rob at unigon.tv
Sun Sep 29 06:16:45 CEST 2013
The proces can also take 6 to 12 months depending on the level required,
with no guarentee that a clearance will be granted
(Not working in IT but in an area with clearances)
> The current practice is to recruit to fill high security jobs, and as a
> fallback they will clear their own people, and perhaps backfill
> That was how it was explained to to me by one of the tier 2 outsourcing
> company recruiters. It is cheaper to hire someone with a clearance than it
> is to have someone cleared.
> Obviously this is frustrating for me too.
> On Sep 29, 2013 9:30 AM, "Mike Carden" <mike.carden at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The only way you can apply for a clearance is by being sponsored by an
>> employer. If the prospective employer is really only opening the job to
>> those who already hold a clearance, then they are deliberately shrinking
>> the potential pool of candidates to those already employed in a role
>> has sponsored them through a clearance.
>> Lots more info available at the AGSVA web site:
>> The faqs under "Gatting a Security clearance" should be helpful.
>> On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 9:17 AM, <freds72 at softhome.net> wrote:
>> > A question for CLUG members.
>> > My son in law is looking for a government IT job in Canberra.
>> > He tells me that he needs a security clearance before he applies, and
>> > as part of the application process
>> > How does one obtain such a security clearance?
>> > Thanks
>> > Peter Rowland
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