Senior Vetting Officer Subcontractor Role (Canberra, ACT and surrounds)

Work-lifestyle balance, One of Australia's largest External Security Vetting Service providers, Pivotal in protecting Australia's National Interests.

Home-based Subcontractor Role (Canberra and ACT surrounds) - SIRRAS Consultants Pty Ltd

Opportunities are currently available to join one of Australias largest External Security Vetting Service providers. We are seeking professional, experienced, and focused individuals in a full-time or part-time capacity to join our professional and friendly team as a home-based subcontracting Vetting Officer within Canberra ACT.

The successful applicants will be experienced Vetting Officers with demonstrated interviewing and analytical skills, experienced in meeting strict KPI's, have excellent attention to detail, great communication and organisational skills and a desire to protect Australias national interest.

Senior Vetting Officer responsibilities will include: 

  • Collect, assess and analyse information in support of making decisions against a risk management framework in relation to a person's suitability to access sensitive and classified information
  • Undertake face to face and telephone interviews with clearance subjects, professional referees and character referees
  • Prioritising needs of our clients and workloads to meet KPI's
  • Demonstrate a high level of Quality Assurance of vetting clearance assessments
  • Undertake analyses over whole of process assessing risk to the National Interest while adhering to IPPs, APPs and natural justice
  • Ensuring compliance with current policy, procedures, DISP membership and ICT requirements
  • Effectively manage individual workload within time constraints whilst in a home environment. 


Mandatory Requirements: 

  • Must be an Australian citizen
  • Certificate IV in Government, Personnel Security (Vetting)
  • Minimum of a Negative Vetting Level 1 Security Clearance (dependant on position) includes criminal history and ASIO check
  • Experienced Vetting officer
  • Ability to achieve DISP membership, including physical and ICT requirements with support of the SIRRAS Head office.


The successful applicant will also need the following to be considered for the position:

  • Exemplary Professional manner 
  • Enthusiastic and committed attitude to achieving high standards for our Business and Clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Initiative and drive to work independently whilst effectively working within a team environment
  • High level of organisational and administration skills with attention to detail
  • Innovation to improve process and efficiencies
  • Well-developed computer skills, Microsoft Office experience
  • Strong work ethic and confidence to make decisions under pressure


Our business model allows flexibility for those seeking either a Full or Part time opportunity which provides the ability to manage their own independent company whilst achieving a work-lifestyle balance.

 Start date is dependent on meeting current DISP and physical security requirements for a dedicated home office. 

22/06/2020 $0 ACT 1 Administration & Office Support
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