Government Communications Security Bureau
The Selection Process

If you see a vacancy you are interested in please apply as per the instructions on the advertisement. We will electronically acknowledge emailed applications and you should expect to hear from us within five days of the closing date to let you know the next step and if you been selected for an interview.

Interviews are generally undertaken by a panel that includes the manager of the area recruiting and a representative from People Capability. You will be asked a mixture of general and behavioural questions and have a chance to ask any questions you wish. We recommend that you prepare carefully for the interview!

If the panel feel you have the potential to work with us, you will be invited to undergo a psychological assessment and we will conduct verbal reference checks with two work-related referees.You may be asked to return for a further interview.

You can expect that it will take a minimum of two weeks after the interview before you will know the outcome of the process.

If you are successful, you will be asked to undergo a comprehensive security clearance which must be passed before you can commence work with us. This can take over 6 months, so we recommend you stay in your current job or take up temporary work while waiting. Please consider this factor before applying - if it doesn't suit your circumstances, it may not be suitable at this time to put in an application.

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