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Communications and the Arts Vacancy N.N. 10716982
Australian Communications and Media Authority Closing date: Sunday, 10 December 2017
Job Title: Senior Radiocommunications Engineers/Senior Technical Officers
Division: Communications Infrastructure
Branch: Spectrum Planning and Engineering
Section: Spectrum Planning
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $96,511 - $108,835
Location: Belconnen - ACT; Melbourne - VIC
Classification: Executive Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 16, 745

Job Description


The ACMA’s Communications Infrastructure Division carries out a range of functions including spectrum planning, engineering, policy, operations and regulation.

The Spectrum Planning and Engineering Branch (SPEB) coordinates and undertakes technical planning for Australia’s radiofrequency spectrum within legislative responsibilities and government policy objectives. The branch has the following broad functional responsibilities:

* spectrum planning of both broadcast and non-broadcast bands
* engagement in international spectrum harmonisation and coordination
* spectrum monitoring capability development, maintenance and services, including advice of broadcast reception issues
* satellite network filing and coordination
* provision of expert advice (to internal and external parties) on spectrum planning and technical issues.

The Senior Radiocommunications Engineers / Senior Technical Officers will have demonstrated expertise in broadcast, radiocommunications engineering or spectrum monitoring in order to design, develop, implement and create innovative policies and technical solutions using appropriate engineering and technical methodologies. They will also engage with a variety of stakeholders and provide specialist advice on engineering with the capacity to mentor and guide others.


To be eligible for non-ongoing employment with the ACMA, an applicant must have a legal right to work in Australia.

An applicant's suitability for employment with the ACMA will be assessed through a pre-employment screening process. This process will include a requirement for the applicant to undertake and satisfy an AFP National Police check and to complete a Health Declaration.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

for up to 12 months.

An order of merit may be established and used to fill similar vacancies available at this level.

About Australian Communications and Media Authority 

ACMA is Australia’s regulator for broadcasting, the internet, radiocommunications and telecommunications.

We work with industry and government, locally and internationally, so that Australians can enjoy the best and most innovative media and communications services in a fair, responsible, safe and productive way.

The ACMA provides a supportive and respectful work environment that values the diversity of our employees. Our three main offices are in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. Visit for more information on joining our team

To Apply

Selection Documentation:
Position Contact: Andrew Wojtowicz, 03 9663 6842
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 PS49-Fri - 01 Dec 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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