Candidate Requirements

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Candidate Requirements

Candidate RequirementsTo be eligible for employment with ONA you must be an Australian Citizen.  Given the sensitive nature of ONA's work, there are also a number of special requirements which prospective candidates should be aware of:

  • Preferred candidates are required to obtain and then maintain a national security clearance.
  • The security clearance process includes intrusive background, financial and psychological review, and is an integral component of the recruitment process. 
  • Security clearance suitability is reviewed at intervals during employment with ONA.
  • Staff are paid an allowance in recognition of these requirements.

ONA requires that all staff abide by the APS code of conduct, including complying with all applicable Australian laws.