Working for the NHVR

Who is the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator?

The new National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) commenced operations in 2013 as an independent body responsible for regulating all vehicles in Australia over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass. Located in Brisbane, the NHVR minimises the compliance burden on the heavy vehicle transport industry, reduces duplication and inconsistencies across state and territory borders, and ultimately for the heavy vehicle business with government in Australia.

What is important to us?

At the NHVR our workplace values set the tone for our organisational culture:

  • People matter
  • Customer first
  • We add value
  • Strong partnerships

We value staff with a genuine belief in the work they do and the benefit it will bring. We aim to develop a supportive work environment which we believe will be achieved by a focus on professionalism, team work and collective values.

What do we expect of our workers?

The NHVR is seeking an individual who is:

  • Committed to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and stakeholders
  • Energised by identifying new approaches and solutions
  • Innovative in addressing day-to-day challenges
  • Supportive towards colleagues and contributes towards making their workplace an enjoyable place to be

Commitment to safety, diversity and anti-discrimination

The NHVR is committed to providing a safe, forward-thinking and tolerant work environment. Diversity within our workforce is valued as being representative of the standards, values and diversity within the community and clients we serve.

"As a national regulator, we’re for every heavy vehicle, operator and driver and safety doesn’t stop at borders." - Sal Petroccitto, CEO (NHVR)

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