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Security Administration Officer

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: VIC, ACT
Categories: Aviation

  • 2-year fixed term full-time position.
  • Canberra or Melbourne based.
  • A collaborative and supportive environment that values professionalism, objectivity, and integrity.

The Organisation:

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep Australia’s aviation industry safe every day of the year, both in the air and on the ground.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful. We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset, and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.

The Role & The Team:

As a Security Administration Officer, you will work as a Personnel Security team member in the Security & Resilience (S&R) Unit within the Safety, Security, Environment and Sustainability Assurance (SSESA) group. You will directly execute background checking; identification cards and personnel security policy functions managed by the unit and provide operational and administrative support for completion of the suitability and ongoing suitability for employment background checks for all Airservices personnel and contractors. You will also produce and distribute Aviation Security Identification Cards (ASIC) and Airservices’ Identification Cards (AIC) for all appropriate personnel, as well as a provide support for a wide range of tasks supporting these core functions. You will contribute to the organisation’s alignment to the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) and provide assistance in the management of National Security Clearances and associated aftercare arrangements when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Security Administration Officer to join our team, and to support us in delivering high quality security administration support services, whilst working in a high performing and dynamic team.

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description: 

Download File PERSEC ASA4 PD - 20210621 (4).pdf

The Person:

You will be committed, and results driven to take ownership of the role, whist gaining and enhancing your security administrative experience within the aviation industry.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), specifically the Personnel Security and Governance core requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of security background checking and/or security vetting processes within a large, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders through effective communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Certificate IV in Personnel Security (Government) or equivalent is highly desirable.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good understanding and proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • A proficient level of emotional intelligence and team collaboration skills; ability to escalate issues with a sense of urgency.
  • Must possess or have the ability to hold an AGSVA Baseline clearance, with possibility of upgrade to Negative Vetting Level (NV1).

Airservices Australia is a diverse and inclusive employer that recognises the benefits of having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We encourage applications from diverse groups including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Security Clearance:

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent resident for an Aviation Security Identification card (ASIC) which is essential.  Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process. 

Should you require any further information please contact Steve Weber via email at or (02) 6268 5427

How to Apply: 

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

Applications close 8th June 2023 @ 11.55 pm


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