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28 July 2023


At the Clean Energy Regulator (CER), we administer schemes for measuring, managing, reducing and offsetting Australia’s carbon emissions. We also offer flexible working arrangements and rewarding work where you’ll get to collaborate across the CER.

Explore what makes the CER a great place to work.

Benefits for you

We offer our staff:

  • flexible working hours
  • work across the CER on a diverse range of projects
  • remote working arrangements
  • tailored training and professional development.

Our documentasset:Enterprise Agreement 2019-2022 outlines our conditions of employment. The documentasset:Clean Energy Regulator Determination 2023 outlines the CER’s current remuneration structure.

Inclusive culture

Diversity and inclusion

The CER is committed to workplace diversity. We aim to create an environment that values and maximises the contribution of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace free from discrimination, patronage and favouritism.

Our documentasset:Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2022-24 outlines what our goals are and what actions we will take to remove barriers and promote diversity and inclusion across the CER.

Inclusive recruitment

We take measures to support and encourage anyone to work at the CER.

We welcome applications from:

  • First Nations Australians
  • people with disability
  • people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • those who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • mature aged employees
  • carers.

We can support you in applying for a position with us. If you want to learn more, contact us.

People with disability

We take part in the RecruitAbility scheme. This means if you have disability, you will advance to a further stage in the recruitment process if you:

  • opt into the scheme in the application form
  • declare you have disability
  • meet the minimum requirements of the vacancy advertised.

If you need reasonable adjustments, like access, equipment, or other practical support during the recruitment process, reach out to the contact officer in the advertisement.

For more information, visit RecruitAbility.

Our staff

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Manager, Recruitment and Workforce Analytics

“CER supports me as a working mum.”

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Assistant Manager, Economic Analysis

“We don't just talk about diversity, we actively promote and celebrate diversity.”

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Regulatory Officer

“It's always very welcoming. I've learnt a lot of new things and that's helped me to flourish.”

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Communications Officer

“The team has been extremely friendly and very inclusive, and that’s helped me settle in really well, and really quickly.”

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Development Manager, Digital Services

“It's a very collaborative environment – I really enjoy working with the team.”

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Privacy Officer and Information Governance Lead

“It gives me the opportunity to get to know people from across the agency.”

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Regulatory Officer

“It's been such a great community to be part of within the public service.”

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Assistant Manager

"We work hard in a high visibility environment. It's important we support each other."

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Graphic Designer

“Staff at the agency are passionate, productive, professional and kind”

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Senior HR Advisor

“Our people truly are our greatest asset.”

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Regulatory Officer, RET Branch

“I love working at CER because I get to work in an amazing field: renewable electricity generation.”

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