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Ref: Herald Sun, 22 Apr 2014
Applications have now opened for the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) 2015 Graduate Program. ACBPS manages the security and integrity of Australia’s borders. As a law enforcement agency, there is an organisational and public expectation that the ACBPS will adhere to the highest standards of personal and professional integrity.
ACBPS are looking for graduates with a variety of qualifications including: business, commerce, accounting, engineering, information technology, intelligence and counter terrorism, international relations, law, psychology, and security analysis.
The minimum educational requirement for the Graduate Program is a three-year bachelor degree that is recognised in Australia. ACBPS values graduates with highly developed research, analytical, policy, strategic thinking and communication skills.
Participants in the Graduate Program will gain the following benefits:
- a sound understanding of legislative frameworks;
- an understanding of operational environment issues and challenges facing ACBPS;
- skills and knowledge to operate effectively within the Australian Public Service; and
- a foundation for development as future managers and leaders.
To be considered for the Graduate Program at ACBPS, applicants must:
- be an Australian citizen;
- have recently completed a minimum of an undergraduate degree that is recognised in Australia;
- be a minimum age of 18 years;
- agree to model the ACBPS values and behaviours;
- obtain and maintain an Organisational Suitability Assessment (OSA);
- obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting Level 1 before the commencement of the Graduate Program; and
- pass a pre-employment medical examination.
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Program, you will be assigned to a Customs Level 2 (APS 5 equivalent) position located in Canberra. To apply for this exceptional opportunity or for more information please visit the ACBPS website, www.customs.gov.au. Alternatively, if you have a specific query which has not been satisfied by our FAQ page please contact DFP Recruitment on 1300 558 870.
This vacancy has been nominated for filling within the agencies graduate program. A graduate program is a structured, on the job program, designed to introduce graduates to an APS organisation. Successful applicants receive training and development, mentoring and on the job support.
|Position Contact:||DFP Recruitment, 1300 558 870|
|Agency Recruitment Site:||http://www.customs.gov.au/|
•Gain broad experience across a number of industries and businesses
•State-wide – number of locations available including Sydney CBD, Parramatta and Orange
•Salary includes $55,985 plus superannuation and annual leave loading
•Full-time temporary (for a period of up to 24 months)
•Flexible working arrangements and professional development!
NSW Trade & Investment drives sustainable economic growth in New South Wales. We do this by working with and supporting the vast range of businesses and industries across NSW to advance investment, innovation, activity and improvements across all industry sectors.
The 2015 Graduate Program is a unique opportunity for you as a graduate to develop and enhance your skills and abilities on a daily basis. Whether you want to be a future industry specialist or business leader, our structured program will provide an opportunity to work with leading industry specialists and businesses across NSW. Specifically, graduates will have an opportunity to rotate across 5 key divisions at NSW Trade & Investment:
•Department of Primary Industries
•Finance Strategy & Operations
•Resources & Energy
•Industry, Innovation, Hospitality and the Arts
•NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer
The program will place you in different functional areas within the Department where you will be mentored for success by experienced leaders and work on challenging, stimulating and meaningful tasks and projects.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for well-rounded and motivated graduates who have achieved a balance between excellent academic results and other interests and activities. In addition, you will possess the following qualifications and capabilities:
•Recent tertiary qualifications in business, commerce, economics, engineering, geology, government, public policy, law, arts, human resources, science (including agriculture, animal, environmental, forestry, soils, microbiology and/or natural resource management) or similar.
•High level communication and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to work successfully in a team.
•Ability to use initiative and manage tasks/projects.
•Well-developed problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
•Ability to undertake research and contribute to policy development/project management.
•Ability to work in regional areas as required.
Candidates need to be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold permanent residency status at the time of application to be eligible to apply. Applicants from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are strongly encouraged to apply for these positions.
What’s on offer?
At NSW Trade & Investment we provide our graduates with a challenging and stimulating work environment, competitive remuneration and great conditions of employment including study assistance and flexible working arrangements.
We will dedicate our time to you to ensure you learn, grow and succeed within the Department. You will be part of a structured Professional Development Program and gain a broad range of experience across the Department and its operating divisions.
Application closing date: Sunday, 11 May 2014
Enquiries contact: Please email our Graduate Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click here to access the Graduate Program Brochure.