Information Management and Technology Officer, APS Level 6, Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

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Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Info/Comm Tech (ICT), APS Level 6, Administration, Project Management

About the team

The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA), a newly established Commonwealth Agency, has a unique opportunity to lead and shape the future of Australia’s expertise in radioactive waste management with a dynamic, multidisciplinary team working together to implement the Government’s commitment to the safe and secure management of the nation’s radioactive waste.

The ICT, Property and Security Team are responsible for establishing the systems, policies and procedures for all ICT services, Information Management, Property and Security. The team supports staff to use the agency’s services, business systems, and hardware efficiently and effectively, and ensuring compliance with our policies and other underpinning obligations including cyber security and records management compliance requirements.

Our ideal candidate

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in an ICT environment, preferably in the government sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, manage and report on business activities.
  • Highly developed verbal, written and computer communication skills to logically convey thoughts and new ideas.
  • Demonstrated capability to influence key stakeholders to achieve effective strategic outcomes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information management, and supporting staff in using an information management system.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills that foster trust and cooperation, and a proven ability to work effectively and with integrity within a politically sensitive environment.
  • Ability to work in a fluid environment, remaining flexible, agile and adaptable supporting colleagues at short notice.


  • Demonstrated experience in cyber security
  • Microsoft certifications

What you will do 

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Information Management and Technology, the Information Management and Technology Officer will:

  • Support IT and security monitoring in accordance with ISM, Essential 8 and PSPF
  • Support the implementation of ARWA's document management system
  • Support the implementation of ARWA's protected network, ARWA’s business systems and applications, and assisting with any data migration work required.
  • Assist in preparation of the Fraud, Risk Management and Business Continuity Plans
  • Compliance reporting in accordance with agency policy and legislation
  • Provide guidance and advice to staff about cyber security, standard Microsoft applications, and ARWA business applications and information management system.


To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

Security Clearance

This position requires a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.

How to apply

Your application must not contain any classified or sensitive information. This includes in your application responses, CV and any other documents. Applications containing classified information may not be considered by the selection panel.

You are required to complete your application online. Provide a pitch explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role and why you are the best candidate for the position. Your pitch can contain no more than 5000 characters (approximately 750 words) and should align to the job description. You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format).

Accessible application documentation is available in other formats on request. Please contact if you require assistance with your application.

Contact information

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Matt Fossey, Manager, Information Management & Technology, Property & Security via email or phone 08 8456 3854.

Learn more about the department

The department’s Enterprise Agreement and policies provide for a flexible working environment to assist staff balance their work and home life. Staff and managers work together to balance the operating needs of the work unit with the needs of the individual. Options may include full time/part time working arrangements, working from home or other arrangements as agreed by all parties.

The department is committed to a workplace culture that is respectful, inclusive, and diverse, where all employees have a sense of belonging and can bring their authentic whole selves to work every day. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, mature age, people with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people of the LGBTIQA+ community, including transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people. Please contact our Inclusion team at for a confidential discussion if you identify from any of these diverse backgrounds and would like to discuss this in more detail.

Please refer to our Applying for a position information for additional information on how to apply.

Select the links on the left-hand side of the page for more useful information about a career with the department.

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