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 Graduate Development Program will experience:
2019 Graduate Development Program
2019 Graduate Development Program – Affirmative Measures
During your graduate year, you will work in three areas of our agency. The rotation structure allows us to give our graduates a wide range of experiences. By working across business areas, graduates develop an understanding of the agency’s work in the administration of climate change policies and regulation of carbon and renewable energy markets.
Throughout the Graduate Development 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. Graduate Development Program participants 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 Graduate Development 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 agency.
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.
We also have a number of staff networks within the agency to provide support to our diverse workforce.
As a regulatory agency working in a complex environment, we are looking for graduates from varied backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds for our affirmative measures graduate positions. 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 proactive in getting out and about and making contacts.
Recent graduates have degrees in environmental science, business management, science and law.
The Clean Energy Regulator is committed to the employment of Indigenous people in its workforce.
Under provisions of the
Racial Discrimination Act 1975 agencies are allowed to identify particular vacancies as open to only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants. To ensure we continue to build a diverse workforce we have identified positions within our Graduate Development Program for Indigenous graduates.
For further information on affirmative measures please refer to the Australian Public Service Commission’s
Affirmative measure for recruiting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: A guide for applicants.
To be eligible for this program, you will need to:
To be eligible for affirmative measures positions, applicants must also:
As a part of the application submission process you will be required to upload a document that confirms your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage.
We welcome applications from people from a cultural or linguistically diverse background, people with a disability and mature age candidates.
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