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Martin Hardie on Wed, 2 Jun 2004 10:45:49 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime> The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)



Nettimers, Geeks 
anyone want a new job in Australia? Seems like a position
to watch the defectives
saludos
Martin


The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) provides advice to 
protect Australia and its people from threats to national security.

The opportunity we offer: The duties of this position involve conducting open 
source research, especially using the internet and other online sources, and 
managing, preparing and disseminating reports and other material to meet 
clients' information needs. It also involves identifying relevant and 
efficient information sources, and facilitating their retention/utilisation 
as part of the Organisation's knowledge base. 

http://www.asio.gov.au/Employment/Content/Vacancies/comp.htm

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) provides advice to 
protect Australia and its people from threats to national security.


Open Source Research Officer
 ASIO Central Office, Canberra


ASIO Officer Grade 5
 Salary - $57,899 to $66,042 (plus superannuation)



 * ASIO salaries will increase by 4% from 1 April 2005 under the current 
Workplace Bargaining Agreement


ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH ASIO ARE HANDLED IN THE STRICTEST 
CONFIDENCE. IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU MAINTAIN A SIMILAR LEVEL OF 
CONFIDENTIALITY, AND THAT YOU NOT DISCUSS YOUR APPLICATION WITH OTHERS.


This is a Canberra-based contact position (contract up to 5 years) that 
requires work hours of approximately 1330-2200hrs on a Monday to Friday 
basis. On an infrequent basis, work during these times may involve monitoring 
and alerting based on real-time information sources. 


The opportunity we offer: The duties of this position involve conducting open 
source research, especially using the internet and other online sources, and 
managing, preparing and disseminating reports and other material to meet 
clients' information needs. It also involves identifying relevant and 
efficient information sources, and facilitating their retention/utilisation 
as part of the Organisation's knowledge base. 


The person we need: A motivated self-starter who is highly knowledgeable in 
conducting open source research and in the use of technology to facilitate 
such activity. The successful applicant should be adept at managing a wide 
range of clients and tasks, and have good team skills. 


Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in a facet of knowledge/information 
management are highly desirable.


Selection Criteria:
 (All criteria are equally weighted)


In an environment of Workplace Diversity, OH&S and Continuous Improvement 
address the following selection criteria:


1. A demonstrated ability to conduct research and analysis using a range of 
technology and information systems.
 2. A demonstrated ability to make sound judgements and exercise discretion in 
relation to time-sensitive critical issues.
 3. Well developed ability to interact, liaise and negotiate as part of a 
small team, and with a wide client-base. 
 4. Well developed written and oral communication skills.
 5. Ability to plan, manage and refine workloads, and undertake 
self-direction.
 6. Sound knowledge of open source research resources, technologies and 
knowledge management principles.


How to apply: Applications must include the Applicant Details form and address 
the selection criteria listed above. Please provide specific examples and 
evidence of meeting each criterion and relate your qualifications and 
experience to the vacancy. Please post two copies of your application, 
unstapled and unbound to:


Recruitment Officer
 Open Source Researcher
 Vacancy No 0304/91
 GPO Box 2177
 CANBERRA ACT 2601



 Please note that ASIO does not accept applications by email or facsimile.


Closing date: Monday 7 June 2004.


Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens. 


Working conditions: Employment is under the ASIO Act 1979. Conditions of 
service are similar to those applying in the Australian Public Service. 
Salary packaging arrangements are available


Enquiries: All information on how to apply for the position is detailed above. 
If you have any other enquiries please telephone ASIO Recruitment on (02) 
6257 4916 or visit our web site www.asio.gov.au.


ASIO thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for 
interview will be contacted further.


The duties of the appointment require a national security clearance. This 
means the selection process may be lengthy, and preferred applicants will be 
required to provide detailed personal information and undergo a psychological 
assessment. 


ASIO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a smoke-free environment.

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