Job Details
  • Reference368350A_1611181372
  • LocationSurry Hills, New South Wales
  • SalaryUp to AU$45 per hour + Superannuation
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantEileen Kavanagh

Our client, a large government department, requires an AP5 Fraud Investigator to join on a 12-month contract, with the potential for extension. This role will be based in Sydney Surry Hills and pay $45.74 per hour + Superannuation.

By supporting the Internal Fraud team, the Fraud Investigator will be responsible for conducting internal and external fraud investigations. This will include undertaking investigations of potential fraud, unauthorised access, misconduct and other criminal offences committed against the Agency/Scheme, under the support and direction of senior staff.

Investigators manage work in the context of competing priorities and contribute to changes in workplace practices and business improvement strategies, including liaising with stakeholders and representing the branch with credibility and professionalism.

Key Duties

  • Analysing and processing information to produce accurate and informative reports
  • Conducting formal and informal discussions with agency staff and partners, agency participants, providers and third parties
  • Undertaking complex and sensitive investigation activities in accordance with agency processes and the Australian Government Investigation Standards, 2011
  • Gathering evidence from a range of sources and preparing high quality briefs of evidence
  • Preparing cases for referral to relevant parties such as the Australian Federal Police and Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Giving evidence in criminal and civil court as a representative of the agency

Key Requirements:

  • Certificate IV in Government [Fraud Investigations] or Diploma of Government [Fraud Investigations] or equivalent as set out in the Public Services Training Package (PSP04) or demonstrated significant experience with the obligation to obtain the required qualification within 12 months of commencement

  • Highly desirable that applicants have an understanding or lived experience of disability
  • Experience in undertaking investigations and compiling briefs of evidence to a criminal standard to meet the Australian Government Investigation Standards (AGIS), 2011, including the taking of complex witness statements and conducting records of interview
  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to succeed within a complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

Please note this is a Federal Government position, which requires the successful candidate to undergo Pre-Employment checks and hold Australian Citizenship.

If you are interested in this position and feel you meet the criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below.

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