11 May 2017

Full-Time Foundation GEOINT Technical Trainee

Department of Defence – Posted by DentsuMitchellBendigo, Victoria, Australia

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Job Description

APS Level 3-4 (Technical)
$55,825 – $69,038 (plus super)
Bendigo, VIC

Are you interested in a career that provides on the job training, stability, flexiblity and opportunities to do a variety of work?

Would you like to support Australian Defence and National Security 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. Your SIS education and natural affinity for maps will enable you to start answering the ‘where’ in our Defence and National Security questions.

Benefits of doing the AGO Training Program:

  • practical work to support study program
  • employment as a Trainee Australian Public Service (APS) level 3 while participating in the program
  • guaranteed employment in the APS at the APS 4 level and a salary of approximately $63,200 pro rata (plus superannuation) 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 available in Bendigo, Victoria. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for suitability testing 13 – 16 June. Candidates that successfully pass suitability testing will need to make themselves available for the Assessment Centre held 14 – 18 August. Successful applicants will commence with Defence on 29 January 2018 or 9th April 2018.


How to Apply

Application Closing Date: 01 June 2017 Please Apply through the Defence Careers Portal For further information please review the job information pack, reference SPI/00843/17 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers

Job Categories: Geospatial Specialist. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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