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Home Affairs Vacancy N.N. 10762649
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Closing date: Monday, 11 November 2019
Job Title: Capability Support Officer
Division: Capability
Branch: Technical Intelligence Capability
Section: Covert Operational Capabilities
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $65,469 - $71,085
Location: Barton - ACT
Classification: APS Level 4
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 50000246
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 Capability Support Officer within Covert Operational Capabilities team is at the forefront of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC) modern surveillance capabilities. This role is, responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of specialist technical capabilities in support of the agency’s tactical and strategic operational intelligence needs. Particularly as it relates to serious and organised crime.

The occupant of this position will work in a multi-disciplinary team requiring them to flexible, innovative, self-motivated and committed. This position requires a motivated individual, who has demonstrated experience in providing technical support within a law enforcement or security environment. Working under operational pressures the occupant will be relied upon to provide support of capabilities and equipment used by ACIC’s operatives, including Technical, Physical Surveillance teams.

The occupant of this position may also be required to work within on-call arrangements which may include periods away from home and travel at short notice.



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.


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: Daniel, (02) 6268 7567
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 PS44 - Mon - 28 Oct 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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