Intelligence

ASIO Intelligence Professionals collect and analyse information to provide advice to senior management and government on matters of national security.

This is an opportunity to take on a role with great purpose at one of Australia’s most trusted and awarded workplaces. It’s perfect for well-rounded individuals with strong written and verbal communications skills who are looking for a challenge. The Intelligence Professional stream includes two varied roles for you to consider.

As an Intelligence Professional trainee, you will undertake 12 months of training which will consist of classroom and work-based (practical) training. Theoretical and Organisational training will be based in Canberra and will make up the first nine months of this extensive program. The final three months will be spent in a structured workplace program, either in Canberra or a state office. During this period you will see first-hand what it’s like to work as an Intelligence Professional and enjoy on-the-job development alongside ASIO colleagues.

During the Intelligence Development Program (IDP), Intelligence Professionals will earn between $82,281* and $88,333* plus 15.4% superannuation. On successful completion of the program you will be promoted and the salary range will increase to between $90,945* and $102,480* plus 15.4% superannuation.

Intelligence Officer

Intelligence Officers or Case Officers have a breadth of career opportunities within ASIO with postings in both analytical and human intelligence collection roles. Intelligence Officers are involved in the collection of human intelligence which includes meeting with members of different communities to mitigate security threats, while building ongoing confidential relationships with people to assist ASIO in achieving our security intelligence mission. Intelligence Officers are also trained as Intelligence Analysts.

To be a successful Intelligence Officer you need to:

  • Have the ability to make good decisions on your feet; and
  • Be confident and comfortable engaging with people from all walks of life, cultures and demographics.

In addition to our eligibility requirements you must:

  • have completed a minimum three years bachelor’s degree,
  • be willing to be mobile (potentially moving to an Australian capital city every three to five years),
  • have a current C class drivers licence and be flexible and willing to regularly travel and
  • accept a variety of positions throughout your career.

Intelligence Analyst

Intelligence Analysts will be posted to a broad range of analytical roles within ASIO throughout their careers. You’ll identify and investigate patterns and anomalies, draw intelligence value from large datasets, solve complex problems and produce high-quality advice for government. You’ll drive ASIO investigations, undertake research, make assessments and develop in-depth knowledge of specific issues. Intelligence Analysts apply best-practice analytical skills with subject area expertise to make decisions on critical issues relevant to national security—often in high-tempo environments. Intelligence Analysts have the opportunity to work in a range of analyst roles which are primarily based within our Canberra headquarters.

To be a successful Intelligence Analyst you need to:

  • Enjoy working in teams to solve complex problems;
  • Have excellent judgement for the protection of Australia’s security; and
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and in a timely and audience-appropriate manner.

In addition to our eligibility requirements you must:

  • have completed a minimum three years bachelor’s degree; and
  • be willing to relocate to Canberra for training and ongoing employment.

* Annual salary as at 1 July 2018, inclusive of 7.5% service allowance.

Applications for Intelligence Professionals are currently closed.