Employment Opportunities

The Workers Compensation Commission advertises vacant staff positions online at http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/.

Job applicants are encouraged to read the advertisement and supporting documents accompanying the advertisement prior to submitting an application.


 Arbitrators / Senior Arbitrator Recruitment 2018

  • Multiple roles available based in Sydney and regional areas
  • Statutory Appointments - Sessional and Full-Time Roles Available 
  • Up to Five Year Terms

The Workers Compensation Commission of NSW seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for appointment to the positions of Senior Arbitrator and Arbitrator. Senior Arbitrators and full-time Arbitrators are based in Sydney. Sessional Arbitrators may be based in Sydney or regional locations. Some travel may be required.


Full-time Senior Arbitrators and Arbitrators receive an attractive salary. Sessional Arbitrators are remunerated under a fee schedule. Appointments will be made for terms up to five years, with eligibility for reappointment.


Senior Arbitrators and Arbitrators exercise quasi-judicial functions involving conciliation and arbitration of disputes under the NSW workers compensation legislation.

Ideally, applicants will be qualified legal practitioners with sound knowledge of workers compensation law and practice, coupled with demonstrated alternative dispute resolution and facilitation skills and experience.

For further information, please refer to the attached information kits:


Arbitrator – Information Kit 

Senior Arbitrator – Information Kit 

Once you have reviewed the attached information and www.wcc.nsw.gov.au if you have any further questions then please contact Devyani Ahuja on (02) 9372 8474.

Applications close: 11:59PM (AEST) on Sunday, 11 March 2018

To apply - all applications must be submitted online via www.iwor​kfor.nsw.gov.au​  


NB: successful candidates will be required to consent to a national criminal background and qualification check.​