Australia's protection begins with our
The Australian Security Intelligence
Organisation (ASIO) are seeking applications from diverse and talented
Australians to help collect information, connect the dots and play a crucial
role in providing advice to government on matters of national security.
If you enjoy a varied role, have good
judgement, are a critical thinker, are comfortable engaging with people from
all walks of life, and you're interested in a career in intelligence and
national security, we encourage you to apply.
We value life and practical skills and
experience as highly as formal qualifications.
If you're also interested in applying
for the Intelligence Analyst role (refer ASIO website for full details), please
submit an Intelligence Officer application only (by doing so you'll be
considered for both roles).
As an Intelligence Officer you will
have the opportunity to develop a diverse career in both operational and
analytical areas across ASIO. Whilst working in operational areas, Intelligence
Officers often meet with members of different communities to mitigate security
threats, while also building ongoing confidential relationships with people to
assist us in achieving our security intelligence mission. Intelligence Officers
also undertake postings in analytical roles.
As an ASIO Intelligence Officer, you
will be trained in the skill of collecting and analysing complex information to
produce well considered security intelligence advice to government. You will become adept at growing and
enhancing relationships and partnerships, and providing regular written and
verbal briefings and advice to a range of stakeholders across government.
Following successful completion of our
12 month Canberra based training program, Intelligence Officers participate in
three to five year role postings where they may move between analytical and
operational roles across a number of geographical locations.
To be eligible for the Intelligence
Officer role, you must:
completed formal tertiary qualifications before December 2021;
and / OR
able to demonstrate work/life experience relating to the job specific
capabilities listed below.
In addition to the above you must:
an Australian citizen;
willing to relocate to Canberra for the 12 month training period (removalist
costs are met by ASIO);
assessed as suitable to hold and maintain a Positive Vetting security
willing to be mobile throughout your career as an Intelligence Officer. This
means potentially relocating to an Australian capital city every three to five
years, noting the location will be determined by ASIO, based on organisational
** Some roles may require an
Australian driver's licence (Class C) **
We invite applications from candidates
who can demonstrate the job specific capabilities of an Intelligence Officer
and ASIO Values as listed below:
Job Specific Capabilities for
research and analyse information to prepare written and oral briefings;
critical thinking and logical reasoning;
independently and in teams;
personal and professional resilience; and
high level interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
adapt: Anticipate and learn quickly;
innovate: Feel safe to try new things;
engage risk: Exercise judgement to maximise effect;
are courageous: Voice and value opinions, and commit once decisions are made.
embody integrity: Do the right thing;
build trust: Are lawful, impartial, authentic and open.
enable: Empower and develop our people and teams;
include: Value diversity and build belonging;
collaborate: Engage each other and our partners, respecting all views.
deliver value: Create impact, in the best way possible;
drive accountability: Deliver on commitments and hold each other to account;
are enterprise minded: Act on behalf of the whole organisation.
How to apply
Click on the Apply Online below to
commence your application.
Complete the online form and provide
current resume; and
two page (between 800-1000 words) statement of claims responding to the
required job specific capabilities and values, outlining why you believe you
are suitable to be successfully trained to undertake the role, and what skills,
qualities and knowledge you will bring to the role.
Please note, applications should be
individually tailored to meet the above requirements.
Please call Recruitment on 02 6257
4916 and quote reference number 091 (during business hours).
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.
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 strict confidence.
Monday 12 April 2021, 23:59 (AEST)
Unfortunately, requests for late
submissions cannot be considered. For more information please refer to the
attached FAQ document.
ASIO holds all employment applications
in the strictest of confidence. It is essential that you do the same. Please do
not discuss your application with others as doing so may adversely affect your