opportunity to develop a well rounded knowledge of the work of the agency, gain experience in the public sector and develop a deep understanding of Australia’s biggest policy developments. Participants of the 2018 Graduate Program will experience:
During your program, you will get the opportunity to work in three different areas of our business. The rotation structure allows us to give our graduates a wide range of experiences. This provides the chance to get a clearer idea of where you can take your career. Rotations give you plenty of opportunities to network and learn from different experts across the agency and Australian Public Service.
Throughout the program, you will be provided with the necessary training and development required to be effective in your role and to provide you with the foundation skills required to launch your APS career. Through participation in the program, graduates will gain relevant knowledge and skills in government administration as well as the technical expertise required to be an effective technical specialist within the Clean Energy Regulator.
The program includes a unique opportunity to complete and present a major project. This project provides you with access to our executive and business experts across the agency. Past graduates have presented projects which have gone onto inform changes and improvements within the business.
In addition to support from the agency and the graduate coordinator, you will also receive individual support from buddies (former graduates) and mentors. As a graduate, you will also have the opportunity to be involved in events across the agency as part of the agency's Social Club.
As a regulatory agency working in a complex environment, we are looking for graduates from varied backgrounds. We are looking for graduates with high-level analytical and communication skills, along with people who work well in teams. Practical, results-oriented people who are able to work under pressure, occasionally in difficult environments, meet tight deadlines and who are pro-active in getting out and about and making contacts.
Recent graduates have had degrees in Environmental Science and Management, Development Studies (environmental sustainability), Science (Geology) and Engineering.
To be eligible for this program, you will need to:
We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a cultural or linguistically diverse background, people with a disability, and mature age candidates.
The Clean Energy Regulator is the government body responsible for accelerating carbon abatement for Australia through the administration of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting scheme, Safeguard Mechanism, Renewable Energy Target and the Emissions Reduction Fund.
We work with our stakeholders and clients including Australian Government departments and agencies, industry bodies, liable entities and the community to provide regulatory services of the highest standard.
Our organisational structure equips us to administer and implement the areas of legislation that are our responsibility and our agency values outlines our commitments.
Further information on the 2018 Graduate Development Program can be obtained by contacting the Graduate Coordinator.
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