First listed on: 18 April 2024
Cyber Security Awareness Graphics and Communications Officer 

$91,702 - $104,753 (APS 6) + Super
Reid - ACT

The Role
The Defence Cyber and Information Assurance Branch is looking for an APS6 Graphics and Communications Officer to join the Cyber Security Awareness and Cultural Change Team. The successful candidate will assist with the creation of cyber security awareness products and artefacts, intranet design and maintenance, and assist with other creative concepts to shape dedicated and targeted continuous cyber-safe communications campaigns.

Duties may include but aren’t limited to:

  • Support a small team responsible for strategic communications, information management (web content), and coordinating the production and delivery of cyber awareness initiatives.
  • Conceptualise and produce designs based on requirements.
  • Maintenance of intranet portal via SharePoint Content Management System.
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas.
  • Develop graphics for communication products, artefacts, logos and other requirements.
  • Test graphics across various media.
  • Amend designs after feedback.
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand.

This role is eligible for an additional remuneration benefit known in Defence as a Building Defence Capability Payment (BDCP). This enables Defence to provide a premium, in addition to the base salary otherwise payable under the Defence Enterprise Agreement (DEA), for positions in occupational disciplines/classifications that are critical to Defence capability. For further information, please contact the contact officer.

About our Team
DCIAB is part of Cyber Command within Joint Capabilities Group (JCG). The Branch’s two core functions are:

  • Supporting the Defence Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in providing leadership and governance to Defence’s cyber and information security capabilities.
  • Providing effective cyber and information security advice, guidance and Defence Cybersecurity Operations services to JCG and broader Defence customers. 

DCIAB is focused on the prevention, detection, response to and recovery from cyber security incidents that may affect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our information to support Defences’ mission.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate will have an interest in cyber security, be energetic and able to create and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will soundly identify with and demonstrate Defence values and behaviours, as well as having the following skills/capabilities:

  • Proven graphic designing experience.
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop).
  • Proven Content Management System experience.
  • Be a skilled communicator with the ability to communicate with professionalism and clarity, both verbally and in writing.
  • Foster a positive and supportive culture.
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines.
  • Be adaptable, resilient and flexible.
  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 2 May, 2024

For further information please review the job information pack, reference JCG/03213/24 on


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