Site Access Coordinator


Job Type:Full Time
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About Thales

Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Our Site

Garden Island is the headquarters for our Maritime business along with being a major fleet base for the Royal Australian Navy. This unique waterside located in Sydney’s inner eastern suburbs is easily accessible by public transport, with onsite parking and canteens this is an exciting place to work that is steeped in history. Our Garden Island team provide repair, maintenance and in-service support for a variety of commercial and Naval platforms. With much of the work being conducted in the Southern Hemisphere’s largest dry dock, Thales are also contracted to provide docking, reticulated services and facility maintenance across the site.

Our Opportunity

The Thales Australia Maritime business offers ship repair services, maintenance and asset management / in-service support capabilities for commercial and naval ships in Australia. We are seeking a Site Access Coordinator to join our team to assist in managing the security and site access requirements for our Thales Garden Island site.


Assisting to coordinate security clearances for Thales employees

Assisting with the coordination of issuing Thales photo ID passes

Assisting with the management of security and access arrangements for any VIP visits to our Thales Garden Islands site

About You

Critical is the ability to obtain an Australian defence security clearance for this position

This is a role where you have strong administration and computer skills particularly as regular data entry of information will be required

Good organisational skills and exceptional communication skills as you will be in contact with a variety of people every day at all levels of our organisation

Exceptional attention to detail is also essential for this role

We are happy to train the successful person up in this role but any previous experience in the security or facilities environment would be highly regarded

Special Requirements:

Police and medical checks will be required for this role.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!