Security Services Specialist

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary / RateAUD $0.00
Job type Contract
Contact nameLynette Cardinal
Contact email

Job description

  • Opportunities for Security Services Specialists experienced in design and delivery of specialist security equipment within SCIF environments and high security programs.
  • Join Vertical Scope Group – DISP Level 3 member and one of Australia’s leading security cleared specialist Professional Services, 100% Australian-owned, sovereign company.
  • Join VSG’s national team submission across a five-year National Intelligence Community panel, across all Australian major cities, states and regions.
  • Permanent, Casual or Sub-Contracting arrangements available, whichever works best for you!



Join Vertical Scope Group (VSG) as we are now inviting expressions of interest for Expert, Trusted and Reputable Security Professionals at all levels of knowledge and experience from Defence Support Services (DSS) Levels 1-5 (Associate, Practitioner, Advanced Practitioner, Expert, Pre-eminent Advisor) to join our submission for a multi-year, Specialist Security Services panel.


We want high performing, highly experienced professionals that have backgrounds in Engineering, SCEC (Security Construction and Equipment Committee), Acoustic, Building and Specialist Security, that can work across the board to implement the next phase of Australia’s innovative solutions for Defence and National Security.


Vertical Scope Group is securing an experienced Security Services Specialist to join our award-winning Professional Services Division to be included in our submission. If successful, and if you are listed as a named consultant in our submission, VSG will always offer you first choice and opportunity of any work that is released to us.


As a Security Services Specialist, you will provide technical security consultation, including...

  • analysing security requirements for future capability,
  • aligning service delivery with business process management objectives,
  • designing solutions to meet specific requirements, and
  • advising on management solutions, including commercial off the shelf (COTS) products.
  • technical security research and development
  • security risk assessments
  • develop, audit, revise and assess security arrangements
  • acoustic testing
  • tempest testing


Ideally, you will possess...

  • suitable qualifications in information technology, information systems, IT security management, cyber security, TEMPEST qualification or other relevant qualifications.
  • Baseline (min.) – TS PV security clearance desirable
  • Australian Citizenship is essential


You will also have a sound understanding with all relevant and applicable requirements of the Protective Security Policy Framework, including:

  • (a) Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), Policies 1 – 16,
  • (b) Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation’s (ASIO) Technical Note 1/15 Physical
  • Security of Zones,
  • (c) Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC) Security Equipment Evaluated
  • products List (SEEPL), and
  • (d) The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) overseas security standards and
  • requirements.


As part of this submission, we are also seeking a wide range of Security Professionals, including but not limited to…

  • Construction Project Managers
  • Construction Project Engineers
  • Construction Architects
  • Specialist Security Construction Supervisors and Advisors
  • Acoustic Engineers and Specialists
  • Physical Security Advisors and Specialists
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electricians
  • SCEC endorsed Locksmiths
  • Building Services Engineers
  • Building Surveyors
  • Building Designers
  • Security Engineers
  • Security System Technicians
  • AIRAH and/or HVAC accredited Building Services Professionals
  • Specialist Security Advisors and Technical Security Consultants (IT, Cyber, Security Management etc)
  • IRAP Assessors and Threat Assessment Specialists
  • …and MORE!


Please apply if you have any of the above skillsets, or similar experience/skills, as this list is not exhaustive. Please also apply if you are a business, or a subcontractor involved in providing these services.


VSG will be offering permanent, casual and contracting arrangements (whichever is your preference), as well as excellent remuneration and other benefits listed below so that we can build a long term successful working relationship with you.


Security clearance: Baseline, NV1, NV2, TS PV


Working rights: Australian Citizenship


Location of work:

  • ACT QLD North (Mackay and to its north) .
  • QLD South (Gladstone and to its south)
  • NSW . WA North (Carnarvon and to its north,
  • including the Christmas and Cocos Islands)
  • WA South (Geraldton and to its south)
  • NT
  • SA
  • VIC
  • TAS
  • NATIONAL (includes all the above regions, states and territories)


If you are looking for the next step in your career working on exciting and interesting projects,



Who are Vertical Scope Group?

Vertical Scope Group are an award winning, security cleared, specialist with over a decade’s worth of experience providing end-to-end consulting, professional services and recruitment services nationally to Australian Government and industry.


Mission: To advance Australia’s national interest and sovereignty by ensuring access to a highly skilled, security cleared workforce.

Vision: To be Australia’s leading provider of security-cleared workforce planning, recruitment and professional services.


We are searching for exceptional consultants to join us in providing capability to multiple government panels and global supply chains including the ICT Provider Arrangement (ICTPA), NSW TAS SCN0012 – Talent Acquisition Scheme, Defence, Science and Technology Group (DSTG), BuyICT, People Panel (all categories, all locations, APS1- SES Band3, and Board Placements!)

We are proudly 100% Australian owned and run, possess a Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) Level 3 membership, and have won multiple peak body awards including the Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association (RCSA)’s 2021 ‘Excellence in Social Purpose’, RCSA’s 2022 ‘Excellence in Client Services’, and the 2022 Prime Minister’s National Veteran Employment Award for ‘Excellence in Supporting Veteran and/or Partner Employment’ for VSG’s WorkPath Australia Training and Employment Program.


We invite you to contact us for a confidential discussion around your career and to learn how we can work together.


We offer our permanent consultants a list of perks that range from:

  • Birthday day off
  • Additional Superannuation Contribution
  • Annual Company Conference
  • Paid for attendance at award and industry events
  • Generous Defence Leave
  • Part-time, remote, flexible work options (when available)
  • Attractive salaries
  • Fortnightly payments
  • Diverse programs to work on
  • Professional upskilling with RTO partners including budget for commercial qualifications


We believe people are our greatest asset, and we will work with and support you throughout your career.


If you are security cleared and would like to discuss other security cleared opportunities available to you, please also apply and a dedicated consultant will contact you to advise.


If you want to join a trusted, reputable, expert consulting firm, and work on exciting defence and national security programs, apply here!


Vertical Scope Group encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, veterans, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


Apply now by submitting your CV and or cover letter and a dedicated recruitment consultant will be in touch.


Know someone who is suitable for this role? VSG have a $1,000 referral program! Head over to our website for further details:

Referrals warmly welcomed and rewarded!