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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10716337
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Closing date: Sunday, 10 December 2017
Job Title: Telecommunications Analyst – Technical Analytics (expected vacancy)
Division: Capability
Branch: Operational Capability
Section: Criminal Communications Analysis
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $63,236 - $68,662
Location: Surry Hills - NSW; Melbourne - VIC; Milton - QLD
Classification: APS Level 4
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999

Job Description


Telecommunications Analysts in the ACIC Technical Analytics unit are responsible for the capture, analysis, processing and dissemination of electronic evidence and intelligence pursuant to the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979, the Surveillance Devices Act 2004 and the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002. Telecommunications Analysts need to have a good understanding of telecommunications and associated technologies and be able to apply advanced technical aptitude to system functions, technologies and/or processes to support operational outcomes.

The role also provides administrative assistance for statutory compliance processes, and the preparation of briefs of evidence (e.g. content formatting and duplication, transcription and compiling legal documents) for legal proceedings such as prosecutions, criminal assets confiscation and statutory examinations.

Telecommunications Analysts work in a dynamic, interesting operational environment which demands meticulous attention to detail and technical aptitude. They must be willing and able to work a variety of shifts or regular day hours as determined by management in response to operational and other business needs. They will also work directly with audio/visual material which may be evidence of serious criminality and/or of a sensitive, violent or abhorrent nature.


This is a position of trust. The occupant must satisfy and abide by the Commission’s security requirements, which include Australian citizenship. The occupant must also satisfy a rigorous security assessment by the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency and is required to gain and maintain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance. In assessing suitability for employment the ACIC conducts a pre-employment screening process. This requires the applicant to complete a pre-employment screening form for the purpose of character and background checking, and a psychological assessment.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

An Order of Merit established through this selection process may be used to fill the position on an ongoing basis within the first 12 months.

This position may be offered as ongoing or non-ongoing (temporary) dependent upon the business needs of the ACIC.

If the position is filled on a non-ongoing basis, it will initially be offered for a period of up to 12 months, with a possibility of extension of up to three years.

About Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) 

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) was formed to strengthen the ability to respond to crime affecting Australia. The agency, through its investigative, research and information delivery services, works with law enforcement partners to improve the ability to stop criminals exploiting emerging opportunities and perceived gaps in law enforcement information.

The ACIC values workplace diversity and is committed to providing a supportive, inclusive and respectful work environment. We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and different backgrounds, and encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature-age people. Should you require special assistance through any stage of the selection process, please contact the recruitment team.

To Apply

Position Contact: Ethan, 02 9373 2553
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS47-Mon - 20 Nov 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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