Assistant Regional Security Advisor - Government Agency - Baseline Clearance

Regional Security Advisor – Government Agency – Baseline Security Clearance required.


The APS6 Regional Security Advisor position is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team.


The APS6 Regional Security Advisor will lead and provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex Protective Security (physical, information, personnel, and governance) identified risks, issues and problems.
The role will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It may liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch/division.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Assisting site managers and staff to understand and fulfil their Protective security responsibilities and obligations.
  • Providing protective security advice to the Agency, including strategic partners in the community.
  • Assisting in the development, maintenance and review of protective security policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and reporting on compliance with mandatory security framework requirements.
  • Preparing, monitoring and reviewing security plans, site security reviews and risk assessments.
  • Actively contributing to the Protective Security Teams (PST) management of agency security operations, overseeing security maintenance programs, troubleshooting and rectifying security system faults and issues where required.
  • Obtaining metrics and providing reporting in support of managing Agency security risks.
  • Assisting in the management of security, emergency management and incident reporting protocols for the Agency.
  • Contributing to the development, management and delivery of identified protective security projects.
  • Contributing to responses to a wide range of operational security matters for the agency Australia-wide and provide support to PST colleagues as necessary.
  • Identifying and reporting emerging security issues/incidents/trends and providing solutions where applicable.
  • Participating in the delivery of various face-to-face security awareness training sessions to the agency staff Australia-wide.
  • Conducting Site Security Reviews at the agency offices.
Desirable Criteria
  • A Certificate IV in Government Security or relevant qualification or job experience in Australian Government Protective Security.
  • Provide authoritative security advice to inform, raise awareness, train, compliance and project designs and planning.
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to liaise with various levels of stakeholders in relation to complex issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining productive relationships with external and internal stakeholders at all levels.
Should this opportunity align with your skills and experience please contact Dwayne Joyce for a confidential discussion on or 0438 841 760

Melbourne (Melbourne)
Dwayne Joyce