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Position Vacant - Licensing and Compliance Officer - AS04

Full-time, ongoing: $72,135 - $75,616

The Commission is an independent statutory authority that regulates the provision of essential services in the water and sewerage, electricity, gas, ports and rail industries.  The primary objective of the Commission is to protect the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services.  

The Commission is committed to providing thought leadership in economic regulation and regulatory policy and undertakes extensive stakeholder engagement to inform its work. This is a rare opportunity to join a highly professional organisation and contribute to the delivery of better outcomes for South Australians. 


Reporting to the Manager, Licensing and Compliance, the responsibilities of the Licensing and Compliance Officer are diverse, with a focus on broad internal and external stakeholder relationships.  

In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with the assessment of licence applications and management of compliance matters.

More specifically, this includes:

  • the preparation of recommendations and written reports in relation to the application assessments
  • management of compliance investigations (including undertaking audits)
  • preparing advice for internal and external stakeholders
  • assisting with the administration of the Commission’s regulatory frameworks. 

Skills and Experience 

To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate advanced research and critical analysis skills as well as the ability to work effectively with high work volume and strict deadlines. Your outstanding written and verbal communication skills will also be key to success in this role. 

Ideally, you will have a tertiary qualification in law or legal studies. An understanding of regulated environments such as electricity or water will also be highly regarded.

The Commission and the South Australian public sector promote diversity and flexible ways of working, including part-time. You are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link or email before 27th March 2020.

Alternatively, if you’d like to know more, please contact Megan Kelly - Senior Consultant, Business Support in Hudson’s Adelaide office on 08 8223 8825.

All interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.