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EMPLOYMENT TYPE - Ongoing Full time


AFP BAND & SALARY - Band 05, $95,010.00 - $102,927.00


This advertisement is to fill current vacancies and create a merit pool for future ongoing or non-ongoing vacancies arising over the next 12 months.

Did you know?

The mission of the Australian Federal Police is to provide dynamic and effective law enforcement to the people of Australia. It provides policing throughout Australia in relation to the prevention and detection of crimes against the Commonwealth, its laws and integrity, and community police services to the Community of the ACT.

Working for the AFP provides you with a diverse and rewarding career. Whether you immerse yourself in a position on the frontline, or provide critical operational or professional support, the work you do makes a big impact on the people of Australia.

We recognise your contribution to our workforce and offer generous remuneration and conditions... including:
• Six weeks (30 days) of paid annual leave per year + additional paid Christmas stand down
• 4 extra mandatory leave rest days per year
• 18 days of paid personal leave per year
• Generous superannuation of 15.4%
• 16 weeks of paid maternity leave (after 12 months of service) + an additional 36 weeks of maternity leave without pay
• Generous salaries and incremental salary progression governed by the AFP Enterprise Agreement
• Flexible and hybrid working arrangement that provides work/life balance
• Health & wellbeing services – with a focus on early intervention, education and prevention
• Access to ongoing training and professional development opportunities

What is the role?

Applications are sought from suitably qualified applicants wishing to be considered for the role of Senior Logistics Support Officer, Specialist Protective Command (SPC). SPC is a hybrid (specialised/operational) Command within the AFP and is responsible for establishing national strategy, governance and capabilities while also delivering operational outputs within the ACT.

SPC Logistics Team are critical to the providing of contemporary, dynamic and cost-effective logistics capability that effectively supports the code business of SPC, in both domestic and international operational environments. This includes planning and execution of, general logistics, fleet management and procurement. Members within these teams are required to support, develop and implement activities to better support the operational needs of SPC.

As a Team Member in the AFP you will be required to contribute to the achievement of outcomes in accordance with the regulatory framework, the AFP Code of Conduct and the AFP Governance Instruments. It is expected that the successful applicant will deliver on the core responsibilities and meet any requirements of the position as outlined below.

What will you do?

This position works as part of a small team responsible for effective delivery of logistical and fleet support to SPC, including responsibility for:

General Logistics:
• The SPC warehouse, ensuring sufficient minimum stock levels to service SPC including purchasing, tracking, controlling inventory, issuing and return of controlled items and update of the relevant databases.
• The SPC Asset Register Control including accurate records of System Application Product (SAP), incoming and outgoing asset transfer records and issuing to members upon completion of specialist programs.
• Dispatch and receipt of land, sea and air freight, including dangerous goods and controlled items in line with relevant jurisdiction legislative and regulatory requirements.
• Coordination of maintenance and repairs for storage facilities
• Manage the SPC munitions including but not limited to supporting forecasting, stakeholder engagement, monitoring usage and reporting on munition levels
• Provide logistic support during the planning, preparation and deployment of specialist capability to support AFP operations both domestically and internationally
• Prepare freight forwarding and receipt of freight including dangerous goods domestically and internationally
• Undertake projects, research and other tasks as required to support SPC operational teams.

• Monitor and maintain SPC Fleet, including FBT implications
• Liaise with relevant stakeholders to ensure vehicles are fit for purpose , as part of the vehicle procurement and disposal process.
• Undertake monthly vehicle inspections to confirm operational equipment is maintained
• Obtain and maintain appropriate licences as required

• Raise Basic Spending Proposals, High and Low Values Spending Proposals, Purchase Orders and create shopping carts.
• Invoice review, goods receipt and confirmation upon delivery.
• Official file creation and file management.

Successful candidates will also:
• Communicate effectively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
• Work effectively in a small team environment and independently
• Record and maintain information in accordance with AFP requirements
• Maintain a high standard of attention to detail
• Manage own work, to meet tight deadlines and forward plan
• Mentor junior staff members

Essential Requirements
• You must be an Australian Citizen at the time of application
• Hold or ability to obtain a Negative Vetting NV1 security clearance.
• Hold or ability to obtain and maintain a forklift, safety working at heights, medium rigid/heavy rigid drivers licence & all relevant dangerous goods shipper accreditations.
• High attention to detail with a strong work ethic
• Customer focused, friendly and approachable.
• Willingness to be on-call.

Desirable Requirements

The following skills and/or experience would be highly regarded:
• Demonstrated practical application of Public Governance, Performance & Accountability (PGPA) Act

Additional Information

Members of these teams, may be required to be on-call depending on which team they are aligned to.

Selection Criteria
• Organising your work, making sound decisions and achieving outcomes
• Communicating and working effectively with other people
• Applying technical knowledge, expertise and skills


Please submit the following documents via our Jobs portal prior to the closing date and time:
• Resume/CV - This will form the basis for determining your suitability against the position requirements and give the panel a clear outline of your current knowledge and qualifications along with previous experiences. Please include your work history, responsibilities and achievements.
• Applicant pitch (maximum two pages). Ensure your pitch tells us why you are the best fit for the role, with examples that demonstrate your capabilities addressing the selection criteria, role requirements and work level standards for the role.

Only complete applications will be considered. Please review and ensure the uploaded documents are correct for this application after submitting your application.

Employment Suitability

Should you successfully progress from the application stage all applicants must:
• Complete an Employment Suitability Questionnaire (ESQ) and provide a traffic history check and proof of Australian citizenship. This aids in the assessment of your character and your ability to comply with the AFP's professional standards both in an official and private capacity. Please review our AFP Character Standards to ensure that you meet our requirements before you submit your application. Applicants will not receive feedback if they are unsuccessful at this gateway.
• Have your fingerprints taken if an offer of employment is made.
• Undertake mandatory drug testing for illicit drugs. This sample could include; urine, saliva or hair.
• Proof of a minimum of two COVID-19 vaccinations (or one dose if the Janssen vaccine was used) will be required if an offer of employment is made.
• Satisfactorily undertake a security clearance to the level specified for the position.

Recruitment Process

Applicants who have demonstrated their suitability for employment through their resume and application, may be invited to a formal interview. Using the relevant AFP work level standards as a guide, you may be asked a range of questions to demonstrate your skills and abilities. These could include behavioural based scenario questions. Read our guides for applicants to find out how to prepare for you interview.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion is an operational priority for the Australian Federal Police (AFP). To be an effective police force, we must be reflective of the community we serve, working across languages, cultures and transnational borders. The 2023-26 Diversity & Inclusion Strategy is the guiding framework for delivering the AFP’s diversity and inclusion goals and reflecting our commitment to being an employer of choice, incorporating diversity and inclusion principles in day-to-day practice and building a psychologically and culturally safe workplace. This includes hiring people from diverse backgrounds who bring their lived experience to contribute, and add value, to the AFP. Find out more about how the AFP embraces diversity and inclusion.

Contacts and Closing Information

Contact Officer - Philip Stonham,

Contact Officer Phone: (02) 5126 5284, ​

Contact Officer Email: [email protected]

Applications Close: 11:59pm (AEDT) 02/04/2024

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