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Want to work for Skip Tracing Australia? 

SKIP TRACERS - PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS - FIELD AGENTS - PROCESS SERVERS - MERCANTILE AGENTS - WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU!

Here's How

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    Read through the information provided on this page
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    Submit your Expression of Interest
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    We'll review your EOI and give you a call to discuss if we think you'll be a good for to work with us

Are you a Licensed Private Investigator or Investigator in Training

interested in learning and specialising in the art of Skip Tracing?


Are you a Field Agent, Mercantile Agent or Process Server? 

We're always looking for reliable Field Agents in various locations around Australia for jobs like Serving Documents, conducting Field Calls, and Vehicle Repossessions.


With Skip Tracing Australia, you'll learn from the best in the business, and broaden your opportunities for work in other areas of the Private Investigation and Mercantile industries.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Your own ABN Is essential
  • Certificate 3 in Investigative Services
  • Current Private Investigation License in your State
  • Certificate 3 in Mercantile Agents is Advantageous OR experience in this field
  • Current Field Agent, Commercial Agent or Mercantile Agent License in your State

*Note* Not all states require you to have a license to serve documents


If you don't tick all these boxes but are willing to study/learn on the job, submit your info anyway or give us a call to discuss.


If you have the right qualities we need, we may consider supporting you through your qualifications.



You'll be a great fit if...

  • You're tech savvy and enjoy analysing data
  • You have an Investigative Mind
  • You like problem solving
  • You're curious about people
  • You can manage your time well
  • You can work indepentently
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have excellent report writing capabilities
  • You're open minded and motivated to learn
  • You like to help people

As an Experienced, Professional Skip Tracer or Field Agent, you can:

  • Choose your own work hours
  • Earn a competitive salary
  • Enjoy interesting and fulfilling work
  • Learn something new every day
  • Tread your own path

In each state there are different Licensing requirements for Private Investigation and Field Agent Services. 

In order to work for Skip Tracing Australia, you need to be appropriately licensed in the State in which you operate from:

QUALIFICATIONS

& Licensing information

QUEENSLAND

GOVERNING LEGISLATION

Security Providers Act 1993

Debt Collectors and Field Agents Act  2014


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

In order to obtain a Private Investigation License in QLD you need to have completed a Certificate 3 in Investigative Services.


Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


RECOMMENDED PROVIDER
Australian Security Academy 
https://australiansecurityacademy.edu.au/cert-iii-investigative-services/


PRIVATE INVESTIGATION LICENSE APPLICATION FORM
QLD OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING

https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/regulated-industries-licensing-and-legislation/security-industry-regulation/get-a-security-licence/security-manpower-licence/apply-for-a-private-investigator-licence

FIELD AGENT LICENCE (Debt Collection, Mercantile Services)

No qualifications required


FIELD AGENT LICENSE APPLICATION FORM

QLD OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING 

https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/regulated-industries-licensing-and-legislation/debt-collecting-and-process-serving-industry-regulation/get-a-debt-collector-and-process-server-licence-or-registration/apply-for-a-field-agent-licence


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/


NEW SOUTH WALES

GOVERNING LEGISLATION

Security Industry Act 1997

Commercial Agents and Private Inquiry Agents Act 2004 (CAPI) - Repealed


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

In order to obtain a Private Investigation License in NSW you need to have completed a Certificate 3 in Investigative Services.


Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


RECOMMENDED PROVIDER
Australian Security Academy 
https://australiansecurityacademy.edu.au/cert-iii-investigative-services/


CLASS 2E SECURITY OPERATIVE LICENCE APPLICATION FORM
SERVICE NSW

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-for-a-security-operative-licence

NSW COMMERCIAL AGENT LICENCE

Required for:

  • Process Serving
  • Debt Collection
  • Repossession of Goods

No qualifications required


NSW COMMERCIAL AGENT LICENCE APPLICATION FORM

SERVICE NSW

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-for-a-commercial-agent-licence-individual


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

FIELD AGENTS

At the time of writing there are currently no Qualification or Licensing requirements for Field Agents  in the ACT.


PRIVATE INVESTIGATION

At the time of writing there are currently no Qualification or Licensing requirements for Private Investigators in the ACT.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


RECOMMENDED PROVIDER
Australian Security Academy 
https://australiansecurityacademy.edu.au/cert-iii-investigative-services/


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/


VICTORIA

GOVERNING LEGISLATION

Private Security Act 2004

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

In order to obtain a Private Investigation License in NSW you need to have completed a Certificate 3 in Investigative Services.


Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


APPLY FOR A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR LICENCE IN VICTORIA:

https://www.police.vic.gov.au/eservices-portal


YOU DO NOT NEED A FIELD AGENT LICENCE IN VICTORIA

READ MORE


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/

TASMANIA

GOVERNING LEGISLATION

Security and Investigations Agents Act 2002

Security and Investigations Agents Regulations 2015


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


RECOMMENDED PROVIDER
Australian Security Academy 
https://australiansecurityacademy.edu.au/cert-iii-investigative-services/


PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR LICENCE TASMANIA APPLICATION FORM

CBOS TASMANIA

https://www.cbos.tas.gov.au/topics/licensing-and-registration/licensed-occupations/security-and-investigation-agents/apply-or-renew/individual-application


FIELD AGENT LICENCE TASMANIA APPLICATION FORM

CBOS TASMANIA

TBA


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

GOVERNING LEGISLATION

Security and Investigation Industry Act 1995


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

In order to obtain a Private Investigation License in South Australia you need to have completed a Certificate 3 in Investigative Services.


Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


RECOMMENDED PROVIDER
Australian Security Academy 
https://australiansecurityacademy.edu.au/cert-iii-investigative-services/


PRIVATE INVESTIGATION LICENCE APPLICATION FORM
SAPOL

https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/business-and-trade/licensing/security/investigation-agent-licence

FIELD AGENTS

At the time of writing, you do not currently need a licence to Serve documents in South Australia


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

GOVERNING LEGISLATION

Security and Related Activities (Control) Act 1996 (the Act)

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

In order to obtain a Private Investigation License in WA you need to have completed a Certificate 3 in Investigative Services.


Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


RECOMMENDED PROVIDER
Australian Security Academy 
https://australiansecurityacademy.edu.au/cert-iii-investigative-services


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/


NORTHERN TERRITORY

GOVERNING LEGISLATION

Commercial and Private Agents Licensing Act 1979

Commercial and Private Agents Licensing Regulations 2001


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

In order to obtain a Private Investigation License in NT you currently do not need any qualifications. 


Skip Tracing Australia requires it's Subcontractors to have completed their Certificate 3 in Investigative Services as a minimum requirement.


HOW TO APPLY FOR A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR LICENCE IN NT

https://nt.gov.au/industry/licences/commercial-and-private-agents/how-to-apply 


HOW TO APPLY FOR A FIELD AGENT LICENCE IN NT

https://nt.gov.au/industry/licences/commercial-and-private-agents/how-to-apply 


ADDITIONAL REQUIRED STUDY/CPE:

Skip Tracing Australia Agents are certified with BeeBox Training on an annual basis. 
https://www.beeboxtraining.com/

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