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We pay graduates at the APS 3 classification. You will receive a salary between $66,367 to $71,843 plus 15.4% superannuation. After successfully completing the program, you will advance to an APS 4 classification. You will receive a salary between $74,580 to $78,684 plus 15.4% superannuation.
As full-time ongoing Clean Energy Regulator employees, graduates are entitled to have generous leave entitlements. This includes:
For more information, please read the following documents:
The Clean Energy Regulator operates out of a single office in Canberra. We will help graduates who move to Canberra from interstate with their relocation. This includes paying for:
When you arrive in Canberra, we will also organise and pay for up to 4 weeks of temporary accommodation.
Throughout the program, we will provide you with the necessary training and development for your role. We will also provide you with the foundation and skills required to launch your Australian Public Service (APS) career.
You will also have the opportunity to take part in the APS Graduate Development Program (GDP). The Australian Public Service Commission runs the program. It includes graduates from other APS agencies and departments. This program includes:
The APS GDP curriculum is equal to a 12-month course load for the following courses, and can be used for articulation to:
The Graduate Development Program includes a unique opportunity to complete and present a major project on an agency-identified topic.
This project provides you with access to our Executive and experts across the agency. It also gives you the opportunity to consult more widely with external stakeholders in the public and private sector.
Past projects have gone on to inform changes and improvements within the agency.
During your graduate year, you will work in 3 areas of our agency.
By working across business areas, you will develop a broad understanding of the agency’s work in the administration of climate change policies. The rotation structure also provides you with the opportunity to build networks across the agency. It will help you find the area you’re passionate about working in.
You'll be able to give your preference for the second and third rotations.
As well as formal training, you’ll receive individual support from your buddy (a former graduate), mentor and the graduate coordinator to help you to settle into the agency. You’ll have the opportunity to be involved in social events across the agency and be supported in gaining wider exposure to the APS.
We employ all our graduates as permanent full-time employees. We will place you into an ongoing position after successful completion of the 11-month graduate program.
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