data verification officer in Sydney CBD

demi mcallan, randstad
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sydney cbd, new south wales
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The Opportunity:

  • We have multiple Data Verification Officer vacancies are based just a short 5 minute walk from Central station is Sydney CBD – near Railway Square.
  • The positions are within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) at the Sydney Passport Office.
  • Your role is to review & edit data pulled through data verification software from scanned passport application forms.
  • This is an APS 2 level role paying $30ph working Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week.


  • With 100% accuracy cross-checking data from the passport applications making sure all errors are corrected – data entry.
  • Scanning applications and photographs into the Workflow system
  • Printing, quality assurance and dispatch of documents.
  • General administrative processing activities in accordance with department regulations and guidelines.
  • Ad hoc administration tasks


  • Strong data entry skills: speed of 9000 characters per hour (or more) at 92% accuracy (or more) – testing is required.
  • Australian Citizenship.
  • You will be required to have strong attention to detail and meet daily targets (KPI’s) working in a high volume environment.
  • The ability to process, analyse and make decisions promptly and accurately.
  • Ability to remain motivated within a repetitive role


  • Experience using Optical Character Recognition (OPR) or similar program.
  • Previous Federal or State government experience.

The Application Process:

  • Please select apply NOW and use a resume in a Word doc (not PDF).
  • I will send you online testing to compete.
  • If successful past a face to face interview you must successful clear a national police check and baseline clearance.

You will therefore likely start the role end March or start April 2019.

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.


Data Entry, Word Processing, Compliance, Public Sector



educational requirements

Secondary School/High School