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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10600778
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Closing date: Sunday, 5 May 2013
Job Title: ACCC 2014 Graduate Program
Division: Enforcement & Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Mergers & Adjudication and/or Corporate
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $56,257 - $64,408
Location: Various (please see notes)
Broadband: ACCC Graduate - Australian Public Service (APS Level 2, APS Level 3, APS Level 4)
Classification: APS Level 2, APS Level 3, APS Level 4
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: EA2013/2 | Several Positions
Agency Website:

Job Description


ACCC 2014 Graduate Program
• Ongoing, full time Graduate opportunities
• Provide input into decisions with far-reaching economic, industrial and legal implications
• Attractive salary $56,257 - $64,408 per annum (plus 15.4% superannuation) plus four weeks annual leave

About the ACCC
The ACCC is an independent statutory authority. It was formed in 1995 to administer the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act) and other Acts. The ACCC is the only national agency promoting competition and fair trading in the marketplace to benefit consumers, business and the community.

The ACCC also regulates national infrastructure industries to promote effective competition. The ACCC includes the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) which is responsible for the economic regulation of the Australian energy market.

About the Graduate Program
The ACCC Graduate Program is a ten-month, intensive program combining formal training with on-the-job learning. As an ACCC graduate you will apply and develop the skills and knowledge you acquired at university in a professional workplace.

Rotations are an essential part of the program, designed to give our graduates an understanding of the broad range of work undertaken by the ACCC and the AER. You will participate in three, 14 week rotations which occur across at least two of the following areas:
• Enforcement and Compliance Division
• Regulatory Affairs Division
• Mergers and Adjudication Group
• Corporate Division

Graduate opportunities will be available in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. Opportunities may also be offered in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and/or Darwin.

Skills, knowledge and qualifications
ACCC graduates must:
• have an interest in industry regulation, competition policy and consumer protection;
• have excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• possess a minimum of a Bachelor degree*
• have graduated within two years of commencing the Graduate Program (February 2012 onwards), or will have evidence of successful completion of their degree prior to commencement;
• have a minimum ‘credit’ average;
• Be able to begin employment at the commencement of the program, Monday 3rd February 2014, for a week-long Orientation Program in Canberra
• be willing to undertake and successfully pass character and health clearances;
• not be serving a commonwealth redundancy benefit period at the commencement of the program; and
• be an Australian citizen

*Qualifications from overseas universities must be recognised by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR).

Benefits & culture
• Flexible and dynamic working environment
• Extensive on-the-job learning, formal training and guidance from a Buddy
• Access to a Healthy Lifestyle Reimbursement Scheme

For more information about working with the ACCC and to apply online, please visit or contact
Woodrow Inman (03 9290 1959) or Candice Field on (02) 6243 1011.



Canberra (2601), Melbourne (3000) and Sydney (2000). Potentially Adelaide (5000), Brisbane (4000), Perth (6000) and/or Darwin (0800).

To Apply

Position Contact: Woodrow Inman, (03) 9290 1959
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS09-Mon - 04 Mar 2013 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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