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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10743936
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Closing date: Sunday, 24 February 2019
Job Title: APS4 Support Officer
Division: Various
Branch: Various
Section: Various
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $65,469 - $71,085
Location: Barton - ACT
Classification: APS Level 4
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: Several Positions

Job Description


The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) is seeking applications for expected vacancies at the APS4 level throughout 2019.

The ACIC offers challenging and rewarding opportunities to work on reducing serious and organised crime threats of most harm to Australians and the national interest. We are uniquely equipped as Australia's national criminal intelligence agency with investigative and information delivery functions. We build cross-jurisdictional networks nationally and internationally, work with people from a range of disciplines, utilise unique capabilities and liaise with partner agencies at the highest levels.

Our success depends largely on our ability to foster the innovation, efforts and diverse skills of our people. We strive to create a motivating and rewarding working environment which values our people, performance, integrity and service standards.

We seek our people from a range of tertiary disciplines and backgrounds including the private sector, policing, military, intelligence, academia, strategy and policy. Positions within ACIC may become available across a wide range of career streams, including:

• Information and Communication Technology
• Intelligence
• Customer Service
• Finance
• General Administration
• Human Resources
• Project Management
• Records Management
• Legal

Applicants are to provide a summary (no more than 1500 words) outlining your skills, knowledge and experience. You should take into consideration the accountabilities and responsibilities for this role when drafting your response. Where possible include specific relevant examples of your work. When you include examples, you should:

• set the context by describing the circumstance where you used the skills or qualities and gained the experiences
• detail what your role was
• describe what you did and how you did it
• describe what you achieved—what was the end result and how does it relate to the job you are applying for?

The APS work level standards accommodate the diversity of roles across the APS and are structured to clearly differentiate between the work expected (i.e. responsibilities and duties) at each classification level.

To use as a guide when developing your statement, an explanation of the difference in capability required at the APS levels can be found at the following link:

A merit pool will be created through this recruitment process and may be used to fill vacancies with the ACIC as they become available within the next 12 months.



This is a position of trust. The occupant must satisfy and abide by the Commission’s security requirements, which includes 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 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

Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term up to 12 Months with the 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

Selection Documentation:
Position Contact: Melissa, 02 6268 7262
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-Wed - 06 Feb 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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