Work for us
Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland assists energy customers across Queensland and water customers in south east Queensland on a daily basis. We provide a completely free and independent dispute resolution service for energy and water customers who are unable to resolve a problem with their electricity, gas or water supplier. The Energy and Water Ombudsman's role is statutory under the Energy and Water Ombudsman Act 2006, meaning it is independent from industry and government direction.
If you work for us you'll be part of a progressive, client-focused organisation that makes a difference in the community.
Are you a level-headed person who prides yourself on your negotiation and conciliation skills? Do you feel rewarded by achieving fair and efficient outcomes for people in dispute?
If this sounds like you, we offer rewarding and challenging career opportunities as well as training and succession planning to further develop and retain our staff.
We advertise all of our vacancies on Smart Jobs and Careers. If you are interested in working for our office and making a difference in the Queensland community please check this website for any vacancies. Smart Jobs and Careers also allows you to set up a SmartJob account to receive job alert emails when we advertise any vacancies.
Register your interest
Alternatively, you can register your interest in working for us by emailing your resume to email@example.com. Please ensure your resume is current and outlines your previous work or voluntary experience, education/qualifications and how you would be an ideal candidate to work for our organisation.
Working as part of our team, you will experience good working conditions and a competitive salary.
Employees are appointed to a particular level depending on their qualifications and experience. More information about salaries and allowances can be found at Public Sector Industrial and Employee Relations.
- Hours of duty - flexible working hours
A standard working day is 7¼ hours. However, sometimes you might have to work outside these core business hours. If you do, we have flexible working arrangements, including time off in lieu.
- Recreation leave
You will receive 20 days (7¼ hours per day) paid recreation leave per year, plus 17.5% loading on recreational leave.
- Sick leave
You will be eligible for 10 sick days (7¼ hours per day) leave per year on full pay.
- Long service leave
You will accumulate long service leave at the rate of 1.3 weeks per year of service. Normally you will be eligible for long service leave after 10 years of continuous service. Long service leave may also be taken on half pay.
- Work/life balance
We believe it is important to help our employees balance their work and life responsibilities. We do this through supportive work policies and flexible work options, including part-time work and a range of leave options.
- Study and Research Assistance Scheme (SARAS)
We value your decision to undertake study or research and further develop your skills. If you are studying or plan to undertake study, you may be able to apply for financial and/or leave assistance. The SARAS supports employees who undertake further education, provided that the study and/or research is relevant to our services and linked to our strategic outcomes.
QSUPER is the superannuation scheme provided by the Queensland Government for its employees. You may also make additional voluntary contributions. Contact the Government Superannuation Office for more information.
- Equal employment opportunity
EWOQ is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the Queensland community.