Early Careers Coordinator

Job Description

Within the Energy Queensland, HR Centre of Excellence team you will find a small, dedicated team who are at the heart of delivering the ‘Early Careers Program’. The Early Careers Program encompasses the growing scholarship, graduate, and work experience programs and are crucial to the ongoing development of our workforce and to ensuring Energy Queensland is positioned to deliver in line with the Queensland Energy & Jobs Plan (QEJP). 


What we can tell you about this role. 

As one of two Early Careers Coordinators, you'll be responsible for providing the administration support to the ‘Senior Advisor’ of the Early Careers Program. You’ll be the central point of contact for enquiries and communications from current and potential program candidates, employees, graduates and external stakeholders alike. 

For some insight as to what your days will look like, you will be working with a colleague to support the Energy Queensland Scholarship Program, which is the largest program of its kind in Australia, by supporting scholarship holders as they progress through their study and work experience journey. 

You’ll liaise and engage with Universities, TAFE and other external bodies to schedule, co-ordinate and facilitate marketing and careers fair sessions, as well as represent EQL at these events. 

You’ll support the end-to-end recruitment process for the programs in the Early Careers scope, including setting up interviews, issuing contracts and planning the onboarding activities, and coordinate the bi-annual rotation of graduates through different divisions of the Energy Queensland group, to ensure a smooth experience for graduates and leaders alike. 

Your commitment, attention to detail and effective communication will be a key contributor to effective delivery of the programs and the success of your team. Remuneration will range from $98K plus super for a 9-day fortnight or from $113K plus super for a 10-day fortnight. 


Why choose to work for us? 

You'll have the opportunity to bring new ideas, take ownership and help grow an evolving program within the business.

Energy Queensland will also support you in reaching your full potential in this role. 

As part of our team, you'll experience: 

  • Secure employment backed by a strong collective agreement, with yearly EBA salary increases. 
  • Strong superannuation of 12.75% and the ability to earn more. 
  • Healthy work life balance with flexibility to WFH 2 days per week and ad hoc if needed. 
  • A chance to give back with a paid employee volunteering program allowing you to support communities across QLD. 
  • Support and guidance with access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and a mentoring program for professional support and guidance. 
  • A Safety-First culture, the safety of our people, customers & communities is a core priority. 
  • Reward and recognition with an internal reward and recognition program includng an annual celebration of excellence. 
  • Diversity and Inclusion where all employees can contribute towards multiple diversity and inclusion initiatives across our business. 


Who are you?

You’re an experienced and highly organised administrator who has previous experience working on a graduate program or in the university sector. You’ll be agile and comfortable with managing multiple priorities, which at times may have shifting deadlines and, you’ll bring highly developed communication skills, so you can support and influence decisions and forge productive relationships. 

Who are we?

We are one of the largest electricity network businesses in Australia, comprising of Ergon Energy Network, Ergon Energy Retail, Energex and Yurika. Together, we are Energy Queensland. We supply power to 2.3 million customers across Queensland and have offices and depots located across the state. As a group, we are growing rapidly, which is why we need you in our team. It’s an exciting time to join us, as we advance towards net zero and our future electric lives. 

Ready to apply? 

If you want to help shape the future of energy, please submit your application by clicking the 'Apply' button above to be taken directly to the Energy Queensland Careers website. Your application should include a current resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this role and why want to join Energy Queensland. 

Applications will close at 5.00pm, Sunday 4th June 2023. 

Your energy can help us create a bright new future for our customers, colleagues, and our communities. 

We value the differences individuals contribute to our workforce and encourage a diverse range of applicants to apply.

Click here to view more information on diversity and inclusion at Energy Queensland.