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Intelligence Analyst - January 2020 Intake
Intelligence Officer
Ongoing - Permanent
$82,281 - $88,333

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), Canberra
Intelligence Analyst January 2020 Intake, ASIO Intelligence Employee (IE1.0)
Salary Range: $82,281 - $88,333 (plus 15.4% superannuation) for the first 12 months.
Salary Range: $90,945 - $102,480 (plus 15.4% superannuation) promotion to IE1.0 upon successful completion of 12 month training program.

As the nation's security service, ASIO protects Australia from violent, clandestine and deceptive efforts to harm its people and undermine its sovereignty. Success in this environment demands talented people that are highly capable, dedicated, adaptable and resilient.

As an Intelligence Analyst you will have the opportunity to develop a diverse career across a range of specialised analytical areas. You will identify and investigate patterns and anomalies, draw intelligence value from large datasets, solve complex problems and produce high quality advice for government. You will drive ASIO investigation, undertake research, make assessments and develop in-depth knowledge of specific issues.

Intelligence Analysts will apply best-practice analytical tradecraft together with subject area expertise to be able to make decisions on critical issues relevant to national security - often in high tempo environments. To be successful in this role you will be expected to use your well-developed communication and people skills to work collaboratively in teams, provide high quality advice and form strong working relationships with internal, domestic and foreign partners, clients and stakeholders.

If you're interested in the Intelligence Analyst role or want to know more, please visit the ASIO website for full details. If you wish to be considered for both Intelligence Officer and Intellgence Analyst roles please submit an Intelligence Officer application only.

Job Location

After successful completion of the training, Intelligence Analysts will be assigned a role in Canberra.


To be eligible for the Intelligence Analyst role, you must:
- be an Australian citizen;
- have successfully completed a 3 year undergraduate Bachelor degree before January 2020;
- be willing to relocate to Canberra (removalist costs are covered); and
- be assessed as suitable to hold and maintain a Positive Vetting security clearance.

ASIO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, where all staff are valued and respected, in order to build a highly capable, innovative and adaptive workforce to achieve our purpose. We welcome and value applications from all eligible candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliation, age or disability. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please advise us if you require any additional assistance in order to fully participate in the recruitment process or the workplace. This information will be held in the strictest confidence. ASIO holds all applications in the strictest of confidence and we ask that you please employ the same level of confidentiality, for the safety and security of all current and future ASIO employees.

How to apply

Click on the 'Apply Online' button below to commence your application.
Complete the online form and provide the following:
- a current resume;
- a statement of claims between 800-1000 words responding to the required capabilities and values, outlining why you believe you are suitable to be trained to undertake the role, and what skills, qualities and knowledge you will bring to the role (we suggest creating a draft copy in Notepad prior to entering your response).

For enquiries, please call Recruitment on 02 6257 4916 and quote reference number 068 (during business hours).
Closing date: 14:00 (AEDT) Monday, 01 April 2019.

Requests for a late submission of your application will not be considered. For more information, please refer to the attached FAQ document.

ASIO holds all applications in the strictest of confidence and we ask that you please employ the same level of confidentiality, for the safety and security of all current and future ASIO employees.