Receptionist & Security Administrator


Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Job Type: Full time


Australia’s sovereign submarine company and what we do matters. Our team is committed to delivering Collins Class submarine sustainment that provides an agile and potent capability for the Royal Australian Navy.

About the Opportunity

ASC Receptionist & Security Administrator is a critical, fast paced role supporting and managing the front desk area of our Osborne base. Including both visitor management and the efficient professional coordination of incoming phone calls - you will also be the main point of contact for Security Guards. 12 month Fixed Term Contract opportunity with potential to extend.

In addition you will assist the security department with all administrational tasks, such as confirming security clearances for visits that are conducting classified discussions (where appropriate) you will be required to learn the complexities of Foreign National visits under Defence Security Approved Visits process.


  • Welcome and greet incoming Corporate and Production Visitors
  • Liaise with all areas of the business external parties and Commonwealth of Australia in regards to visit on boarding processes
  • Answer, coordinate and if required transfer all incoming phone calls to the dedicated area
  • Oversee the security guards and ensure ASC is well represented
  • Administration duties include: Raising purchase requisitions, processing invoices. SINE system management plus various other administration tasks including maintaining appropriate level of office supplies

Skills & Experiences

  • Ability to multitask and deal with high volume of visitors
  • Deal with people from all backgrounds and levels, outstanding communications and organization skills
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft office, predominantly around excel and word
  • Experience in JIRA – or ability to learn
  • Minimum 5 years previous experience in a fast pace office environment
  • Strong ability to prioritise tasking and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of self-identifying work tasks


This role requires a current National Police Clearance, an Australian Defence Security Clearance and an ability to access protected US defence technology. Your eligibility for this role is dependent on you obtaining and maintaining such clearances and approvals. Whilst ASC will accept all applications for this role, as this role requires an ability to access protected US defence technology, applicants holding nationality of certain foreign countries will not be eligible.

To check your eligibility please visit the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency website.

About our offer

  • Staff training
  • Onsite cafeteria & parking
  • Access to our onsite gym and wellbeing programs
  • Annual flu vaccinations and onsite health centre

About ASC

ASC recognises that we are strengthened by diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to provide a work environment where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

ASC has proudly served as Australia’s sovereign submarine builder and sustainer for over 35 years. We are an integral part of Australia’s maritime strategy and national security, and a trusted partner with sovereign design, build and sustainment capabilities.

Early applications are encouraged as shortlisting may commence immediately.

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