aps5 security administration officer in Canberra

kimberly corneille, randstad
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canberra, australian capital territory
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Your new company:

This well established Federal Government agency is looking for an APS5 Security Administration Officer to join their team on a 12 month contract basis with a possibility of extension for the right candidate. The potential candidate will have to pass a pre-engagement check prior to commencing and will currently hold or be able to obtain and maintain a Negative Vetting 1 (NV1) Security Clearance.

Your responsibilities:

You would be responsible for providing personnel vetting and administration services. You duties will include but is not limited to:

  • Administration (Printing, filing, and ordering) of correspondence.
  • Vetting of personal data relating to pre-engagement security checks.
  • Processing security clearance forms with the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency.
  • Organising emails through a centralised mailing list.
  • Frequent data entry (interpreting handwritten information and entering into computer-based fields) with attention to detail.
  • Advanced checking of forms for completeness.
  • Hastening outstanding information; and
  • Other basic security monitoring and reporting duties as directed

To be successful:

  • Sound computer skills
  • Sound communication and organisation skills.
  • Demonstrated personal drive, initiative, maturity, integrity, and tact.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in relation to sensitive issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a small team, meet deadlines with attention to detail.
  • Prior experience in Australian Government vetting activities

To apply for this role please click on the APPLY NOW button. If this role isn’t for you but you know someone who may be interested please forward the details to them. For a confidential chat about this opportunity call Kimberly Corneille on (02) 6132 3812 for further information. As the closing date is quickly approaching please submit asap.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


APS5 | Security and Vetting | Federal Government


Prior experience in a similar role
NV1 Clearance

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification