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Working with us

The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) is a small independent agency within the Attorney-General’s Portfolio. It was established to support the Integrity Commissioner in carrying out their responsibilities to detect, investigate and prevent corrupt conduct in Australian Government agencies with law enforcement functions.

ACLEI encourages suitably qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to apply for advertised positions or to join our temporary employment register.

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We offer attractive rewards and benefits to employees, including:

  • competitive rates of pay and 15.4% superannuation
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • an additional 3 days paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • flexible working arrangements such as part-time work, flexible hours of work, and technology that supports working from home and similar arrangements
  • an option to purchase additional leave, up to 4 weeks per year
  • access to salary sacrificing
  • access to studies assistance.

ACLEI provides a service allowance of $1,774 per annum to non-SES employees which acknowledges the special requirements of working in ACLEI. This includes the need for high-level personal security assessments, the intrusion associated with notifying private financial and social interests and the necessity to engage in practices to prevent targeting by unlawful elements.

Health and wellbeing

We provide a range of activities and initiatives to support and encourage a safe and healthy workplace. Employees share an obligation to help create and maintain our positive, respectful workplace.

We offer an Employee Assistance Program — a short-term, confidential, professional counselling service available to all employees and their immediate families.

Employees are able to access annual flu vaccines, and reimbursement of costs associated with eyesight testing at 2 yearly intervals.  Financial assistance for health and wellbeing related equipment is provided with reimbursement of up to $225 each financial year.

Workplace diversity and inclusion

We encourage applications from the diverse Australian community including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability, people of all ages and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We will accommodate all requests for reasonable adjustment for people with disabilities to assist in the application process and if successful, the inherent requirements of the position.

If you have an individual requirement that needs to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview, please indicate this on your application cover sheet or advise the contact officer.

Employee census

The Australian Public Service (APS) employee census collects information on important workforce issues, such as:

  • job satisfaction
  • employee engagement
  • performance management
  • leadership
  • general impressions from APS employees

View our recent Employee Census reports, which show data specific to ACLEI:

Find out more about the APS employee census.

More information

Public Service Act (Subsection 24(1)—Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity Non-SES Employees) Determination 2020/1

ACLEI Enterprise agreement 2017 - 2020