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APS6 Senior Investigators

Chandler Macleod

Job Description

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage APS6 Senior Investigators with a 6 month assignment in Adelaide.

Positon Summary

Reporting to the Team Leader, Fraud Investigations and Tactical Operations, the Senior Investigator is responsible for the conduct of investigations and may act as the Case Manager for an investigation. The Case Manger is to co-ordinate case planning, the conduct of the investigation, and the evaluation of evidence and brief preparation. Ensure cases are completed in an efficient and effective manner, in line with Australian Government Investigation Standards (AGIS).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake and manage high quality, professional investigations into allegations of fraud against Early Childhood and Child Care programs and funding.
  • Support other team staff in their duties, where appropriate.
  • Mentor Investigators and manage several cases concurrently, which may include Case Manager duties. As Case Manager, regularly review each case, making critical case decisions and communicating accountabilities.
  • To attend, as required, the Fraud Management Team and advise the members of investigational updates.
  • Ensure the case management system is up to date regarding allocated investigations and support monthly reporting that is required to the Executive.
  • Build and sustain effective working relations with internal and external stakeholders and represent the agency in external forums.
  • Convey a positive and professional image of the agency and model the expected behaviours of the Agency Values, APS Code of Conduct and APS Values providing support to deliver Departmental and Government priorities.


  • Have (or be able to acquire) a Certificate IV in Government Investigations or equivalent
  • Qualifications and/or extensive experience in fraud investigations, risk identification and project/operations management
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Capacity to engage with complex issues and display sound judgement and interpersonal skills
  • Strong strategic, conceptual, analytical and verbal/written communication skills
  • A solid understanding of legislation, with a sound knowledge of the early childhood education and care sector and Family Assistance Law.

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Adelaide
  • APS6 $60.00/hr + super
  • Temporary contract for 6 months

***Applications close Thursday 19th of May 2022.***

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government, must be able to obtain a NV1 (Negative Vetting Level 1 clearance)***

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below.