The benefits of working at ASIS go beyond ordinary, just like the job.  

Competitive pay

As an ASIS officer, you’ll have access to competitive remuneration packages that include allowances to compensate for the obligations of maintaining a security clearance and working in a secure environment. ASIS salaries also benefit from: 
  • Employer superannuation contributions of 15.4 percent  
  • Relocation support for new staff, including financial assistance and leave entitlements  
  • Salary packaging opportunities  

Workplace conditions

ASIS officers benefit from generous workplace terms and conditions of employment. Officers have access to:

Flexible working arrangements

  • Standard work hours for full time employees is 7 hours, 30 mins per day 
  • Fair and equitable shift work arrangements with associated shift work allowances 
  • Flex time for employees from Level 2-6

Generous leave

  • Paid Christmas stand-down period  
  • 22 days annual leave   
  • 20 days personal/carers leave per year  
  • Paid maternity leave and paid parental leave 
  • 4 weeks Defence reserve leave  
  • Options to purchase up to 4 weeks additional annual leave per year  
  • Time in lieu for executive level employees 

Learning and Development

As an ASIS officer, you'll have access to a wide range of in house and external learning and development opportunities including:  
  • Training courses and conferences run by industry, government and international partners
  • Internal leadership training for managers involving development projects, industry study tours and mentoring from the senior leadership team
  • Study assistance (financial support and leave) to pursue tertiary education while working
  • Language proficiency allowances
  • Career coaching and a strong mentor culture 
  • Specialised operational training for certain roles and environments 

Support and Wellbeing

ASIS offers a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to ensure its employees are supported and safe. These include:  
  • An employee assistance program providing psychological counselling, advice and support for both professional and personal matters 
  • Family liaison and support 
  • An ASIS Ombudsman who provides impartial and confidential advice to staff and management to address staffing concerns 
  • An ASIS staff and welfare association to safeguard staff interest 
  • An annual flu vaccination 
  • A variety of leave options for optimal work-life balance