ASIO Careers

Overview

ASIO has a diverse workforce. We have career opportunities in Intelligence, Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Technical roles, plus positions you would expect to find in any large organisation, including legal, HR, finance and administrative roles. Please review the information on our career pages plus our current vacancies to help determine which roles are most suited to your skill set and experience.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for ongoing employment within ASIO you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen with a checkable background;
  • undergo a merit based selection process;
  • be willing and able to relocate to Canberra if required; and
  • be assessed as suitable to hold and maintain a Positive Vetting security clearance.

Please note:

  • Applications must be lodged from within Australia.
  • ASIO selection processes generally take around 6 to 12 months from the date of application to the offer of employment. This time period includes a range of different selection phases.
  • We cannot provide specific feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

All employment applications are held by ASIO in the strictest of confidence. We ask that you please employ the same level of confidentiality, for the safety and security of all current and future ASIO employees. Please do not discuss your application with others.

    • Information Technology - computers
    • Information Communication Technology

      ICT specialists manage all aspects of information from, building and managing systems, technology and data in movement, storage and recovery to support ASIO’s processes.

      Please Apply Now to register your interest on the ASIO Employment Register.

    • Technical Jobs
    • Technical & Engineering

      ASIO’s main role is to gather information and produce intelligence that will enable us to advise the government on activities or situations that might endanger Australia’s national security. Our engineers and technical staff play a critical role in supporting this mission.

      Please Apply Now to register your interest on the ASIO Employment Register.

    • Legal - person
    • Employment Register

      ASIO is currently experiencing a period of broad Organisation wide growth. We have a variety of roles that require diverse skill sets and experience.

    • Find out more about becoming an Intelligence Officer
    • Linguists

      Linguist use language skills to provide front line analysis and translation to support ASIO assess threats to Australia’s national security.

      Please Apply Now to register your interest on the ASIO Employment Register.

    • Business - signature
    • Business and Corporate Services

      Expertise in Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Training or Corporate Policy and Governance our Business and Corporate Services teams are vital to the day-to-day operation of the Organisation.

      Please Apply Now to register your interest on the ASIO Employment Register.