Vacancies

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Positions vacant

Applications for all positions close Wednesday 5 July 2017

The Commission is committed to the support and promotion of a healthy work life balance for employees. In addition to the legislated entitlements, in working for the Commission you will also have access to flexible working arrangements and a range of leave provisions. The Commission's leadership team is also dedicated to furthering the development of all employees as the Commission’s greatest asset. Employment with the Commission will provide you with support from the leadership team in opportunities for continued learning and development.

How to Apply:

Applications should include a resume and covering letter (maximum two pages) outlining your experience and knowledge as relates to the Position Description. 

Applications should be addressed to Ms Rachel Wilkinson, Human Resources Officer via email to escosahr@escosa.sa.gov.au.

 
Principal Engineering Advisor – ASO7 or ASO8 - Ongoing, full-time

We are looking for a highly experienced engineer to join our team in this newly created position. Working within the Advisory and Research Group, you will have a pivotal role in providing technical expertise to the Commission’s Inquiry and advisory functions. As the Principal Engineering Advisor, you will link the Commission’s compliance and economic functions with superior and extensive technical knowledge. Your natural curiosity and drive to keep abreast of contemporary practices in your field will provide you with a sound basis to drive the Commission’s research and investigations in this area. Your ability to identify, evaluate and communicate technical topics to a wide audience will be key in your ability to make this role your own.

Reporting to the Director, Advisory and Research, your key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing leadership in the identification and analysis of technical matters associated with the industries the Commission regulates and, where relevant, in relation to the Commission’s Inquiry and advisory work.
  • Keeping abreast of technical developments in the energy and water industries and provide advice on any developments that may have an impact in South Australia and on the Commission in particular.
  • Undertaking reviews, research, investigation and analysis relating to the development and evaluation of energy and water technical issues within the Commission.
  • Preparation of Discussion papers, reports, briefing notes and other written publications that effectively communicate findings and advice.
  • Providing advice on, and review if required, existing industry codes, including transmission, metering and distribution codes.
     
    Special Conditions:
  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • Some intra/interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are essential in this role.
  • The classification level of the position will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience.

For further information about this role, please contact Ms Linda South, Director Corporate Services, on (08) 8463 4444 or via escosahr@escosa.sa.gov.au

 

Senior Regulatory Analyst - ASO6 - Ongoing, full-time

We are looking for a finance talent with economic expertise to join our team. Working within the Consumer Protection and Pricing team, you will be a driving force in developing and administering the Commission’s regulatory determinations. Your demonstrated financial and economic skills will assist you in undertaking complex analysis with ease while your sound communication skills will enable you to provide evidenced-based advice on technical issues to a wide audience. This, combined with your proactive and accountable approach to your work, will see you succeed in this role.

Reporting to the Manager, Pricing and Access, your key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Researching and preparing reports, discussion papers and information packages for industry participants and consumers and other documents concerning matters associated with industries regulated by the Commission.
  • Undertaking economic and financial modelling and analysis for a range of regulated activities and across the Advisory and Inquiry functions.
  • Providing analysis and advice on access, market structure and conduct and competition issues.
  • Contributing to other regulatory programs, inquiries and reviews as required.

    Special Conditions:
  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • Some intra/interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are essential in this role.

For further information about this role, please contact Mr Stuart Peevor, Manager Pricing and Access, on (08) 8463 4444 or via escosahr@escosa.sa.gov.au  


Compliance and Audit Officer - ASO5 - Ongoing, full-time

We are looking for an experienced compliance and audit officer with exceptional audit, research and analysis expertise to join our team. Working in the Licensing, Monitoring and Reporting group, you will have a leading role in assisting to educate regulated entities in their compliance requirements. Your ability to dive into complex investigations and conduct robust and comprehensive audits will assist you in succeeding in this role. This combined with outstanding communication and negotiation skills and a proactive and accountable approach to your work and will enable you to make this role your own.

Reporting to the Manager, Licensing and Compliance, your key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Contribute to the Commission’s compliance, enforcement & audit program to ensure the integrity of the compliance framework and the programs it administers.
  • Review, evaluate, document and investigate licensee’s activities to encourage a culture of compliance and ensure that they adhere and align to regulatory frameworks, legislation and/or contractual requirements.
  • Prepare audit and investigation reports including reviewing results and recommending actions to the Leadership Team and Commissioners.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to licensees and other stakeholders on compliance issues.

    Special Conditions:
  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • Some intra/interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are essential in this role.

For further information about this role, please contact Ms Julie Dixon, Manager, Licensing and Compliance, on (08) 8463 4444 or via escosahr@escosa.sa.gov.au.