Compliance Officer/Investigator

Australian Building and Construction Commission

APS Level 3 - $61,189 - $65,985

Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time

Darwin - NT

Closing date: Monday, 15 January 2018

34 days to apply

Job description


About us

Kick start your career with the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) in 2018.

At the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) we work to ensure the building industry is fair, efficient and productive.

We provide assistance, advice and education to the building and construction industry; monitor and promote compliance with relevant laws; undertake enforcement activities; and use information and analysis to inform decision making.

The ABCC has offices in each capital city across Australia, most comprise of multi-disciplinary teams of Investigators, Lawyers and support personnel.

About the Position

We are offering an outstanding opportunity (preferably) to a recent graduate or near-graduate that has a genuine interest in commencing their career as an APS3 Compliance Officer/Investigator in our Darwin office. Compliance Officers/Investigators undertake assessments, investigations and audits relating to breaches of Commonwealth workplace laws in the highly specialised but exciting area of workplace relations.

As a Compliance Officer/Investigator, you will participate in education sessions that the ABCC provides to the building and construction industry, assist with the preparation of reports and briefs of evidence and maintain and use digital technologies such as case management systems.

We’d prefer a graduate from a broad range of disciplines that may have studied in areas including but not limited to;
• Industrial relations
• Workplace relations
• Human resources
• Criminology
• Investigations or the law

The Compliance Officer/Investigator will:
• participate in a structured training program; a mixture of on-the-job training as well as virtual, self-paced and group learning activities such as Cultural Awareness training;
• be assigned a buddy upon commencement;
• be offered an attractive base salary of $61,189 plus a remote localities allowance;
• have access to flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices in maintaining a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

If you are looking for a rewarding, entry-level opportunity to grow with a supportive organisation that values and rewards its employees, please visit for further information on how to apply.

Applications are strongly encouraged from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, who are near-graduates or have graduated from university within the past two years from the application closing date. It is important that applicants view the full candidate kit listed on the link below before applying.


Australian citizenship is required for employment at the ABCC.

To be eligible for employment all preferred candidates are required to undergo a pre-employment screening. Screening checks include character, security and health clearances. Some positions may require additional checks to be performed and require a security clearance.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

This vacancy is available as a non-ongoing opportunity for a fixed term of 12 months.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

For more information:

Mara Elshearif, 03 8509 3198

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10717068

Agency website:

Australian Building and Construction Commission website