Employment opportunities

The ICAC is an important and exciting place to work. Appointment to positions at the ICAC is through a competitive merit-based selection process combined with a stringent security vetting process undertaken by the preferred applicant. Staff are employed under the ICAC Award. All current job vacancies at the ICAC are listed below:

Job title: Governance and Compliance Officer
Grade: ICAC Officer Grade 6
Salary range: Total remuneration package valued to $151,755 pa
Status: Permanent full-time. Sydney CBD.
Closing date: Sunday, 04th February 2018

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is looking for a highly experienced, efficient and motivated person to join our Corporate Services Division to assist the ICAC to undertake its purpose to expose and minimise corruption in the NSW public sector.

Primary purpose of the position

  • Responsible for leading and coordinating activities related to corporate governance and planning including ethical frameworks and risk management to ensure the Commission meets its legislative and other compliance requirements.
  • Assist management in the provision of human resources services to the Commission.

Total remuneration package

Total remuneration package valued up to $151,755 pa (Salary $123,136 - $136,901 pa), incorporating employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.


To be eligible for this permanent position you must meet one of the following statuses:

  • An Australian citizen; or
  • A permanent Australian resident.

Additional information

You will be required to complete psychometric assessments (e.g. personality and cognitive abilities assessment) in the recruitment process for this position.

The Commission promotes a flexible work environment.

How to apply

Applicants are required to include a current resume (no more than 5 pages) that clearly details your skills and work experience as relevant to the position. You are also required to include a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) addressing the following targeted questions:

Question1: Describe how you would assess an organisation's established governance framework. What areas would you identify as crucial for review and assessment?

Question 2: Can you provide an example of resolving a difficult human resources issue and how you dealt with this and the final outcome?

Security vetting

The successful applicant will undergo a stringent probity assessment. All potential applicants are strongly encouraged, prior to submitting an application, to obtain detailed information on this process, which is available from this site.

Supporting documentation

Our commitment to diversity

The ICAC is committed to promoting workforce diversity in employment, recognising that a diverse workforce provides opportunities for improving service delivery.

Methods for submitting an application

All applicants are encouraged to submit their application on-line. Details of alternative methods for submitting an application is contained in the advertisement.


Please contact Ms Cath O'Brien Manager, Human Resources, Security and Facilities on (02) 8281 5914 or by e-mail at cobrien@icac.nsw.gov.au.

TTY facilities are available for people who are speech or hearing impaired. If applicants require this service, please call on TTY (02) 8281 5773.


Please download the Applicant Information Package and read it before applying for a job at the ICAC.