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Full time
Sydney NSW
Posted 12 months ago
Here’s a great opportunity for investigators wishing to do animal cruelty investigations. The RSPCA (in most states) are the lead agency for these types of investigations and the work, while challenging, is very rewarding. Perfect for those holding a Certificate IV in Government (Investigations). It’s a preferred qualification! About RSPCA NSW: The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals New South Wales (RSPCA NSW) is a not-for-profit animal welfare organisation. We provide a strong voice for animals experiencing cruelty and neglect. RSPCA NSW is committed to the care and welfare of animals, providing extensive professional facilities, including fully equipped veterinary hospitals and our state-wide shelter network, with approximately 500 staff across NSW to care for animals.   Culture & Benefits:
  • A broad range of leave entitlements including 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Access to a range of mental health and wellbeing supportive initiatives, including confidential counselling services and education programs
  • Generous discount on products and services, including pet food, retail and vet clinic products and services
  • Access to a range of learning and development opportunities that will benefit and support you in your role
  • Fully maintained company car
  About the Role: Reporting to the Inspector Team Leader, you will adhere to legislation, established operating procedures and orders for officer safety. In your region which includes Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains and part of the Illawarra, you will:
  • Undertake investigations and attend assigned complaints
  • Manage workload through accurate notebook entries and timely system processing
  • Engage in a positive and solution-oriented manner with members of the public and other stakeholders
  • Represent the RSPCA NSW in a positive manner
  • Focus on an educational approach, while keeping in mind the wellbeing of the animals
  • Collaborate with other departments, especially shelters and veterinary clinics
  About You: You will have the confidence to interact with both individuals and groups of all shapes and sizes and will possess strong time management and organisational skills. Plus:
  • Experience in investigations and preferably Cert IV in Government (Investigation)
  • Demonstrated experience with companion animals and livestock
  • An unwavering commitment to animal well-being, and the principles of the RSPCA
  • Resilience in dealing with challenging situations
  • Ability to perform physical duties, including ability to lift 20 kgs
  • Full NSW Class C drivers’ licence
  • Firearms licence and be appointed as an Officer under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 (or ability to obtain both)
  If this sounds like the role for you, we would love to hear from you! For more information, please contact to send in your resume. RSPCA NSW is an equal opportunity employer that understands and values the importance of creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a barrier-free recruitment process for people with a disability. If you require an adjustment or assistance during the recruitment process, please contact and identify the type of adjustment or assistance you are requesting. Our HR team will respond to your email promptly.

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Complaints, Coordination, Inspections, Investigator

Here’s a great opportunity for investigators wishing to do animal cruelty investigations. The RSPCA (in most states) are the lead agency for these types of investigations and the work, while challen...

Full time
Perth WA
Posted 12 months ago
Biosecurity officer positions are highly sought after and a popular place for investigators. This position is ideal for those holding a Certificate III in Investigative Services or a Certificate IV in Government (Investigations). The Jobs The maritime environment is a diverse and dynamic working environment. As part of the maritime team, your responsibilities will include the delivery of biosecurity operations regulatory functions within the maritime working environment. In this role, you will be required to conduct a full range of inspection activities onboard commercial and non-commercial vessels as well as cruise vessels and military vessels. The duties and responsibilities of this role include:
  • conducting complex assessments to manage and monitor risks associated with the arrival of international vessels (including commercial, non-commercial, cruise and military) using internal systems such as the Maritime Arrivals Reporting System and the Scheduling Workload and Management System
  • conducting biosecurity inspections and surveillance within the maritime working environment to determine compliance with the relevant legislation
  • providing timely and accurate advice on complex biosecurity matters to internal and external stakeholders (including the maritime industry and other government partners)
  • applying your technical expertise, in conjunction with sound judgement, to make decisions in accordance with relevant legislation and regulations
  • prioritising tasks including adapting to changing and competing priorities
  • applying a flexible approach to problem solving and using your initiative whilst working with a degree of independence
  • building and sustaining supportive, collaborative and effective working relationships
  • promoting and modelling behaviour in accordance with the APS Values, Employment Principles and Code of Conduct
  • promoting and complying with departmental Work Health and Safety and rehabilitation policies and guidelines.
Please note that this recruitment process will be used to fill multiple vacancies across the two locations listed above. The merit pool established through this selection process, which is valid for a period of 18 months from the date the vacancy was advertised in the Public Service Gazette, may also be used to fill future ongoing vacancies in the branch where the duties are of a similar nature. What we are looking for Knowledge and experience Experience working with a range of stakeholders. Eligibility and other requirements The successful applicants must:
  • hold and maintain a valid Australian motor vehicle drivers licence
  • note that the physical requirements of the role(s) involve a combination of outdoor and office-based work
  • note that the position will require them to participate in an on-call roster (for which an appropriate restriction allowance will be paid) and be available to perform duty outside standard hours
  • note that you will be required to perform occasional out-of-hours and weekend work
  • wear an official uniform supplied by the department, including during field operations (as applicable), in accordance with the department’s uniform policy
  • wear appropriate protective personal equipment and clothing to comply with departmental Work Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • note that they must complete the department’s Biosecurity Foundation Program and meet the minimum requirements in order to be appointed as a Biosecurity Officer under the Biosecurity Act 2015
  • note that the Biosecurity Foundation Program includes a 2-week period of full-time training at the Biosecurity Training Centre located in Wagga Wagga, NSW and that travel for this training is fully funded by the department.
Job Reference 2022/7146

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Inspections, Risk, Security, Surveillance

Biosecurity officer positions are highly sought after and a popular place for investigators. This position is ideal for those holding a Certificate III in Investigative Services or a Certificate IV in...

Full time
Posted 12 months ago
Here’s a fantastic opportunity to work with sworn police in the ACT, assisting investigators with cases, preparing briefs of evidence and liaising with victims and witnesses. These types of roles don’t come along too often! Great opportunity for those holding a certificate IV in Government (Investigations) or a Certificate IV in Justice. This advertisement is to fill current vacancies and create a merit pool for future ongoing or non-ongoing vacancies arising over the next 12 months.  

Did you know?

  The mission of the Australian Federal Police is to provide dynamic and effective law enforcement to the people of Australia. It provides policing throughout Australia in relation to the prevention and detection of crimes against the Commonwealth, its laws and integrity, and community police services to the Community of the ACT.   Working for the AFP provides you with a diverse and rewarding career. Whether you immerse yourself in a position on the frontline, or provide critical operational or professional support, the work you do makes a big impact to the people of Australia.   We recognise your contribution to our workforce and offer generous remuneration and conditions including:  
  • Six weeks (30 days) of paid annual leave per year + additional paid Christmas stand down
  • 4 extra mandatory leave rest days per year
  • 18 days of paid personal leave per year
  • Generous superannuation of 15.4%
  • 16 weeks of paid maternity leave (after 12 months of service) + an additional 36 weeks of maternity leave without pay
  • Generous salaries and incremental salary progression governed by the AFP Enterprise Agreement
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangement that provides work/life balance
  • Access to ongoing training and development to support ambitions

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

  We aim to recognise the value of attracting and retaining employees with different backgrounds, experience, knowledge and abilities. The AFP is committed to developing a workforce that reflects all elements of the communities we serve, and we maintain a number of diversity and support networks:  
  • AFP Ability Advisory (AAA) Network
  • Confidant Network
  • Gay and Lesbian Liaison Officer (GLLO) Network
  • Mallunggang Indigenous Officer Network (MION)
  • National Women's Advisory Network (NWAN)
  The AFP’s First Nations Unit is staffed by First Nations employees who utilise their unique knowledge and life experience to inform both culturally competent decision making at the AFP.

What is the role?

  ACT Policing is responsible for community policing and conducting investigations into serious, complex crimes that occur in the Territory.   Patrol (General Duties) members undertake community policing duties in relation to response and pro-active tasks. They are first responders to a range of emergencies and routine incidents to both investigate crime and resolve issues as well as keep the peace and preserve public safety.   CI members investigate a range of offences from aggravated robberies, aggravated burglaries, serious assaults (including sexual assaults) and murders, to serious drug and outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) offences, and financial investigations in the ACT.   Judicial Operations performs a wide range of functions in ACT Policing including: Charge, bail and custody management at the ACT Watch House; Regulatory functions like The ACT Firearms Registry; the Drug Registry; Property & Exhibits, Coroner’s Office as well as many functions supporting Courts, prosecution and other Judicial functions.   ACT Policing are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates who are interested in being considered for one of the Band 3 Investigative Assistants across the ACT Policing portfolios. This will include the 5 Police Stations (Belconnen, City, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Woden), Crime, Judicial Operations, Family Violence and Vulnerable People and Intelligence.   This presents a unique opportunity for unsworn members to work closely with investigators, develop your own understanding of ACT Policing Patrol (General Duties) and criminal investigation, and contribute to solving crimes that are of high interest to the Canberra community and ACT Policing.   You will also be required to contribute to the achievement of outcomes in accordance with the regulatory framework, the AFP Code of Conduct and the AFP Governance Instruments. It is expected that the successful applicant will deliver on the core responsibilities and meet any requirements of the position as outlined below.  

What will you do?

  • Work with a team of investigators to help out on the day-to-day running of their investigations;
  • Assist in the preparation of investigations plans;
  • Facilitate investigative enquiries on behalf of the team (including with Forensics, property tasking’s, special projects preparation/review);
  • Aid in booking witnesses/victims in for appointments with investigators;
  • Help with tasks for court preparation (e.g. reviewing transcripts, redacting material in briefs of evidence); and
  • Any other tasks that assist in the general running of the teams' investigations.
  Please note, it is expected that the successful applicants will be able to work flexibility 24/7, in line with the team roster, and will be subject to the conditions of the Rostered Operations working pattern.

The Successful Applicants Will Possess

  • The capacity to work flexibly and multi-task in an organised, calm and focused manner to achieve outcomes with a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.

Essential Requirements

  • You must be an Australian Citizen
  • A Negative Vetting 1 (Secret) security clearance or the ability to obtain one

Desirable Requirements

  • An understanding of AFP investigative processes
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications are desirable, but not essential

Selection Criteria

  • Organising your work, making sound decisions and achieving outcomes
  • Communicating and working effectively with other people
  • Applying technical knowledge, expertise and skills

Advice for Applicants

  Employment Suitability Requirements If you progress through to the next stage, the AFP Recruitment Team will be in touch to let you know that you'll need to provide some further information:  
  • A completed Employment Suitability Questionnaire (ESQ);
  • Traffic history for the last 10 years; and
  • Proof of Australian citizenship.
  We encourage you to review the AFP’s minimum employment requirements and employment suitability standards to ensure that you meet these requirements before you submit your application.   COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated for all AFP employees, and all AFP appointees must maintain up-to-date vaccination status. Satisfactory proof of vaccination status will be required at the time an offer of employment is made. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine requirements further.  

Application Information

  As part of your application you will be required to submit the following documents via the AFPs Recruitment System (MyCareer) prior to the closing date and time:  
  • Resume/CV
  • Applicant pitch (maximum two pages). Ensure your pitch tells us why you are the best fit for the role, addressing the selection criteria and work level standards for the role.
  • External applicants please ensure you meet our employment suitability and COVID-19 vaccine requirements before submitting an application.
  Only complete applications will be considered. Good luck with your application!

Contacts and Closing Information

  Contact Officer - ACT Policing Human Resources, Contact Officer Phone: (02) 5126 4564, ​ Contact Officer Email: Applications Close: 11:59pm (AEDT) 26/10/2022

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General Investigations, Government Investigators, Investigator, Major Investigations, Personal Injury

Here’s a fantastic opportunity to work with sworn police in the ACT, assisting investigators with cases, preparing briefs of evidence and liaising with victims and witnesses. These types of roles do...

Full time
Posted 2 years ago
Great opportunity to use your investigative skills… in a fantastic location! $74K – $80K Total Remuneration Package  $66K – $72K Base Salary  Location: Caloundra Vacancy No: 2211 Max-Term - Full-time (June 2023) Applications close: Sunday, 20 March 2022 11:59pm AEST   Why work with us? There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council. With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy. About the Role Customer Response Branch ensure the education, safety and amenity of the Sunshine Coast community. The role of Illegal Dumping Officer is to conduct investigations and surveillance of illegal dumping activities in an effective and efficient manner and to promote education and awareness of illegal dumping. Please note, the position title for this role as per Council’s organisational structure is Illegal Dumping Officer - Customer Response. Key duties include -
  • Investigate illegal dumping incidents within the Sunshine Coast Council area in a timely and efficient manner
  • Accurately interpret legislation and prepare professional correspondence and records
  • Conduct active patrols and undertake surveillance of identified illegal dumping hotspots to ensure the collection of relevant evidence
  • Undertake interviews with witnesses and persons of interest in relation to illegal dumping incidents
  • Organise clean-ups of illegal dumping sites
  • Attend and provide evidence in Court as necessary
  • Participate and assist in waste education workshops with relevant stakeholders
About you As a requirement of this role, you will possess experience in investigations, statutory compliance or equivalent.
  • You will be a strong communicator and possess excellent customer service skills
  • You will be able to prepare standard business correspondence, as well as possess the skills to work both independently and as part of a team
  • You will possess strong time management and organisation skills, with the ability to effectively plan and establish priorities, monitor workflows and ensure relevant timeframes are met
  • Posession of Certificate IV or above in Government Investigations (Regulatory Compliance) and Training in Asbestos Awareness would be highly regarded.
Our Culture & Employee Benefits Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits which include but are not limited to:
  • 9-day fortnight - to support your enjoyment of the lifestyle benefits Sunshine Coast has to offer.
  • Salary Packaging
  • Pay you 17.5% loading when taking annual leave (4 weeks entitlement per year)
How to apply Your written application should include:
  • a 1-2 page cover letter detailing your suitability for the role in Council including your ability to fulfil the key responsibilities and requirements on the Position Profile, including details of any specific or mandatory qualifications; and
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
Once you have these two documents ready, click ‘Apply for this job’ and follow the prompts to complete your application. Further Information Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website. To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2021-2025.  For specific enquiries contact Brett Panter during business hours on 0488 981 173. We're working hard to create an inclusive workplace that reflects the diverse community we serve. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Recruitment Team At Sunshine Coast Council, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background including First Nations, disability, religion and sexual orientation. To deliver the best service to our region we want a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Sunshine Coast Council strongly encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role.

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Investigator, Local Laws, Surveillance

Great opportunity to use your investigative skills… in a fantastic location! $74K – $80K Total Remuneration Package  $66K – $72K Base Salary  Location: Caloundra Vacancy No: 2211 Max-Term R...

Full time
Albury Area, NSW
Posted 2 years ago
Here’s a role not strictly investigative, but a great start in the justice system. We’re soon introducing our 10971NAT certificate IV in Justice to our scope to give our students a great pathway into the justice system.
Company description: Department of Communities and JusticeJob description:
  • Start your career in law enforcement, security and Court support services
  • Temporary (with the possibility of converting to Ongoing)
  • Package includes salary ($66,298 to $72,077 pa) plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Note: Commencing salary for a Probationary Sheriff's Officer is $60,601 pa (plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading). Following successful completion of on the job/mandatory training, and a 12 month probationary period, salary will then revert to $66,298 pa (plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading)
  Important information about the recruitment process:
  • Applications for this role will be assessed and progressed as received - candidates who apply for both Sydney Metro and Regional NSW will be assessed once
  • If successful after shortlist, you will be progressed to assessment via online platforms
  • 10 week training for this class is scheduled to commence mid to late June 2022 at the Office of the Sheriff Training Academy - Parramatta
  • Successful applicants will have pre-employment checks undertaken prior to receiving an offer of a role
  • Those successful who cannot commence on this training date or if all spots are filled will be placed on a talent pool
  • Candidates who are currently progressing through the recruitment process need not re-apply. Your application will be carried forward at the current status.
A talent pool will be created to fill future temporary and ongoing roles at locations across the state and is valid for a period of up to 18 months About the role Reporting to the Officer in Charge, sworn uniformed Sheriff's Officers will be responsible for undertaking law enforcement duties such as serving summonses and enforcing writs, warrants and orders issued out of the various courts. Working within a strong team environment, Sheriffs Officers' responsibilities will also include (but will not be limited to):
  • Supporting the efficient operation of the Court by maintaining the security of Court complexes and the safety of people attending these complexes;
  • Undertaking Court-related duties, including the support of jurors;
  • Provide high quality client services and use computer systems to accurately enter data.
All new Sheriff's Officers will be assigned to their initial centre for the minimum timeframe of their probationary year before being considered for any internal transfers, unless business needs dictate otherwise. For further details about the role and the recruitment process please access the following information: About you We are looking for a mobile and flexible workforce to meet our changing operational needs. Sheriff's Officers may be required to move between centres to meet work demands and must be willing to work flexible hours between 6:30am and 6:00pm.   To be successful in this position, you must display confidence, resilience, and meet high ethical standards. Having to undertake a wide variety of tasks the ideal candidate will possess excellent time management, communication, organisation, and personal skills. You will be able to think quickly on your feet and have exceptional decision making skills.   To become a Sheriff's Officer, you must have all of the following:
  • a current NSW Driver Licence
  • a satisfactory National Criminal History Check
  • a current First Aid certificate
  • be physically and medically fit
  • acknowledge that you must successfully complete recertification training every 2 years (or as amended from time to time).
  Applying for the role To apply for this role please submit an application online and attach:
  • An up-to-date resume (max 5 pages)
  • A cover letter (max 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role
  • If applicable, complete and attach the Declarable Association Form
  To be considered for progression in the recruitment process, you must provide responses to the two targeted questions.   Q1. Please describe the most challenging or difficult conversation, related to a work situation, that you had to have with someone. Why was it challenging and how did it work out? Q2. Please give an example of a time when you were asked to do something that you didn't think was right? What did you do? Contact: or go to Sheriff's Officer Closing date: Monday, 4 April 2022 *It is important to note, that you can only apply for a Sheriff's Officer role with the Office of the Sheriff NSW once in every 12 months and we will withdraw your application if you have applied for the role within the last 12 months.   If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact Nakali Carrol at   About us Communities and Justice (DCJ) enables services to better work together to support everyone's right to access justice, support families and strengthen/bolster the promotion of early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.   Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit We continue to hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and other diversity groups.   If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please contact Nakali Carrol at and advise us of your preferred method of communication. If you are looking for more information about workplace adjustments at DCJ, please visit our Careers site.  

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Defence, Government, Police & Correction

Here’s a role not strictly investigative, but a great start in the justice system. We’re soon introducing our 10971NAT certificate IV in Justice to our scope to give our students a great pathway i...

Part Time, Permanent, Relief List
Illawarra, South Coast, Wollongong
Posted 2 years ago
Even parking officers are investigators. Think of many of the subjects undertaken in the cert III Investigative Services and the cert IV Investigation. Parking breaches still require adequate investigations and defended matters require briefs of evidence. Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia's most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia's most liveable regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city. Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles. Parking Compliance Officers Permanent Part Time and Relief List Opportunities Salary from $69,664.86 up to $77,316 per annum pro rata plus superannuation (Salary package will be assessed based on skills, experience and qualifications) Recruitment No 22023 Are you a customer-focused self-starter who enjoys working outdoors? We are looking for energetic Parking Compliance Officers to join our Regulation + Enforcement team! In this role you will focus primarily on:
  • Vehicle parking compliance and enforcement (on and off street)
  • Assist in a range of compliance and enforcement functions including abandoned motor vehicles
  • Illegal signs
  • Footpath obstructions
  • Minor environmental complaints such as littering
You will also be responsible for investigating related complaints and taking appropriate compliance and enforcement action where required. What's on offer:
  • One permanent part time position available, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • A relief list to fill casual and temporary placements on an as-needs basis.
In your application, please specify if you are applying for the part time position, relief list or both. What do you need to be successful in this role? You will possess high level conflict resolution and communication skills, work well independently and as part of a team and possess a high level of resilience. We are looking for applicants that want to join a dynamic environment. We promote a "One Team" culture and employees are encouraged to bring out the best in each other through support and inclusiveness. Applicants must be physically capable to conduct foot patrols for extended periods and possess a current driver's licence. In addition, you must be prepared to work within a roster including Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and school holidays and be contactable via mobile. Benefits of working at Council:
  • We have a culture based on values of Integrity, Respect, Sustainability, One Team and Courage
  • We support and encourage study and career development
  • We foster personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible work arrangements
  • We recognise and reward performance and embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all
  • We provide many mental, physical and social wellbeing programs to support our staff to be the best that they can be
How to Apply Click 'apply' to be redirected to councils e-recruitment page For further information regarding this position contact Stu Boyle, Compliance and Regulation Coordinator on (02) 4227 7587 Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065. Applications close Monday 11:59pm 14 March 2022. We are adhering to NSW Public Health Guidelines with regard to COVID19. As such this recruitment action will be conducted in line with current public health orders, for example online interviews. Currently there is also no mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for this position. Should a public health order or relevant legislation require the position to comply to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations, applicants will be required to comply. Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.

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Compliance, Inspections, Local Laws

Even parking officers are investigators. Think of many of the subjects undertaken in the cert III Investigative Services and the cert IV Investigation. Parking breaches still require adequate investig...

Full time
Darling Downs, QLD/Toowoomba
Posted 2 years ago
Interesting local government role in biosecurity. • Temporary Full-Time position until February 2023 • Based at the Clifton Service Centre • Participates in a 9 day fortnight working arrangement ARE YOU AN ENTHUSIASTIC AND MOTIVATED BIOSECURITY COMPLIANCE OFFICER LOOKING FOR YOUR NEXT CHALLENGE? About the role
  • The Biosecurity Compliance Officer will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of specific pest management programs in order to deliver services consistent with the Toowoomba Region Biosecurity Plan and the Biosecurity Act 2014. This includes planning, compliance and enforcement and strategic control programs with a diverse range of community groups and landholders.
  • The Salary Range for this position is $72,555.84 - $77,602.25 gross per annum plus 17.5% annual leave loading and up to 12.4% superannuation.
  • This position offers a genuine work life balance by participating in a nine (9) day fortnight working arrangement.
  • This is a temporary, full-time position until February 2023 located at the Clifton Service Centre.
How to be successful in this position - Success Criteria
  1. Hold the mandatory qualification(s), training and/or experience as outlined under the 'Position Success Criteria' in the Position Description (attached).
  2. Demonstrated project management experience, including record keeping, preparation of operational reports and maintenance of registers and collection of spatial data.
  3. Demonstrated excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to contribute knowledge in establishing programs and/or projects related to pest management.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills including demonstrated experience and skills in liaison, negotiation and conflict resolution with customers and stakeholders with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse range of people.
  5. Excellent organisational and planning skills in managing competing priorities with the ability to provide specialist technical pest management advice and apply knowledge appropriate to work in a busy environment.
  6. Demonstrated high level of organisational skills including the capacity to set priorities, plan and undertake field educational and awareness days and work to deadlines.
  7. Demonstrated ability to set outcomes and complete projects efficiently from end to end.
  8. Demonstrated experience related to the delivery of advice and development of strategic pest management plans and programs integrated pest management.
  9. High-level problem-solving skills and research/analytical ability including the ability to obtain and interpret information and make specific recommendations or present findings.
  10. Sound computer literacy skills including the capacity to effectively use email, word processing, web searching, and spatial data systems, excel and power point.
  11. Sound knowledge of statutory requirements relevant to the Biosecurity Act 2014 and a demonstrated understanding / experience of inspection programs, policies and enforcement of compliance with legislation.
  12. The ability to ensure all work is performed to meet safety legislative requirements and responsibilities of Council. This includes complying with all workplace instructions and procedures, using protective equipment provided and not placing any peoples’ safety at risk by your actions.
  13. Experienced in the use of Geographic Information Systems and Global positioning Systems as a tool for pest management mapping, planning and monitoring.
  14. Understanding of and commitment to Council’s Organisational Values and Behaviour of Teamwork.
How to Apply To apply, please submit two documents:
  1. A completed Success Criteria Checklist (template attached); and
  2. Your current resume.
PLEASE NOTE: Your application may not be considered if you do not follow the instructions outlined above. Visit our website for information on how to apply for jobs at Toowoomba Regional Council. Applicants are encouraged to apply online. For further information Please contact Matt Love on 0457 755 153 within business hours. Closing date The closing date for applications is at 11.45pm on Monday, 14 March 2022.

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Compliance, Local Laws

Interesting local government role in biosecurity. • Temporary Full-Time position until February 2023 • Based at the Clifton Service Centre • Participates in a 9 day fortnight working arrangem...

Contract, Temporary
Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne
Posted 2 years ago
Contracting Full, Part time or Casual Roles available Great Flexibility and working from home opportunity. Return to work parents or those looking for work/life balance and a wonderful way to make a steady income are encouraged to apply.   About us   Are you a current Collections Professional looking for a change? Wanting the flexibility of being your own boss and working your own hours? Eager to learn and work in an environment with unlimited earning capacity?   With 30+ years’ experience, Access Mercantile is a leading end to end debt collection provider in Australia and New Zealand. Experts in the Credit Management Ecosystem, Access Mercantile Services have knowledgeable, dedicated and specialised resources to ensure we keep customers engaged - with a fully integrated end to end credit management model, underpinned by innovation and technology.   With increased growth of our blue-chip clients, (some of Australia’s most respected companies), we are looking to expand our team.   This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation where you experience:
  • Pay for Performance Remuneration
  • Are part of a winning team
  • Supportive leadership
  • Take ownership and be rewarded for your results
  • Flexible working arrangements
  About the Role We are currently looking for dependable people to join a fast-growing organisation supporting our Investigations and Locations team.  If you have an inquisitive mindset, like solving problems and wish to work in a family friendly environment at hours that align to your lifestyle then this role is for you. Responsible for the management of a portfolio of accounts you will be responsible for locating and engaging customers to recover outstanding debts or assets. You will collaborate with experienced peers to provide effective and efficient management of Location & Investigation work orders that focus on performance, client relationships, client escalations and enquiries. Full training and ongoing support  provided. Successful applicants will require a clear Police record and home computer.   Values   The applicant will display behaviours which reflect and actively demonstrate alignment to Access Mercantile Services Values. Ideally you will have:
  • Strong Customer Service background / orientation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Professional & confident phone manner
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel & Outlook)
  • Ability to work to deadlines & under pressure
  • Desire to go above & beyond to deliver results & exceptional customer service
  • Initiative-taking & investigative mindset
  • Ability to work autonomously
  Qualifications & Experience  
  • Previous Collections & Recoveries experience ideally in a 'skip trace' capacity preferred but not essential.
  • Ability to deal with both Positive & Negative client & one up feedback
  To Apply - Submit your resume via the APPLY button. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Compliance, Investigator, Risk

Contracting Full, Part time or Casual Roles available Great Flexibility and working from home opportunity. Return to work parents or those looking for work/life balance and a wonderful way to make a s...

Full time
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Posted 2 years ago
Here’s a fantastic opportunity to join the local government sector with Australia’s biggest council. Req ID:  604252 Personnel Area: Lifestyle and Communication Services Branch:   Compliance and Regulatory Services Salary Range:  AUD $79,321 to $90,552 plus superannuation Remuneration stated is for full-time positions Work type:  Temporary Full-time Duration:  Up to 30/06/2022 with possibility of extension Three great opportunities based at Green Square, Fortitude Valley About the Team:  The Enforcement Team forms part of the wider Compliance and Regulatory Services (CARS) Branch. The dedicated team offers a wide range of high-level investigative services in relation to over 60 pieces of legislation including State and subordinate legislation, and a broad range of local government related laws. We are committed to delivering the highest standard of investigation and prosecution brief development through the consistent application of best practice, operational excellence, transparent and reliable customer focused solutions to enable, protect and lead the community. About the Roles: Three exciting temporary Investigator opportunities are now available within the Enforcement Team to commence as soon as possible with the possibility of extension.  In this role you will be provided an opportunity to apply your high level written and oral communication skills, your ability to read, interpret and apply legislation to a range of investigative matters, including offences under the Building Act 1975, Planning Act 2016, Food Act 2006, Environmental Protection Act 1994, Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008, Public Health Act 2005, and local government legislation. Your enquiring mind, commitment to truth and best outcomes, coupled with strong written and communication skills will enable you to undertake a range of duties including:
  • Conducting investigations, compiling briefs of evidence, and appearing in court to give evidence where necessary
  • obtaining statements from complainants and witnesses, conducting electronic records of interview with potential offenders
  • completion of search warrant applications, swear search warrant applications at Court and executing search warrants for a wide variety of investigative matters
  • undertaking WHS risk assessments and Operational Orders, briefings, and debriefings
  • providing accurate, consistent, and high-quality customer focused advice, whilst educating stakeholders on development assessment and compliance responsibilities
  • demonstrating your highly developed verbal and written communication skills to provide reports, progress updates and findings of investigations
  • identifying trends, analysis and contributing to effective delivery of enforcement planning and activity.
We pride ourselves on working together to provide quality customer focused outcomes and achieving team goals. We are a passionate and multidisciplinary team that is changing to reflect the needs of our customers. You will also have an opportunity to work with the wider CARS community, conducting site visits and assessments. Working in Council means delivering excellent customer service to the people of Brisbane.   How to apply:  Click on the 'Apply' button to view the position description via the Council site and to complete your online application.  Please upload your current resume and cover letter (cover letter of no more than one page addressed to Ms Jo Poloni) that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. This role will require a Criminal History Check. Read about the great benefits of working for Council: 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • competitive salary, superannuation and generous leave provisions
  • access to free gym, end of trip cycle facilities and wellness focus
  • positive and collaborative working environment
  • fun and passion to serve a purpose for our community and City.
Council’s diverse and inclusive workforce helps make Brisbane a great place to live, work and relax. For more information:  Please call Jo Poloni on 07 3178 7783. Closing Date:  Sunday 6th March 2021 at 11:59pm AEST Brisbane City Council is a multi-award winning accessible and inclusive workplace where our people represent the diverse communities we serve, are supported, and can feel safe. Council has been awarded Employer of the Year at the National Disability Awards and since 2018 has been recognised with ‘Gold Employer’ status from the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion.

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Compliance, Government Investigators, Investigator, Regulation

Here’s a fantastic opportunity to join the local government sector with Australia’s biggest council. Req ID:  604252 Personnel Area: Lifestyle and Communication Services Branch:   Compliance a...

Full time
CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs, Sydney
Posted 2 years ago
Here’s a new and very interesting role that is relevant to modern times. Our ideal candidate We are seeking a motivated team member to deliver on our purpose of compassionately achieving real outcomes for Australians in the online world. Our ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, including confidence and compassion in handling difficult conversations with distressed complainants. Experience in dealing with people experiencing mental health issues would be desirable. You will be able to focus on the goal of our agency to promote online safety for all Australians while navigating the uncertainty that comes with a constantly changing regulatory environment. You will have a positive outlook and will work within our regulatory limitations to address complainant reports, while showing resilience, maturity, and the ability to apply reason, common sense and sensitivity when assessing offensive or illegal material. You will have a demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including with domestic and international regulators and networks. We are seeking candidates with experience in an operational regulatory environment involving complaints, investigations and/or enforcement. The work of the section is fast-paced and requires balancing competing priorities, while being adaptable to support the overall team when priorities and individual workloads change. A capacity to focus in a high-pressure environment, be self-driven and a supportive team-player, with demonstrated resilience to achieve objectives even in difficult circumstances, is important. Role responsibilities and duties As a Senior Investigator in the Children’s Cyberbullying Section, you will have daily interactions over the telephone and via email with targets of cyberbullying, achieving outcomes in their interests. Duties include investigating and effecting the removal of cyberbullying material from social media platforms, websites, direct messaging services and online gaming platforms as quickly as possible, liaising with schools and police, and referring people to appropriate support services. You will be expected to regularly engage with children and young people, police, educators and parents. Eligibility To be eligible for employment with eSafety, applicants must be an Australian citizen. The successful applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Baseline Vetting level security clearance or hold a current security clearance of an appropriate level. More information on the security clearance vetting process is available on the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) website. You must also have a current Working with Children check (or equivalent) or be willing to obtain one. A national police check is required prior to commencement. eSafety Candidate pack - Senior Investigator- EL 1 - A220045

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Cyber Investigators, Defence, General Investigations, Government Investigators, Investigator

Here’s a new and very interesting role that is relevant to modern times. Our ideal candidate We are seeking a motivated team member to deliver on our purpose of compassionately achieving real outcom...

Here’s an interesting jobs with RACQ in Queensland. Description RACQ is as much a part of QLD as our people. Together we exist to make life better for each other, our members, and every Queenslander, through finding better and smarter ways of doing things. We’re big enough to make a real difference in our community, yet small enough to nurture your professional and personal development. Investigator | Counter Fraud & Investigations Unit About the Role We are looking for an Investigator to join our Counter Fraud & Investigations team. This role ensures that fraud investigations and breaches of Policy conditions are carried out when required and in an appropriate manner. At all times adhering to our members expectations and ensuring we are meeting our obligations under the General Insurance Code of Practice (GICOP) and ASIC expectations. It is important that our genuine members can rely on the fact that RACQ as an insurer will prevent and investigate insurance fraud with efficiency and limit the losses that may be incurred by our members as a result of fraudulent claims. You will interview members and third parties over the telephone, investigate all issues and assess all evidence in regard to the underwriting and the claims of all classes of Insurance in a manner consistent with the Investigation Standards. Maintaining close liaison with Police including extracts from and obtaining of police reports and assisting with Police Investigations as required. You will also attend court as a witness in regard to RACQ Insurance claims as and when required. You will also be responsible for compiling reports and making recommendations on investigation outcomes for claims owners including recommendations for legal and underwriting action. As well as this you will provide support to Senior Investigators and provide support for the Manager Investigations and Investigations Unit as required including but not limited to storage of exhibits, mail, administration and uploading requirements. Desired Skills & Experience
  • Experience working in a claim’s environment and/or investigations unit
  • Ability to learn investigative techniques and methodology
  • Knowledge of Insurance Code of Practice and Policy principles
  • Investigation technology knowledge
  • Strong customer service skills including stakeholder management
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in effective use of analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate computer literacy (experience in using Claims Center, Policy Center and/or MRM will be highly regarded)
Why join RACQ? RACQ is committed to ensuring that every employee has access to flexibility in their role. We encourage all candidates to discuss what flexibility means to you, and how we can help you find your balance. It is an exciting time to be part of RACQ as we continue our transformation towards better, smarter solutions that deliver more security and prosperity for Queenslanders. We are big enough to make a real difference in our community, yet small enough to nurture your professional and personal development There are plenty of other perks too;
  • 20% discount on insurance (home & contents, motor vehicle, boat & pet) for you and immediate family living with you, and other immediate family can get 10% discounts. In addition, life & income protection insurance premium discounts are available.*
  • Banking benefits include discounted home loan interest rates and no establishment fees, and additional interest on term deposits.*
  • WeFlex is RACQ’s commitment to providing a flexible work environment that balances the needs of employees, RACQ and members. That may include hybrid working arrangements including working from home or from alternative RACQ offices.
  • Complimentary roadside Assistance membership and discounts on motor vehicle batteries and windscreen repairs and tinting.
  • Accommodation and Travel discounts at RACV Royal Pines GC, RACV Noosa, RACV Hobart, discounted tickets for Qld and interstate theme parks and attractions
* Eligible RACQ employees only. Discounts and benefits subject to change. What is it like to work at RACQ? Ready to apply? You’ve got this. At RACQ we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace to create better outcomes for our employees and our members. We are particularly focused on building our cultural, gender, disability, and LGBTIQA+ inclusivity. Candidates from these and other diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please Note; you may be required to complete video interviews, psychometric testing, a medical and/or criminal history check as part of the application process. Questions? Please contact or visit RACQ is a ‘Circle Back Initiative’ employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. #LI-HYBRID

Work Locations

Edward Street 60 Edward Street Brisbane 4000

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Fraud Investigation, General Investigations, Investigator, Policy

Here’s an interesting jobs with RACQ in Queensland. Description RACQ is as much a part of QLD as our people. Together we exist to make life better for each other, our members, and every Queenslander...

Full time
CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs, Sydney
Posted 2 years ago
Not strictly investigation related, but here’s an opportunity to put into practice all the skills in exhibit management from your certificate! The Australian Federal Police (AFP - NSW Region) is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a vacancy as a Team Member Operational Support, Property and Exhibits Registry.   The role predominantly supports investigations through the maintenance of a secure evidence storage facility, management of exhibits and miscellaneous property in accordance with AFP legislative requirements.   Registrars manage exhibit lodgements in and out of the Registry via an electronic property system, ensuring all property movement transactions are appropriately logged for continuity.   There is a physical element to this role involving manual handling of a range of items. Warehousing /Store person experience and knowledge would be beneficial to the role.   As a Team Member in the AFP you will be required to contribute to the achievement of outcomes in accordance with the regulatory framework, the AFP Code of Conduct and the AFP Governance Instruments. It is expected that the successful applicant will deliver on the core responsibilities and meet any requirements of the position as outlined below.   Your duties will include:
  • Undertake a range of operational support tasks;
  • Undertake project or minor research work to support AFP business;
  • Utilise AFP systems to interrogate, input, collate and retrieve data;
  • Make sound decisions and achieve outcomes; and
  • Ability and willingness to work flexibly across a number of functional portfolios when required.
  The ideal candidate will be experienced in delivering multiple administrative support services in a busy office environment. They will have excellent attention to detail and be proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. You will be required to address the Selection Criteria and provide examples of your work and the impact your efforts made.   Essential requirements, skills or experience:
  • Full driver’s license
  Desirable requirements, skills or experience:
  • Heavy vehicle license
  • Forklift or walkie stacker experience
  • Experience working within a warehouse
  • Have previously been employed as a general auditor, records management, pick and packer or store person.
  • Currently holds any of the following certificates; First Aid, Chemical and Manual Handling,
  • To be eligible you must be an Australian Citizen.
  • Ability to obtain a negative vetting 1 (Secret) security clearance prior to commencing employment. This process is undertaken post interview.
  • All AFP Employees must have received at least one dose of an authorised COVID-19 vaccination by 8 November 2021 and two doses by 14 February 2022, unless a medical exemption has been granted by the AFP. Satisfactory proof of vaccination status will be required before an offer of employment is made.
  Additional Information:
  • This advertisement is to fill current vacancies and create a merit pool for ongoing vacancies that may arise over the next 12 months.
  • This position is located in Sydney, NSW. Successful applicants must be willing to relocate to Sydney at their own expense.
  What do we offer? We provide our people with many benefits appropriate to the level of the position including, but not limited to:  
  • An attractive remuneration package as per our Enterprise Agreement
  • Four mandatory rest days per year
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flex time
  • 15.4% Superannuation
  • External and internal training opportunities
  How to apply:
  • To apply visit the AFP’s Career Page at: Refer to the ‘Advice for Applicants’ section on the job ad
  • If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact
  To obtain more information about the position please contact Ashley Hulme on  (02) 5126 2128 or   Applications close:  11.59pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 02 March 2022.   As an inclusive organisation, the AFP provides opportunity for all Australians to fairly gain employment in the AFP.  We appreciate that everyone is unique and acknowledge that diversity in thought leads to greater transparency and improved consideration in our decision making.  

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General Investigations, Government Investigators, Management

Not strictly investigation related, but here’s an opportunity to put into practice all the skills in exhibit management from your certificate! The Australian Federal Police (AFP – NSW Region) ...

Full time
Southern Suburbs, Sutherland Shire, Sydney
Posted 2 years ago
Sometimes in this business you’ve “gotta start somewhere!” Here’s an entry level position for those wanting to get their foot in the door. Multiple Positions Available Let’s get started This is an exciting opportunity where you can make a real impact to our business. We don’t need people with experience as we are happy to train but before you apply you need to answer these questions:
  • Are you ambitious and hungry to learn?
  • Are you resilient and motivated by achieving daily and weekly targets?
  • Are you creative in your thinking and love to help customers?
  • Do you enjoy being on the phone?
  • Is negotiation one of your strengths?
We have roles available in our Gosford, Parramatta and Sutherland offices – you choose! About the Role As a Customer Relationship Specialist (CRS), you will be at the forefront of our business by negotiating repayments on overdue accounts with our customers. The role of the CRS is to make subtle and discrete enquiries to locate and engage with our customers. Once we establish contact a mutually satisfactory arrangement is negotiated depending on the customer’s circumstance. CCS also have a generous bonus structure that rewards staff for achievement of KPI’s including setting up sustainable and meaningful payment arrangements, adherence to our compliance frameworks and customer outcomes. This is an entry level role so you will receive comprehensive training and support to allow you to succeed in your journey with us. Additionally, we have structured pathways for senior and management positions for those with the right attitude and work ethic. Step up to the challenge, display your abilities and get rewarded with a satisfying career with us. Who are you? You will be speaking to customers who may not always be expecting to hear from you so you need to be empathetic, resilient and have amazing communication skills. We need people who can handle the occasional difficult conversation – your calm and caring manner will see you get the best results. We also love positive, energetic dynamos who not only love to achieve results, but also love contributing to our culture. Essentially, we want people who will get involved! Who are we? Born in 2012 by our two founders, Complete Credit Solutions is an Australian owned and operated business specialising in the acquisition and servicing of consumer debts, including credit cards, personal loans and car finance. We are rapidly expanding, and we are looking for like-minded individuals who want to grow with us! What you’ll get from us: If you give us what we need, we can give you this:
  • 4 week paid training and induction program
  • Competitive salary & uncapped incentives
  • Supportive management who want nothing but for you to succeed
  • Structured pathways to senior and management roles
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • A Certificate III in Business paid by us!
How do I jump in? Send us your cover letter which briefly details why you are perfect for the role, as well as your CV. Shortlisted candidates will have an initial phone screen. APPLY NOW Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please no agencies. Other important stuff: Due to the sensitive nature of this role, criminal history and reference checks will be conducted, however this will not affect your ability to apply. As an equal employment opportunity employer Complete Credit Solutions are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment and welcome all people to apply. You will also have access to wellness programs and thousands of discounted products through our HR tech platform, Employment Hero. No need for suits and boots every day – we have a smart casual dress policy so you can feel comfortable at work.

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Finance, Investigator

Sometimes in this business you’ve “gotta start somewhere!” Here’s an entry level position for those wanting to get their foot in the door. Multiple Positions Available Let’s get started This...

Posted 2 years ago
Another federal government contract requiring investigators at a number of level. Minimum requirement… Cert IV Government (Investigations) First Grade is currently working with a  prominent Commonwealth Government Department to source multiple APS Level 4 to 6, and limited Executive level 1, Compliance Officers and Investigators to join their growing team. These positions will see you offered an initial 12 month contract with the possibility of further extensions. The Compliance Branch within this department undertakes regulatory compliance activities, including education, compliance, investigation and enforcement actions to ensure compliance with the advertising, import, manufacturing, supply and export of all products within Australia With positions spread across the compliance, import, investigation and advertising of imported products, the sheer diverse range of opportunities available give you the flexibility to find our area of passion. Under supervision of your team leader, you will:
  • Contribute to or run cases relevant to the position and section
  • Contribute to or conduct evidence reviews, undertake evidence capture and gather evidence to support compliance and enforcement activities
  • Keep accurate, thorough and functional records, including capturing documents in information management systems
  • Identify and record evidence to support investigative outcomes, including possible compliance actions, criminal prosecutions and/or civil proceedings
  • Build and sustain productive and positive relationships with team members and internal stakeholders
  • Assist in drafting a range of written material for a wide audience including correspondence and warning letters to stakeholders regarding alleged identified breaches of the legislation
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of risk based compliance initiatives to achieve efficient and effective outcomes that raise awareness, clarify obligations and influence compliance.
  • Executive level 1 roles will include staff management and additional responsibilities
These roles provide opportunities to work with interesting and knowledgeable people in a dynamic, exciting and challenging environment that will enhance your skill set and allow you to contribute to the promotion of safe and effective use of therapeutic goods to the public. We are seeking candidates with the follow:
  • The ability to interpret and apply legislation in a regulatory/legal context
  • Demonstrated investigative, analytical and research skills in a regulatory environment
  • Well-developed organisational skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines to resolve issues and deliver quality outcomes
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and liaison skills.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in a compliance or enforcement role, preferably within a government regulatory environment.
Desirable but not essential:
  • A Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Diploma of Government Investigations preferred)
  • Experience in, and working knowledge of, conducting financial and other compliance audits in a desktop and field environment
If successful you will be rewarded with an attractive hourly rate, the opportunity to work with one of Australia’s most progressive recruitment providers, access to further career progression opportunities and the comfort of knowing your immediate future is secured. If you are interested in the above role and would like to be included as a candidate, please email your CV to

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Compliance, Government Investigators, Investigator

Another federal government contract requiring investigators at a number of level. Minimum requirement… Cert IV Government (Investigations) First Grade is currently working with a  prominent Commonw...

Full time
ACT/Canberra, NSW, NT, QLD, South Australia, Tasmania
Posted 2 years ago
Into clean energy? Here’s a federal opportunity to join the agency regulating emissions and non-compliance. At the Clean Energy Regulator, you’re signing up for a challenging and rewarding workplace. Your purpose will be to accelerate carbon abatement for Australia. There are a range of perks working at our agency, but one of the greatest assets is our size. You’ll have access to the senior executive and experience different types of work. Your ideas and voice will add value to projects. We can also offer you flexible working arrangements and competitive salary packaging. Work-life balance is important to us – we are committed to keeping you energised and committed in your role. The work  In your role, you’ll be working to reduce emissions and increase the use of clean energy. To achieve this, you will be contributing to compliance outcomes across the agency and responding to non-compliance. You’ll be educating participants, working with regulatory partners and seeing projects through to completion. What does this look like in action? Some of our recent work includes:
  • Targeting non-compliance and fraud in the small-scale renewable energy scheme – we’re stopping the harm and disrupting non-compliant business models to ensure that accredited solar installers aren’t signing off on installations they did not do or did not adequately supervise.
  • Guarantee of Origin (GO) – we’re enabling Australian businesses to sell verified low emissions hydrogen from renewable sources and fossil fuels with substantial carbon capture and storage in Australia and to the world.
The role of the Compliance Branch is to support compliance activities across our schemes and to contribute to more robust, effective business administration. It does this by providing specialist services including client assessment, audit and monitoring, investigations, intelligence, outreach and education. The Compliance Branch is looking to fill various APS positions across its functions. We are looking for talented persons of high integrity who are looking for a challenging and interesting career in a dynamic regulatory environment. If the following sounds like you, we want to hear from you.
  • We’re looking for creative thinkers who have an innate capability to collaborate on problems and engage positively with risk.
  • The right people for these roles will be able to apply sound judgment and use their experience to anticipate challenges and to deliver high quality outcomes.
  • You will need to be able to successfully communicate with colleagues and stakeholders and work collaboratively with them to achieve objectives. You will also be able to use your ability to think through issues from various perspectives and in doing so, successfully manage and influence key stakeholder relationships and expectations.
  • Your attention to detail will be second to none.
  • You’ll have an interest in investing in your personal development.
We are seeking to fill roles at the APS 4, APS 5 & APS 6 levels in an ongoing, non-ongoing, full-time or part-time capacity.  A merit pool will also be established of suitable applicants to fill any subsequent roles over the next 12 months.

The key duties of the position include:

As an 'Intelligence analyst' you will get to:
  • Research and analyse cutting edge clean energy initiatives and help prevent fraud
  • Collaborate with and learn from experienced intelligence professionals to create intelligence products
  • Engage with partner agencies to collect and analyse data to detect anomalies that might undermine the agencies mission to reduce the impact of climate change
  • Apply your intelligence skills in a practical environment, attending training to enhance your analysis and your professional networks
As a 'Compliance or Regulatory officer' you will get to:
  • Interpret and apply legislation and policies to assist in taking action to reduce the impacts of climate change
  • Provide advice to influence regulatory decisions — including deregistration of auditors and solar agents
  • Research and assess information to determine if someone is fit and proper to participate in the agency schemes
  • Contribute to the development of the agency’s compliance and enforcement priorities and strategic compliance framework
  • Develop education resources to nudge participants into compliance
  • Skilfully analyse and interpret data to influence sound regulatory judgements
As an 'Investigator' you will get to:
  • Conduct investigations into alleged breaches of the law including significant, complex and protracted matters
  • Take witness statements and conduct records of interview
  • Prepare statements of reasons to support administrative action
  • Prepare and present quality briefs of evidence for criminal and civil proceedings
  • Plan and undertake proactive compliance initiatives to promote and encourage voluntary compliance in a regulatory environment
Position Duties The Compliance Branch supports all compliance activities including investigations, enforcement actions (including administrative and court-based solutions), compliance outreach and education, audit, intelligence, and client assessment. We are looking for candidates who are accredited investigators (or who are willing to undertake accreditation), and who have experience in both desk and field work; those who understand the audit process including the selection of appropriate auditors and the assessment of audit reports; those who have strong data skills and can write persuasively and intelligence experts.  We need people with an attention for detail, including forensic skills that are used to analyse transactions, patterns of behaviour or trends in non‑compliance. APS4 Level Under general direction, you will undertake work of a moderate complexity and be accountable for organising your workflow.  You may provide specialist and administrative support, undertake some research and analysis activities and communicate with/provide advice to a range of stakeholders.  You may also participate in straightforward investigations. APS5 Level Under limited direction, you will undertake work that’s moderately complex to complex and make independent decisions in the area of responsibility.  You will provide advice based on legislation and policies and undertake specialist or technical research and analysis, conduct routine investigations and undertake administrative or operational tasks. APS6 Level Under limited direction, you will undertake work of a complex nature and be reasonably autonomous and accountable.  You will use your initiative and judgement interpreting policy, applying practices and procedures and providing detailed advice in relation to complex problems and assessments.  You may conduct and/or lead complex investigations and opportunities will be available to assist in strategic planning. You will have a responsibility for supervising and mentoring others, including coaching and managing performance. APS Work Level Standards Prior to applying, please review the APS Work Level Standards to understand the differences in skill and capability requirements against each level.  If applying for multiple levels, you should pitch your application at the highest level for which you are applying.  The selection panel will consider your application against the levels you have indicated.


This position is a security-assessed position. The successful applicant will be required to hold, or be able to obtain, a Baseline security clearance. All applicants must be Australian citizens.


Non-ongoing opportunities may be offered for a period of up to 12 months wit the possibility to extend or may become ongoing within 12 months from advertising

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information visit:

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Intelligence, Investigator, Regulation

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