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Policy Officers x2

  • Salary range for the position is $82,589 - $90,456 per annum + super, annual leave loading
  • Exceptional professional development opportunity
  • Interesting and varied work across different industries
  • 2ongoing roles available (a talent pool may also be established)
  • Central Sydney location, with flexible working conditions and remote working options

About us

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is an independent NSW Government agency that makes the people of NSW better off through independent decisions and advice.

We regulate water, public transport, local government, electricity and gas industries. We also undertake reviews and investigations into a wide range of economic and policy issues at the NSW Government’s request.

Understand more about IPART – see www.ipart.nsw.gov.au.

About the role

We are looking for 2 Policy Officers to join a collaborative and high performing team within IPART. You will be provided with the opportunity to take active ownership of your work, be exposed to different industries and be involved in the decision making process.

Your work will involve supporting the delivery of detailed research and technical analysis for reviews, and ensuring that the findings are presented concisely and accurately. You will also support the team in developing these findings into decisions and recommendations to the NSW Government and made publicly available in our reports.

Some examples of current and recent work undertaken by our team are:

  • Solar feed-in tariff benchmarks – reviewing how much customers could expect to be paid by their retailer for their solar electricity when they export it to the grid
  • Review of the NSW funeral industry–investigating whether the choice of funeral providers and services available are meeting people’s needs and whether the prices charged are appropriate
  • Home building compensation fund –reviewing the efficiency and effectiveness of the last resort home building compensation scheme in protecting homeowners
  • Rural and regional bus fares – setting maximum fares for public bus services provided by private bus operators in rural and regional NSW, including on-demand services
  • Ethanol– determining the wholesale price of ethanol fuel (used in E10 petrol) and monitoring the retail price of E10.

About you

  • You are passionate about making a positive difference to the people of NSW
  • You are a goal oriented, self-starter who is keen to learn and is able to adapt to changing work priorities
  • You have effective communication skills - both written and verbal
  • You are enthusiastic about contributing to a team
  • You are able to undertake research, analyse information and draw conclusions.

Application requirements

Your application should include a cover letter [no more than two pages] and a resume [no more than 3 pages] which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this position.

Please ensure you read the role description before applying as it identifies the capabilities required for the role and accountabilities against which applications will be assessed. These include the focus capabilities which any successful applicant must demonstrate. The behavioural indicators provide examples of the types of behaviours that would provide evidence in support.

For enquiries regarding these positions, please contact Heather Dear, Principal Analyst (02) 9290 8481 or email Heather_Dear@ipart.nsw.gov.au, using the subject line: Policy Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

IPART is proud to be an EEO Employer which is fully focused on equality and believes deeply in diversity of all identities to provide a true reflection of our NSW customers. As an inclusive workplace, we support various employee resource groups, practice flexible work and workplace adjustment.

If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

A position description is attached.

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