Security Investigation Officer

Security Investigation Officer

Job Title: Security Investigation Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Enmore
Salary: Market Rate
Start Date: 2021-06-30 00:00:00
Reference: V-39371
Contact Name: Maria Fabello
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2021 11:29

Job Description

Role: Security Investigation Officer
Commencement Date:
July 2021
End Date: July 2022; 2 x 12 month extension options
Location:BARTON ACT 2600

Clearance Level: Negative Vetting Level 1 (minimum) and ability to obtain a Negative Vetting Level 2 security clearance.

We are looking for a Personnel Security Investigations Officer to drive enquiries and investigations into security incidents.  The officer will also manage security breach and contact reporting scheme and support the section reporting responsibilities. 

• Drive enquiries and investigations into security incidents and apply critical thinking to support sound decision-making on complex security problems. 
• Interpret, apply and enact security policy and procedures in support of relevant approval requests.
• Drawing on a broad cross-section of information, identify, analyse, assess, and respond to personnel security risks and trends.
• Identify and manage security breach and contact reporting scheme (CRS). 
• Build and develop collaborative relationships with stakeholders and with other government agencies. 
• Deliver presentations to support personnel prior to postings. 
• Develop innovative solutions to security problems and refine processes and procedures to ensure efficient and effective operating model. 
• Prepare and deliver briefing material and policy guidance to inform and guide the department and its people. 
• Hold a Certificate IV in in Government (Investigations) or equivalent qualifications, professional certification or demonstrated equivalent experience in investigations, protective security, or risk management. (essential)

General attributes
• The ability to maintain discretion.
• Strong task prioritisation skills.
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with individuals from all backgrounds and/or at all levels. 
• Comfortable and confident in engaging with workers and, at times, having difficult conversations on sensitive issues. 
• The ability to establish and maintain networks within the Agency and with other government bodies. 
• The ability to work effectively individually or within a team environment with minimal supervision.

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