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Home Affairs Vacancy N.N. 10752516
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Closing date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Job Title: Senior IT Security Officer
Division: Chief Operating Officer
Branch: People, Security & Integrity
Section: IT Security
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $99,717 - $120,219
Location: Barton - ACT
Classification: Executive Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 50004523
Agency Website:

Job Description


The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) is Australia’s national criminal intelligence agency. We advise senior decision makers on serious and organised crime impacting Australia. We are a full member of the National Intelligence Community, a Department of Home Affairs portfolio agency, and a member of the Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group.

The Senior IT Security Officer leads the ACIC ICT security capability. The position is responsible for ensuring:
• ACIC’s ICT systems are protected against unauthorised access or compromise, and
• Information in electronic form is stored, processed and/or communicated in accordance with the law, Australian Government policies, and the information security requirements detailed in the ACIC security plan.

The occupant of this position will have significant experience in an ICT security, preferably in a law enforcement and/or intelligence environment. They will have strong understanding of and experience in ensuring compliance with the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) and Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM). Ideally they will possess qualifications in ICT security, risk management or related disciplines.


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 a Negative Vetting Level 2 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.


The ACIC is committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTIQ, mature aged employees and carers.

To Apply

Position Contact: Jeff, (02) 6268 7739
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 PS24-Tue - 11 Jun 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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