ASIO Careers

Overview

ASIO has a diverse workforce offering a career in roles including Intelligence, Technical and Trade, Engineers Information Communication Technology (ICT) (such as Systems Administrators, Software and Mobile Application Developers and Investigative Data Analyst), General Administration Support and many other roles you would expect to find in any large organisation. The details on our website regarding our Organisation and the information on opportunities will help you determine if you have the skills and attributes we are looking for.

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:

  • 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.

ASIO holds all employment applications in the strictest of confidence and it is essential that you do the same and do not discuss your application with others.

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    • 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.

    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • Intelligence Analysts

      ASIO analysts provide high level analysis and assessment, identify patterns and anomalies, solve complex problems and provide high quality advice for government.

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

    • 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.

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    • 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.

    • Technical Officer Graduate Program
    • Technical Professional Graduate Program

      ASIO’s technical capabilities play a critical role in preventing a terrorist attack, warning of security threats and countering espionage and foreign interference against Australia. Never before has technology been so integral to our consideration of, and response to, the security environment. As a result, ASIO’s technical capabilities are essential to every aspect of our intelligence mission — from collection through to analysis and production of intelligence reports.

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