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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10743714
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Closing date: Sunday, 17 February 2019
Job Title: Personnel Security Advisor
Division: Chief Operating Officer
Branch: People, Security and Integrity
Section: Personnel Security Team
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $72,489 - $76,867
Location: Barton - ACT
Classification: APS Level 5
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 50004474

Job Description


The Personnel Security Advisor is part of a team responsible for ensuring the suitability of staff for employment with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and the ongoing suitability of staff currently employed by the ACIC. The occupant of this position is required to liaise, engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders as well as provide advice regarding critical issues with the potential to impact the ACIC and its operations.

Negotiation skills and the ability to manage complex relationships with existing and prospective ACIC staff are key skills required in this position. Also required is the ability to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis regarding Personnel Security issues.

The position requires its occupant to demonstrate the highest levels of integrity, professionalism and impartiality in carrying out his/her duties.



This is a position of trust. The occupant must satisfy and abide by the ACIC’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 an NV1 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.

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: Joe, (02) 6268 7828
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 PS06-Mon - 04 Feb 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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