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Job Number : 29527
Type and Location : Other / ACT
Listed By : UM Canberra on 13 Jan 2020
Security Psychologist

APS Level 6

$80,699 - $92,150 (plus super, plus BDCP)

Building Defence Capability Payment (BDCP) is applicable to this role and may comprise of 15% - 40% of the salary range

Campbell Park, ACT


About the worker:

·         Able to consult, advise on, and conduct, routine psychological assessments / analysis within an integrated workforce; 

·         Knowledge of, and compliance with, professional psychological practice including ethical, legal and professional standards;

·         Ability to comply with legislative frameworks, government decision-making, and Defence’s mission and policy requirements;

·         Sound decision making and judgement to provide subject matter expert advice to vetting staff;

·         Responsible for interpreting and applying policy to practices and procedures.


Benefits of the position:

·         Additional remuneration above APS6 bandwidth dependent on qualifications and approval; BDCP of 15% - 40% of the standard APS Level 6 salary range

·         Paid professional development opportunities;

·         Paid AHPRA registration and APS membership(s).


About the workplace:

·         AGSVA is based at Campbell Park at the base of Mt Ainslie within a natural bush environment. There are café options, free parking and gym facilities;

·         AGSVA Psychological Services is a small cohesive team in a highly dynamic and fast paced work environment;

·         AGSVA Psychological Services delivers high volume psychological assessments and advice as part of a whole of government personnel security vetting service.


Application Closing Date: 27 January 2020


For further information please review the job information pack, reference DES/05197/19 on

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