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Department of Home Affairs

Immigration Integrity Unit – Americas Region, Australian Embassy Santiago

The Immigration Integrity Unit for the Americas region is located at the Australia Embassy in Santiago, Chile. The role of the unit is to identify threats to the integrity of the immigration program through data analysis, and develop risk profiles and treatments to support visa decision making in posts across the Americas.

The Immigration Integrity Unit is seeking to fill the following vacancies (click to access their respective position descriptions):

1.  Senior Immigration Integrity Officer – Level 5 – Permanent position

2.  Immigration Integrity Officer – Level 3 – Non-ongoing position, 12 month contract

Knowledge of the Australian immigration framework is critical, together with advanced Excel skills and data analysis experience.

Selection criteria are below and position descriptions are attached.


1.  Senior Immigration Integrity Officer – Level 5 – CLP 1,914,750 (gross) salary per month

2.  Immigration Integrity Officer – Level 3 – CLP 1,071,467 (gross) salary per month

Employment Conditions

The LE5 Senior Immigration Integrity Officer is a permanent position. The LE3 Immigration Integrity Officer is a non-ongoing position for a total of 12 months duration. Employment is offered for an initial period of 3 months and is subject to successful completion of probity checks and evidence of your entitlement to work in Chile by virtue of citizenship or relevant work permit. The requirement to hold such documentation will be an ongoing condition of your employment. Renewal of the contract will be contingent upon assessment of your performance. Relocation costs are at the expense of the candidate, including travel, personal effects and accommodation in Santiago. The Australian Embassy is unable to sponsor candidates for work visas, or assist with relocation costs for candidates residing outside Santiago.

Selection Criteria

1. Ability to interrogate systems and analyse data to identify trends in visa and migration fraud.

2. Knowledge of political and socio-economic environment in the Americas and implications for Australian migration policy and processing.

3. Knowledge of Australian immigration processing environment and how to develop effective and realistic risk treatments in response to identified threats.

4. Excellent English and Spanish language skills to enable the communication of complex issues clearly, in writing and in person.

5. Excellent interpersonal skills to enable building effective working relationships with foreign government ministries.


Suitably qualified applicants are invited to apply by submitting:

a statement of claims addressing each of the selection criteria (maximum of two pages); and

a current CV with details of two referees, including your current supervisor.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted in order to participate in an interview.

Please send applications to: vacancy.santiago@dfat.gov.au by 31 January 2018.