Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-141359
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Security Administration Officer on a contract for 12 months with 2x12 months extension options.
Position Overview
The Project Support Officer will work under general direction and be responsible for the delivery of timely, efficient, effective and friendly management and process support.
Key Responsibilities
•             Group Mailbox management
•             Review, analysis and governance of the department’s contract deliverables
•             Management of stakeholders
•             Integrate with existing team and leveraging shared knowledge and experience
•             Review and familiarization with the policies and procedures of department

Mandatory Requirement:
Baseline Clearance Duties & Responsibilities:
  • 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;
  • Providing client services assistance at the Department’s Security counter;
  • Work to tight deadlines and effectively manage competing priorities;
  • Assist with the progression of internal security processes as required (remote work/integrity checks);
  • Maintaining Standard Operating Procedures for the administration of security clearances;
  • Assisting Team Leaders with projects related to policy or operational processes;
  • Undertaking regular reviews of Department’s files to identify which can be destroyed in line with the archives act 1983
  • Provide assistance across the section more broadly (as required).
  • Other duties as directed by the team leader or director.

General attributes:
  • Strong organisational and time
  • management skills;
  • Sound judgement and effective
  • communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively
  • individually or within a team
  • environment;
  • Ability to interpret policy in responding to client queries; and ability to work proactively and with minimal supervision.
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Clearance Level: Negative Vetting Level 1 (minimum) is mandatory.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.