The Language Services Officer is responsible for providing administrative support in organising language services for the processing, translating, interpreting and dissemination of information and intelligence in compliance with statutory compliance processes pursuant to the provisions of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979, the Surveillance Devices Act 2004 and the ACC Act 2002.
The role provides administrative and technical support to ACIC Linguists and to ACIC multidisciplinary teams in drawing up evidentiary material for legal proceedings.
The Language Services Officer needs to have a good understanding of telecommunications and associated technologies. They will be required to undertake financial record keeping and administration, draw up evidentiary documentations and be able to apply good skills to system functions, technologies and processes to support operational and evidentiary outcomes.
The role works in a dynamic, interesting operational environment which demands meticulous attention to detail and technical aptitude. The Language Services Officer should possess good administrative aptitude in resource allocation, work scheduling and prioritising in a multidisciplinary team environment with competing priorities and tight deadlines.
The successful occupant must be willing to wear headphones and to work directly with audio/visual material which may be evidence of serious criminality and/or of a sensitive or confronting nature.
The ACIC is committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTIQ, mature aged employees and carers.
This is a position of trust. The occupant must satisfy and abide by the ACIC’s security requirements, which include Australian citizenship. The occupant must also satisfy a rigorous security assessment by the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency and is required to gain and maintain an Negative Vetting 1 clearance. In assessing suitability for employment the ACIC conducts a pre-employment screening process. This requires the applicant to complete a pre-employment screening form for the purpose of character and background checking, and a psychological assessment.
Applications will close at 11:30pm (AEDT) on Sunday 24 October 2021.
Position Contact: Steve (02) 9373 2270
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