Employment opportunities

The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) supports the Integrity Commissioner in preventing, detecting and investigating serious and systemic corruption issues in:

  • the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) and the former National Crime Authority
  • the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
  • the Australian Federal Police (AFP)
  • the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)
  • the CrimTrac Agency, and
  • prescribed aspects of the Department of Agriculture.

From time to time, ACLEI may seek applications from talented and motivated individuals to fill various roles. While each staff member has their own primary responsibilities and duties, all ACLEI staff members are expected to be team-focused and to maintain a flexible approach.

Current Vacancies

Director Investigations
Executive Level 2
Position number: 1003

The Director Investigations reports to the Executive Director Operations in Canberra.  The occupant carries accountabilities for the quality and efficiency of investigation outcomes in a complex operating environment involving inter-agency and inter-jurisdiction investigations (with international elements), and is expected to develop strong partnerships with all areas of ACLEI.

The key deliverables for this role include:

  • leading all aspects of complex criminal and anti-corruption investigations;
  • supervising and fostering the development of team members;
  • ensuring consistency with the Integrity Commissioner’s strategic goals;
  • managing risk in accountable ways; and
  • managing resources effectively.

Contact Officer Executive Director Operations, 02 6141 2300

Applications close 12 Midnight, Thursday 26 March 2015

Temporary Employment Register
Location: Canberra ACT/Sydney NSW
Branch: Various
Section: Several
Classification: APS level 3, APS level 4, APS level 5, APS level 6, Executive Level 1, & Executive Level 2
Salary: $55,291 - $131,157

The Temporary Employment Register is open for candidates to register a general expression of interest for employment with the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI).  The Temporary Employment Register enables ACLEI to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals at short notice for non-ongoing or temporary positions.  Opportunities may be offered on a full-time, part-time or intermittent / irregular (casual) basis for up to 12 months, depending on business needs and operational requirements.  Vacancies could be identified in Canberra or Sydney.  There is no guarantee that an offer of employment will be made whilst your application remains on the register.  You will only be contacted regarding your application if a vacancy arises that matches your skills and experience.

To register, you will need to submit a Temporary Employment Register Application form and a current resume to tempregister@aclei.gov.au.  Your registration in the Temporary Employment Register will remain active until 31 December 2015.

To be eligible for non-ongoing (temporary) employment, a person

  • must be an Australian citizen;
  • must satisfy an Australian Federal Police records check;
  • must satisfy any mandatory qualification requirements as applicable to the position for which they are being considered; and
  • be willing and eligible to obtain a security clearance to the appropriate level applicable to the position.


Candidates who have taken a voluntary redundancy from an APS Agency may be restricted from APS employment and may be ineligible for temporary employment.  For further information please contact the Agency where your redundancy was received.

Contact Officer: HR Officer (02) 6141 2365

This Temporary Register will close at 11:59 pm on 31 December 2015

General Information

On 31 October 2013, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service, Senator the Hon Eric Abetz, announced interim recruiting arrangements for the Australian Public Service.. Further information regarding the interim arrangements is available at: http://www.apsc.gov.au/interim-arrangements.

To be eligible for engagement, applicants must be Australian citizens and able to satisfy health and character checks. All ACLEI positions are designated security assessment positions, and employment is conditional upon achieving and maintaining an appropriate security clearance.

Remuneration and conditions are provided primarily under the ACLEI Enterprise Agreement.

Selection documentation and information on how to apply for vacancies can be obtained from this website, by emailing recruitment@aclei.gov.au, or by phoning ACLEI on 02 6141 2300. ACLEI aims to create an environment that values and utilises the contribution of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

ACLEI aims to create an environment that values and utilises the contribution of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Applications can be forwarded by via email to: recruitment@aclei.gov.au

Or by mail to:

ACLEI Recruitment
GPO Box 605