Career Opportunities

Here on the careers page you ill be able to find upcoming opportunities to join our fantastic team based in Dubbo.

Why work with us? Besides fantastic morning teas and fun-filled team building exercises, RDA Orana offers a rewarding career for people interested in making a difference. It’s a flexible and agile work environment that focusses on growing staff capabilities through challenge, ownership and innovation.


We also believe that our organisation plays an important role in helping to solve issues and advance our region: staff are encouraged to use their skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts through the projects we deliver.


Graduate Research Analyst

RDA Orana has a terrific opportunity for a recent graduate to apply their analytical and quantitative skills to meaningful and region-shaping projects.

The Graduate / Research Analyst will support the Director of Regional Development in the delivery of evidence based research for the region. Research projects will range from survey work with regional employers to understand workforce issues, through to undertaking cost benefit work on the value of water to the region.

You’ll contribute to and draft policy papers; grant applications and have the opportunity to author issues papers; as well as develop cost benefit assessments, and economic impact assessments.

You’ll have an opportunity to apply what you learned at university to real life problems, using your economics, statistics and critical thinking skills.

In return, we’ll teach you about working on projects, and with stakeholders, in a supported environment where innovative thinking is valued.

RDA Orana is committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive, supports flexibility, and welcomes diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

If you have a genuine interest in regional economic development, with a desire to join a team that loves what they do,  we encourage you to submit an application to us, via email: at recruitment@rdaorana.org.au. Your application should include a cover letter, telling us what interests you in the role, what skills you’ll bring, and why you’d like to work with us. You should also include a current resume.

Inquiries about the role, can be made to the Director of Regional, Megan Dixon on 02 6885 1488.

Download the full position description HERE


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