APS5 Regulatory Officer

Posted 12 May 2022
Salary$48 - $55 per hour, Benefits: Contract until February 2023 with possible extension
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency

Job description

We are seeking an APS5 Regulatory Officer to join this large government department. They work with stakeholders and clients including Australian Government departments and agencies, industry bodies, liable entities and the community to provide regulatory services of the highest standard.

They offer challenging and rewarding work in administering legislation that will reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy. The agency is committed to workplace diversity and aims to create an environment that values and utilises the contribution of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Key functions within the division include scheme entry client assessments, contributing to maintaining the integrity of the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units, Large and Small-scale Renewable Energy Target systems, administering National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting audit programs, leading policy design and implementation, resolving complex issues, managing compliance, monitoring clients’ behaviour, and scheme market and data analysis facilitation. The Division is also responsible for IT strategy, delivery, and day-to-day IT operations that underpin our agency’s objectives. Their operating philosophy is based on building trust by making realistic promises and being accountable for consistently delivering on them.

The operations is responsible for:
  • Auditing claims made for small-scale technology certificates (STCs).
  • Managing risks and relationships associated with the SRES.
  • Managing the Register of solar water heaters that are eligible for STCs. This includes defining both eligibility and the method to be used to calculate eligible STCs.
  • Managing the physical inspection of a statistically valid sample of PV systems to provide additional assurances about compliance and quality.
  • Client education and outreach activities to ensure regulatory partners are aware of their responsibilities and relevant trends in the market.
  • Implementing procedural and technical improvements for the SRES.
  • Managing, as required, inspection programs for the Department.
  • Assisting broader compliance, education and reporting activities across the agency.
  • Contributing to broader policy on energy are related topics

The successful applicant will be required to hold, or be able to obtain, a Baseline security clearance. All applicants must be Australian citizens.

Skills and Experience
  • Good attention to detail, organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines
  • Experience in engaging effectively with internal and external stakeholders
How to apply

If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Jane Rippingale on 02 6162 7333 or jrippingale@dfp.com.au

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.