APS5 Fraud Investigator

Posted 09 July 2024
Salary$55.24 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

The opportunity

This 12 month assignment, working full time hours Monday to Friday, is working for one of our Federal Government clients. Hence you must be an Australian Citizen to apply and you will have the ability to obtain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance and a working with children check.
The Fraud Intelligence and Investigations Branch detects and responds to internal and external payment fraud. The branch focus is on protecting the Scheme’s financial sustainability, strengthening fraud control arrangements, and supporting the Fraud Taskforce to strengthen the Commonwealth’s fraud detection and response capability.
Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to;
The APS5 Fraud Investigator will have a considerable level of contact with internal and external stakeholders and will be required to communicate with and provide advice on a range of matters to resolve moderately complex to complex enquiries.
You will use your Certificate 4 in Government Investigations or similar, to support complex and sensitive criminal investigations. You will be conducting interviews, preparing statements and affidavits, collecting, securing and managing evidential material and confidential information.
In addition, you will be assisting in the preparation of cases and briefs of evidence for referral to relevant parties such as the Australian Federal Police.
Other duties include:
  • Analysing, processing information and producing accurate and informative reports.
  • Conducting criminal investigation activities in accordance with internal processes and the Australian Government Investigation Standards.
  • Contributing to changes in workplace practices and process improvements.
  • Assisting with the execution of search warrants, which may require domestic air travel and working extended hours including overnight stays.
To be considered for this role you will demonstrate;
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and also autonomously
  • Experience in conducting interviews, preparing statement and affidavits
  • Managing evidential and confidential information
  • Ability to analyse and process information to produce accurate and informative reports
  • Ability to assist with the execution of search warrants, which may require domestic travel
  • Sound ability to use computer and software applications
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at NV1 level
  • Experience in preparing briefs of evidence – desirable
As these roles sit within the Federal Government, applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship. This role requires you to obtain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance and a Working with Children clearance.

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