Security Administration Officers

Security Administration Officers

Job Title: Security Administration Officers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-09-30 00:00:00
Reference: V-39993
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2021 18:01

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is looking for an experienced Security Administration Officers to manage and support security clearance processes with outsourced services providers (OSPs) and undertake a variety of administrative duties to support our client’s security clearance processes.


Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Processing criminal records checks;
  • Managing electronic security inboxes by responding to queries within appropriate timeframes;
  • Receiving and checking clearance applications;
  • Liaising internally and externally to commence, monitor, progress and finalise security clearance processes. Updating relevant internal systems with this information;
  • Managing and supporting security clearance processes with outsourced vetting providers (OSPs) and other government agencies;
  • Providing policy and related procedural advice regarding security clearance requirements as outlined in the Australian Government’s Protective Security Policy Framework and the Departmental Security Framework;
  • Preparing documentation for delegate approval;
  • Compiling regular compliance reports to manage and forecast workloads;
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Sound judgement and effective communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively individually and within a team environment;
  • Ability to interpret policy in responding to client queries; and ability to work proactively and with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of the Australian Government’s Protective Security Framework.
  • Experience in processing clearance applications and managing high volume clearance enquiries.

Location: Canberra

Contract Term: Until 30 June 2022 with 2 x 12 month extension options

Security Requirements: To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. Due to the work environment, our client has requested that all candidates must hold a current AGSVA NV1 Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close Friday, 08 October 2021

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

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