Our success is founded in the ingenuity of our workforce. Since our earliest days we have taken on complex challenges to keep Australians secure. Today, we keep rising to meet the challenges before us and find solutions to the complex problems facing Australia. Everyone who works here directly contributes to the safety and security of Australians.

Working at ASD

Our staff are the foundations from which we meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. To support our people, we offer a wide range of learning, development and career opportunities to grow professionally and personally.

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A man and a lady talking.

Pathways into ASD

There are many pathways into ASD. Whether you are starting your career, looking for a new challenge or a change or wanting to try something new. We have an opportunity that is right for you.

Take our quiz to find a career at ASD that’s right for you.



Our work is unique, challenging and rewarding

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Competitive salaries and benefits 


Diverse career paths 

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Flexible working arrangements 

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Work-life balance 


National and international travel opportunities 

Our recruitment process

We understand our recruitment process may seem daunting. That’s why we’ve created an overview on how our process works, and some helpful tips to make it easier for you.

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Young lady doing an interview.

Interested in a Career with ASD?

Take our Career Quiz to see where you fit.

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Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea and communities. We pay our respects to them, their cultures and their Elders; past, present and emerging. We also recognise Australia's First Peoples' enduring contribution to Australia's national security.

Authorised by the Australian Government, Canberra