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Statutory Authorities Vacancy N.N. 10743304
Australian Federal Police Closing date: Thursday, 21 February 2019
Job Title: Entry Level Recruit - ACT Community Policing and Protective Service Officer 2019
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $53,969 - $58,090
Location: Barton - ACT; Melbourne - VIC; Brisbane - QLD; Adelaide - SA; Sydney - NSW; Perth - WA
Agency Classification: AFP Band 2
Position No: REQUISITION 751

Job Description


Are you the future face of the AFP?

The AFP can take its employees to exciting places, provide diverse duties and the opportunity to work with interesting people. Entry level recruit opportunities are available now.
• Police Officers (ACT Police – Canberra); and
• Protective Service Officers (opportunities in regional and remote locations across Australia).

As a fit and healthy, high performing and motivated individual we have opportunities for you to begin your career with the AFP.

What does a Police Officer do?

Following completion of recruit training you will be the first point of contact for the public requiring police assistance and will be required to investigate breaches of the law, assess evidence and interview witnesses over the course of investigations. ACT Community Police have a genuine interest in servicing the community in roles such as general duties, community safety, criminal investigations, traffic operations and intelligence.

What does a Protective Service Officer do?

Protective Service Officers will deliver protective security and first response capability to protect Australia’s interests. Following required recruit training you will be required to assess the appropriate law enforcement response for the situation, report and collate relevant data and maintain cooperative relationships with stakeholders and the public when protecting people, assets and critical infrastructure such as Parliament House and key Defence sites.



To be eligible to apply, you must:
• be an Australian citizen
• be 18 years of age or older
• hold a valid Australian driver’s licence (automatic or manual)
• have a minimum Year 10 Certificate with Cert IV/Diploma level qualification or Trade Certificate. University level qualifications are also welcomed.

The AFP is committed to having a diverse workforce and gender balance and applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and females are strongly encouraged for these entry level recruit roles.

Before you commence your application, review the AFP Careers Entry Level recruit page ( for:
• candidate Information Packs
• details of remuneration and benefits
• the application process and preparation required before you apply

Submit your completed online application in our My Career system before the application closing date.

Applications close 11.59 pm AEST Thursday 21 February 2019



If you require further information visit our website or contact the AFP Recruitment Team on 02 6131 5555 or email

About Australian Federal Police 

The mission of the AFP is to provide dynamic and effective law enforcement to the people of Australia. It provides policing throughout Australia in relation to the prevention and detection of crimes against the Commonwealth, its laws and integrity, and community police services to the Community of the ACT.

As an inclusive organisation, the AFP provides opportunity for all Australians to fairly gain employment in the AFP. We appreciate that everyone is unique and acknowledge that diversity in thought leads to greater transparency and improved consideration in our decision making. To support our employees we also provide flexible work arrangements.

To Apply

Position Contact: AFP Recruitment, 02 6131 5555
Agency Recruitment Site:
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS05-Fri - 25 Jan 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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