Research Officer (724248)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 25, 2023
Technology Part Time - Continuing, Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

We are looking for a motivated, interested and capable individual with lots of potential to join our small team. You will work as part of a highly skilled team of professionals and because of this and the broad range of issues that we deal with on a day-to-day basis, you will have plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and experience. We have no preconceived view on the best background for this role but are very focussed on your capacity to do the job and develop in the role.

Why work for us?

About you

Ideally you will have:

We are looking to get the best person for this role and that person could come from a broad range of backgrounds, including a recent graduate or someone close to finishing a degree. If you think this sounds like you, we would welcome the opportunity to talk to you about the role and how you could be successful in it.

About the opportunity

On a day-to-day basis, the Research Officer’s responsibilities will include:

About the Branch

The primary role of the Branch is to provide advice and support to the Regulator in regulating the prices and services provided by regulated entities including TasWater, Aurora Energy, Hydro Tasmania and the Motor Accidents Insurance Board. The Branch is responsible for preparing reports as part of pricing investigations and inquiries, liaising with regulated entities and monitoring their performance. The Branch also consults widely with stakeholder groups and customers to obtain feedback on matters for which the Regulator is responsible.

Find out more about our Branch here - Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

What you will get back

The opportunity to work in a really broad and interesting area and role that has a direct impact on most Tasmanians. We find that the nature of the work provides you with an opportunity to quickly develop your skills, knowledge and experience which is great for your career. You will also be provided with plenty of support and receive access to quality learning and development opportunities. As you grow in the role, you will be provided with increasing opportunities to exercise your judgement and show your capabilities.

Find out more about working at Treasury here - Working at Treasury | Treasury and Finance Tasmania

We welcome applications from a diverse range of applicants and provide opportunities for flexible working arrangements. We want our employees to reach their full potential which is why we make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process to enable candidates with disability, illness and injury to fully participate. Please notify us if you require any support or adjustments during the recruitment process to enable your full participation.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Please download the Statement of Duties, Advice to Applicants and Frequently Asked Questions below:

(image) 724248 - Statement of Duties - Research Officer.docx

(image) 724248 - Statement of Duties - Research Officer.pdf

(image) Advice to Applicants.DOCX

(image) Advice to Applicants.pdf

(image) Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants.DOCX

(image) Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants.pdf

How to apply

Before applying, we encourage you to make contact with the person listed below to ensure you have a good understanding of the role and how it fits within Treasury.

To apply, please provide a copy of your current Resume and Short Form Application (maximum 2 pages) outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties.

Refer to the 'Advice to Applicants' and 'Frequently Asked Questions' documents for further information.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

To submit your application, please click the blue "Apply Now" button. You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your Resume and your two page Short Form Application (please note that you can upload .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, and .txt file types only). Referee details are submitted as part of the online application process, so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before doing this.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment via email [email protected] before the closing date.

For more information

Kirstan Long


(03) 6145 5893

[email protected]