Good energy starts with great people

 

Working at Origin

We have a strong purpose and values that challenge us to find the answers to the big energy questions.

If you bring good energy to Origin, you’ll get it in return. A challenging career. An exciting industry. And the support to grow and explore your potential.

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Our Values

Our values help guide how we make decisions, balance priorities and work together. We want to be known for the good energy we bring to everything we say and do. We're forward thinking and energetic, and together we have a positive impact.

Work as one team, one Origin

We work within and across teams to achieve our purpose. We invite input from others even when their views are different from our own.

Be the customer champion

It’s important we are always learning about Origin’s products and services. We align our decisions and work activities with our customers needs and interests.

Care about our impact

We assess the impact of actions and decisions on customers, the community and planet. We ensure we speak up to make sure any issues we’re concerned about are clear.

Be accountable

We agree on our deliverables and take ownership of achieving them. We acknowledge when things don’t go to plan and use it as an opportunity to learn.

Find a better way

We share ways in which we can improve our day to day work and always look for new ideas to innovate for the future.

Here’s what our people have to say about why it’s great to work at Origin…

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Miswin Velutha Parambath
Oil Markets Analyst

I work with our Integrated Gas business in developing a clean source of energy called green hydrogen which reduces emissions by only emitting water. We are helping our customers decarbonise while producing energy that is sustainable for our planet.

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Su Wei Tan
Learning and Development Manager

As an Origin Energy Foundation champion, I am proud to participate in the Solar Buddy Light for Learning Programme which benefits Australian Students and also helps children living in energy poverty countries. These initiatives go some way in helping to make the world a better place.

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Mike Green
National Property and Travel Coordinator

Having a national role in the Property team requires me to engage with many teams in all states. Working as One Team, One Origin ensures we all work towards a collective goal regardless of who or where we are.

Why choose a career at Origin?

We are committed to creating the best workplace for you to harness your good energy

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Career development

Everyone is a valued member at Origin, and we are committed to supporting, growing and helping each individual to achieve their potential.

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Inclusivity in the workplace

Diversity and inclusion are central to the way we work. We know diverse workplaces create good energy, by allowing our people to bring their whole selves to work, fostering better ideas and collaboration to better understand our customers.

Diversity at Origin

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Giving back to the community

We have a workplace giving program with our philanthropic Origin Energy Foundation where you can volunteer or double your impact to your favourite registered charity with our Give two program. Use your good energy for good.

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A rewarding career full of benefits

We offer our people a range of benefits to support their careers, lifestyle and changing needs

Work-life balance

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Flexible working

We believe work life balance is important. Be empowered to work smarter in a way that suits your lifestyle. We provide a flexible supportive working environment.

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Purchase Leave

We’re commitment to helping our employees achieve better work/life balance. You can purchase up to 20 days’ extra leave each year to do more of what you want to do.


Full of opportunity

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Supportive leadership

A great workplace means something different to everyone. We want you to bring your whole self to work and feel supported.

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Training and Development

We believe in investing in the professional development of our people. We’ve created a Learning Hub which offers the opportunity to help our employees progress throughout their journey. Build your skills for the future of work.

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Our people

We have people all over - some talk to our customers, some deliver LPG, some install solar and some are in corporate services. Our roles and priorities are all different, but that’s why every day, in a million different ways, we’re focused on getting energy right for our customers, communities, and planet. At Origin you will work with a diverse group of people who together put good energy into practice.


Supporting our people

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Gender affirming leave

Because we're committed to creating a more inclusive workplace for our LGBTIQA+ communities, we've introduced 6-weeks of fully paid leave or 12-weeks at half pay for employees who are medically affirming their gender. This new leave initiative is part of our program of medical, social and legal support for people going through the process of gender affirmation.

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Leading parental support

We're proud to offer one of the most generous parental leave policies in the Australian energy industry where primary carers are entitled to 20 weeks of paid leave, with no qualifying time period. We recognise not all families look the same, so our benefits are gender neutral and available to many family forms, including surrogacy, same sex couples, permanent fostering and adoption. Plus, we have a Working Parents platform in partnership with Grace Papers, to provide our working parents with on-demand support.

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Volunteer Leave

Through paid volunteer leave, our employees spread good energy by planting trees, sorting groceries and toys, cleaning up parks and woodlands, and serving hot meals for the most vulnerable people in our communities. Through our Origin Energy Foundation we have helped more than 62,000 young Australians reach their potential, breaking the cycle of disadvantage through education and when our employees donate to their favourite charities via our Give2 program, our foundation will match it dollar for dollar (some conditions apply).


Financial benefits

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Employee Share Plan

Our Employee Share Plan offers eligible employees up to $1,000 worth of Origin shares annually, and is a fantastic benefit of working at Origin. In addition to the financial benefits, owning shares in our company is a great way for all our people to be brand advocates and gain from the work we do to deliver value for our customers, communities, people and shareholders.

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Energy discounts

Our employees can access exclusive offers for a range of products including discounted Origin broadband, electricity and natural gas, LPG and solar, energy storage, home products and more.

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Like what we stand for?

Our team's great, but we've got room for more if you're interested. Come join us.