9 Jun 2020

Full-Time Foundation GEOINT Technical Trainee

Department of Defence – Posted by Australian Government Department of DefenceAnywhere

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Job Description

APS 3-4 (Technical)

$59,237 – $73,256 (plus super)

Junortoun, VIC

The Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO) makes a critical contribution to protect the lives and safety of Australians at home and overseas by providing accurate and timely geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) to support decision makers at all levels. The geospatial intelligence we provide is recognised as a critical element supporting Australia’s National Security and Defence interests.

AGO Bendigo offers a unique opportunity to develop a challenging and rewarding career while enjoying the benefits of regional living. AGO offers flexible working arrangements and is committed to learning and development for all staff. We value the diversity of our workforce and the benefits this brings for our customers. Bendigo is a vibrant and growing contemporary regional centre. The region provides an affordable and relaxed lifestyle for families and access to sporting and cultural amenities and activities across a wide range of interests.

The Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO) Foundation Geospatial Trainee Program is a civilian competency-based training program in which participants undergo workplace-based training while completing a Certificate IV in Spatial Information Services (SIS). As a trainee you will complement your study program with relevant and practical employment in a unique environment. You will be provided with paid work while completing your qualification and are guaranteed employment on successful completion of the program.

As a trainee you will be given the opportunity to work on meaningful, real-world projects using a range of technology in several Geospatial Information Service (GIS) disciplines, including cartography, photogrammetry, data acquisition, data management and web mapping services. Positions are located in Bendigo, Victoria. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for suitability testing held in Bendigo during July. Candidates that successfully pass suitability testing will need to be available for an Assessment Centre in Bendigo during September.

Successful applicants will commence with Defence March 2021. Upon successful completion of the 2021 Foundation Geospatial Trainee Program trainees will be eligible to progress to a permanent APS4 level position, with a salary range $67,100-$73,256.

Application Closing Date: 08 July 2020

How to Apply

For further information please review the job information pack, reference SPI/01095/20 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers

Job Types: Full-Time.

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