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Agriculture and Water Resources Vacancy N.N. 10717424
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Closing date: Monday, 1 January 2018
Job Title: Various
Division: Assurance and Legal Division
Branch: Assurance
Section: Fraud and Corruption; Security
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $64,703 - $90,965
Location: Canberra - ACT
Classification: APS Level 4, APS Level 5, APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 2017/1619; 2017/1620; 2017/1621 | Several Positions
Agency Website:

Job Description


The Fraud and Corruption Section has a range of interrelated investigatory, policy and governance functions. Its investigatory functions include the receipt, assessment, referral and investigation of allegations of fraud and corruption relating to departmental officers, while its policy and governance functions shape, support and drive the department’s anti-fraud and corruption resistance and capabilities.

The Security Section is responsible for a range of Personnel Security, Security Governance and Physical Security functions to ensure the department’s compliance with Australian Government legislation and mandated security requirements. These include the coordination of security clearances in liaison with the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA); the development of security policy and procedures; the provision of specialist security advice and support to the department and the development of the department’s prevention, response and detection capabilities regarding security risks and incidents.

The Jobs
Security Officer (APS 4)
Within the Security team, the Security Officer undertakes protective security and general administrative activities and tasks. Working within a framework of legislation, established principles, work practices and procedures, they undertake various protective security activities consistent with the team work plan.

The Security Officer will be required to engage with relevant stakeholders to identify expectations and concerns and develop a clear understanding of the issues to achieve outcomes.

Policy Analyst (APS 5)
The successful candidate will contribute to the policy and governance functions of the Fraud and Corruption Section by performing a range of duties. These will include supporting the Section in delivering both proactive and reactive products, ranging from high-level strategic documents such as the department’s Fraud and Corruption Control Plan to discrete briefing materials in response to sensitive fraud and corruption matters. The role will also involve assisting in the drafting of external correspondence for the department’s Executive and strengthening its relationship with key stakeholders such as the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

Duties will also include policy development, analysis and review, in addition to the delivery of major projects in support of the Section. In addition, the role will assist in the development of the analytical and intelligence function of the Fraud and Corruption Section.

Analyst Investigator (APS6)
The APS Level 6 Analyst Investigator works within a small team to conduct investigations into internal reports of fraud and corruption in an efficient, effective manner which is consistent with the Australian Government Investigations Standards (AGIS). The Analyst Investigator has a key role in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and in various proactive strategies to promote and strengthen the department’s anti-fraud and corruption culture.



Mandatory Qualifications
Minimum Cert IV in Government (Security, Investigations or Fraud Control) or other relevant qualifications, or have the ability to obtain the qualification within 12 months.

These positions require a Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance. The successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level. To be eligible for employment with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, an applicant must be an Australian citizen. An applicant's suitability for employment with the department will be assessed through a pre-employment screening process. This process includes a requirement for the applicant to undergo and satisfy a National Police Check, referee checks, character clearance and where relevant a pre-employment medical assessment, specified mandatory qualification(s) validation and a period of 6 months probation. Any applicant that, in the course of their work, requires unescorted access within an aviation or maritime security zone will be required to obtain and maintain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) or Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC).


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

These positions are being advertised as non-ongoing or ongoing. If offered on a non-ongoing basis the successful applicants will be initially engaged for a period of 6 months, with the possibility of an extension up to a maximum period of three years in total.

To Apply

Position Contact: Jillian Mand, (02) 6271 6651
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 PS50-Fri - 08 Dec 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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