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Security Officer

BAE Systems Australia
Date Published: 14 Jan 2021
Defence Full-Time
Public No salary information listed.
Other Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
Security Officer
  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • Permanent role with training and development support
  • Enjoy flexibility and innovative work within our strong team culture


  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • Permanent role with training and development support
  • Enjoy flexibility and innovative work within our strong team culture



Apply your talent where it counts as a Security Officer in our team in Richmond, VIC.

Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We’re continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can’t be done from home and in those cases, we’re operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We’re finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.

About the Opportunity

You will be responsible for providing Commercial and Defence Security advice and education to all business operations within a nominated area and supporting other Security personnel nationally, in accordance with company Security policies, procedures and guidelines.

Other key duties will see you:

  • Carry out security tasks and coordinate security services for the assigned work stream
  • Monitor the adequacy of security measures within the business area to ensure that policies and procedures are up-to-date and take account of developments
  • Coordinate the readiness of team’s response to security incidents
  • Conduct and review security assessments and define operational requirements for the assigned work stream to protect critical assets
  • Assure the integrity of employees working in the assigned business area by maintaining personnel security and appropriate access control
  • Provide security advice and guidance to stakeholders and make recommendations to improve security solutions
  • Maintain effective relationships and coordination with key business representatives
  • Support the security culture by raising security awareness among staff and modelling behaviours that demonstrate Company values

About you

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you’ll have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in security services, preferably within the Government or Defence industry   
  • An understanding of industry standards and security best practise guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail skills
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office programs

Whilst not essential, tertiary qualifications in Government Security would be highly desirable.

About us

BAE Systems’ advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure. For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains.

In terms of our culture, it’s safety focused and inclusive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. Join us.


As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance to the level of Negative Vetting 1.

A White Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) is required for this role and applicants must meet ASIC eligibility requirements in order to obtain and maintain this clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Further information regarding clearances is available at: https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html

Applications should be addressed to: Sinead Booth – Talent Acquisition Specialist and made online here.

Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are welcome via email: sinead.booth@baesystems.com

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Veterans for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits. We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://tinyurl.com/Work180BAE-Systems-Australia

To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: www.baesystemscareers.com.au

BAE Systems Australia will never request money from you during the recruitment process. Please be aware of scam messages asking for money for an administration fee, visa or similar. If you receive such a message please report it to Scam Watch www.scamwatch.gov.au/report-a-scam.

Job applications should only be submitted via the BAE Systems Australia website and not via email.  If you receive an email from BAE Systems that does not utilise “@baesystems.com” as the domain, it is not legitimate.  BAE Systems does not use gmail, aol, Hotmail or similar accounts.

Sinead Booth

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