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Surveillance Officer Sydney NSW

NSW Law Enforcement Conduct Commission

NSW Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Sydney NSW Australia

1 month ago

Surveillance Officer - Law Enforcement Conduct Commission

Permanent ongoing role

Sydney location

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) has a mandate to ensure confidence in civilian oversight of law enforcement in NSW. The LECC is an independent body exercising royal commission powers to detect, investigate and expose serious misconduct and maladministration within the NSW Police Force and the NSW Crime Commission.

The LECC is currently seeking to fill a vacancy in the role of Surveillance Officer within its Covert Services Unit (CSU). The CSU provides a physical surveillance service to support the operation of serious misconduct investigations within LECC. This role will be responsible for the day-to-day collection and dissemination of intelligence, information and evidence through covert physical surveillance activities.

To be suitable for this role you will be required to demonstrate recognised physical surveillance training and experience from a law enforcement or... regulatory environment including mobile, foot and static surveillance as well as demonstrated experience with communications systems, surveillance equipment and their covert application. The LECC's Surveillance Officers are also required to demonstrate practical knowledge of methodologies related to covert surveillance and counter surveillance techniques. You must be able to display personal qualities of patience and resilience and have proven ability to work as part of a close knit team in demanding and sensitive environments. The role requires regular work outside of normal business hours and on weekends so you must have the flexibility to meet operational demands often at short notice and at inconvenient times. The salary range for this role includes a 22% composite component designed to compensate for overtime, shift arrangements, penalty rates and other allowances that would otherwise be applicable to the employment.

Your application must include:

Cover Letter - No more than two (2) A4 pages inclusive of a statement in response to the targeted question below:

Targeted Question –

How can contemporary technology be utilised to achieve surveillance objectives ?

Please explain why teamwork is an essential element of physical surveillance activity.

Resume - No more than four (4) A4 pages.

Your cover letter and resume will need to be submitted on your candidate file application on I Work for NSW website and must be received by midnight on COB 5 February 2023.

You are able to download a copy of the relevant role description via this link.


To be eligible to apply for this ongoing role you must be an Australian citizen.

Security vetting

The successful applicant will undergo a stringent security vetting probity assessment.

Note: Current or former NSW Police Force or NSW Crime Commission officers are ineligible to apply for roles in the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission
Sydney NSW Australia

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