- Job posted on: 20th May 2020
- Applications close:
This vacancy is open only to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people as it is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 26 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016.
Positions are located in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Hobart and Townsville.
Congratulations! It’s time for you to start thinking about your career options for 2021 - you’re probably spending some time looking at all the major employers in the graduate market. Have you thought about working at the ACCC/AER?
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is an independent Commonwealth statutory authority whose role is to enforce the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and a range of additional legislation. This involves promoting competition, ensuring consumer protection and fair trading, as well as regulating monopoly infrastructure for the benefit of all Australians.
As a constituent part of the ACCC, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is staffed by ACCC employees, but operates as a separate legal entity and has its own board. As well as other duties, the AER is responsible for the economic regulation of the wholesale electricity market and gas transmission networks.
The ACCC/AER is a great place to work because:
If you have tertiary qualifications, we believe you could be a good fit within the ACCC/AER and we’d encourage you to apply. This could be from any discipline, for example:
In addition to the benefits of the graduate program, as an ongoing employee of the ACCC/AER you will also be eligible for:
Check out our Graduate Opportunities page for more information, including testimonies from some of our recent graduates.
How can you get involved?
We thought you’d never ask! Applications for our 2021 graduate program are now open - apply here. To find out more information about the ACCC/AER Graduate Program, our eligibility criteria and what we expect from our graduates, please download our candidate kit. The candidate kit will also provide you with information about the recruitment and selection process for the 2020 program.
Applications close 10pm (AEST) Sunday 31 May 2020. Assessment centres will take place in July, with offers made to successful applicants from mid-August 2020.
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