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AMS Group is an Australian owned true national services provider, with 22 years proudly Safeguarding Australia’s Critical Assets.

AMSG is Brisbane headquartered and operates throughout Australia and beyond, in the delivery and maintenance of infrastructure, security and electronic systems to the Government, Maritime, Ports, Defence, Utilities and Resources industries. These systems range from onshore and offshore structures including lighthouses and navigational aids, right through to cutting edge surveillance, CCTV, access control and traffic management systems.

AMS Group expanded its capability with the addition of two new divisions joining the group in 2022: Poseidon Sea Pilots and Access Datacom.

AMSG at a glance
  • Australian-owned private company
  • Safeguarding Australia’s critical assets
  • Provide safe, secure, mission-critical solutions and services to government and industry
  • We design, install, maintain, and refurbish critical infrastructure
  • We deliver critical services that support trade, security, and life support infrastructure
  • More than 20% of the workforce is ex-defence
  • Mission statement: to design & deliver solutions that protect & enhance Australia’s critical infrastructure

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Access Datacom

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Poseidon Sea Pilots

Why Choose AMS Group

Our People

We are driven by our values. We are dedicated to the health and safety of our people and to creating work environments that are inclusive and rewarding.

We believe in growing our people and providing professional development that they can expand on throughout their careers. We want everyone to be able to succeed, deliver results and be encouraged to reach their full potential.

Real Opportunities

AMS Group encourages and supports learning and development.

We provide a diverse range of learning experiences for those wanting to develop their skills, from technical design, installation, maintenance and refurbishment of critical infrastructure, project management and negotiating commercial deals. From apprentices and graduates to electricians and engineers, marketing and finance, safety and environment, administration and training, there are a variety of roles.

Community involvement

At AMS Group we care about our local communities. We strive to:

  • Increase employee connection with local communities through sponsorships, volunteering and programs targeting vulnerable communities
  • Actively engage local suppliers and contractors

Live our values

  • Support flexible work-life balance – because we know that work is always better when life is good.

Career Pathways

AMSG is an inclusive, cohesive, and thriving company to work for. We have a variety of interesting opportunities from field technicians that travel all around the coastline of Australia to lighthouses and aids to navigation structures and systems, to engineering, technology and project teams that design and deliver diverse and interesting projects, to our corporate services teams that provide essential support across the entire business. We are committed to building the skills and capability of our people to safeguard Australia’s critical assets effectively and efficiently.

The maritime industry has predominantly been a male-dominated career path historically, however, things are positively changing, and AMSG embraces and encourages people of all genders and backgrounds to join us to continue diversifying the sector. We offer flexibility and autonomy, with part-time, full-time, and casual opportunities available.

We can also provide engineering students with part-time work alongside studies to gain valuable experience.

Kick-starting your career with AMSG will set you up on an adventure to future success. All you need is enthusiasm, willingness to learn and a can-do attitude!

Tailored Traineeships

AMSG offers a variety of tailored traineeships across our departments to enable our employees to obtain Cert III and Cert IV qualifications whilst gaining on the job experience at the same time. Our supervisors and managers take pride in coaching and mentoring our up-and-coming talent while they continuously learn and grow professionally and personally throughout our various locations around Australia. These certifications include but are not limited to Telecommunication Technology, Life Support Systems, Aeronautical Life Support Equipment, Project Management and Engineering Drafting. We offer paid classroom training days and study support during each traineeship.

AMSG Security Traineeships

AMSG is open to taking on 2-3 Security trainees a year with opportunities to work your way up to a trade’s assistant and through our Security Technician levels within our trade structure. Once you have completed your traineeship, you will have obtained an open cabling certificate, Security Licence, 370 hours of practical experience, the ability to navigate internal security systems independently and be capable of internally showcasing ASIAL security tech level 1. The completion of a traineeship will open up opportunities within the growing electronic security business. We are seeking confident, self-motivated, intelligent, and reliable individuals that enjoy being hands on. Our Security Technicians are responsible for working on medium to large commercial and defence high security and industrial projects. You will actively contribute with the design, installation, and support of our growing portfolio of projects and long-term maintenance contracts.

AMSG Security specialises in providing complete security and communications solutions to our clients using excellent processes and teams to provide the highest level of service possible. We are committed to the growth and development of our technical staff and provide a clear pathway to progress your career through our trade structure.

Ready to apply? Email humanresources@ams.group to get started!

Culture & Lifestyle

At AMS Group we truly believe in our Culture, a culture of integrity, accountability, forward thinking & inclusiveness. AMSG is proud of our Culture and focuses on our people’s well-being.

Our people are at the forefront of our business, it is through our people we have been able to build a great Culture and implement various programs and events, an example of just a few of our events below:

Social Events

  • Christmas in July – Family and Friends Day
  • Annual Christmas Party
  • Our Inaugural Corporate Wars
  • Regular Morning Teas

Social Club

  • We have an active social club
  • Regular meetings

Facilities

  • On-site gym for all employees
  • Kayaks that employees can hire to have a paddle down the river
  • Ping-pong table with regular competitions
  • BBQ Area

How We Recruit

We attract and retain the best and brightest and proudly employ ex-Defence Force personnel.

As an employer of choice, AMSG is always looking for enthusiastic and motivated people that are willing to join the organisation across our various departments and locations.

We have a flexible and varied recruitment approach with many positions advertised through Seek and engagement with recruitment agents for specialist roles as required.  Additionally, our staff referral program, trainee programs, talent searches and direct employment opportunity enquiries are essential to growing our teams with people of all ages, skills, experience levels, nationalities and backgrounds.

AMSG is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to enhancing our diverse, inclusive and capable workforce and we invest in the professional and personal development of our employees, providing fantastic support and career development throughout the employment journey with us.

AMSG is a fast-paced, team-centred work environment focused on new technologies and innovative solutions to meet customer needs. Our teams are client focused. We serve the client and deliver exceptional results.

Email our Human Resources team to find out more about our opportunities via humanresources@ams.group.

How do I apply?

AMSG are accepting applications all year round for traineeship opportunities. Please email through your application to humanresources@ams.group.

When applying, candidates should submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
What happens next?

If your application is successful, you can expect the following recruitment process:

Step 1: you will be contacted by a member of the Human Resource team to conduct a phone screen

– This process allows us to find out a little more about you and answer any questions you may have

surrounding the opportunity for our company

Step 2: Successful applicants will be invited to attend an in-person or online interview with no more

than 2 AMSG representatives. Our interview process is relaxed and will be tailored to the role and

candidate. This may mean more than one interview depending on the role.

Step 3: Afer successfully completing the interview process, AMSG will conduct your reference

checks.

Step 4: Successful candidates will receive a verbal offer from the Human Resources Manager and

once accepted a formal offer will be sent via email.

Some of our positions require candidates to undergo a pre-employment medical which will include a

drug and alcohol screening.

To be eligible for a role with AMSG you must have full Australian Working Rights.

Our Divisions

Our Divisions

We operate in Australia’s most remote locations. From wave-sensing buoys in the Indian Ocean to Tsunami warning beacons north of Fiji, to satellite installations 1000km South of Darwin… if it’s critical, we do it.

INFRASTRUCTURE AND SYSTEMS

Our Infrastructure & Systems Division is responsible for the maintenance of over 500 Aids to Navigation around Australia.

Our Asset & Infrastructure Technicians build, install, repair, and remediate physical structures across Australia including Lighthouses, Buoys and Beacons.

Our Systems and Technology Techs design electronic solutions such as Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) & Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) and install, maintain, and retire these systems all around Australia & abroad for Clients such as Government Agencies, Maritime Authorities and Defence.

AMS Group has three types of trades within its maintenance capability: Engineers, Electronic Technicians and Infrastructure Technicians.

  • The infrastructure technicians build, install, repair, and remediate physical structures.
  • The electronic systems technicians design solutions and install, maintain, and retire these systems which usually sit atop our own infrastructure.
  • Our team of engineers support the technical aspects of all AMSG work.

We design, install, commission, and maintain VTS and Automatic Identification systems (AIS) throughout Australia and the Pacific Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) comprising of a suite of sensors, cameras and radars which are fused into a single operational picture. It is the maritime version of Air Traffic Control.

AVIATION AND MARINE

AMSG Aviation provides highly specialised services and solutions to both general and commercial aviation. For over 20 years, AMSG has continued as the maintenance contractor to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority for the provision of maintenance services for national search and rescue operations.

Our purpose-built CASA/EASA (European) approved facility maintains survival aids and associated equipment from the world’s leading manufacturers. Life vests, escape slides and gas canisters must be tested by deploying them annually or 5-yearly and repacked for stowage.

Our Marine Department consists of our Emergency Towage Vessel (ETV) called the Coral Knight which is tasked to perform salvage and emergency towage from the Torres Straight down to Mackay and out 500nm from the Australian mainland for any ships in distress, damaged or who have hit the reef.

SECURITY

AMS Group’s Security Division has over 25 years of experience, providing high-end access control, video management systems and bespoke integrated solutions. Our Security technicians are highly skilled in security systems, access control and duress systems.

CORPORATE SERVICES

AMS Group’s Corporate services consist of many teams, from IT to HR, Business Development to Operations Support and Finance to Logistics. Supporting all elements of the business these teams are a key function of the everyday business at AMSG.

POSEIDON SEA PILOTS

Poseidon has over 35 marine pilots, launch and dispatch crew which assist with delivering more than 5000 ship movements in & out of the Port of Brisbane and Melbourne every year.

Sustainability at AMS Group

  • Heritage-listed sites: AMSG manages the complex maintenance of heritage lighthouses throughout Australia and is responsible for ensuring they remain operational and compliant with international standards
  • AMSG has developed an environmentally sensitive vehicle to access atolls and sand islands on the Great Barrier Reef, minimising our footprint whilst performing critical safety tasks
  • AMSG is developing alternative power generation, storage, and monitoring capabilities to support remote critical assets requiring power and 99.5% uptime availability in harsh environmental conditions
  • AMSG is progressing toward reduced power consumption systems together with migration to renewable energy
  • AMSG is leveraging next-generation light sources and optics to reduce carbon emissions and the energy required to light traditional shipping lanes

AMSG Security Services

AMSG deliver high-end access control, video management systems and bespoke integrated solutions which leverage the capabilities of a whole security and surveillance network.

AMSG Security Services:

  • Commercial Security Systems
  • Duress Systems
  • Access Control
  •  CCTV
  • Fibre and Data Cabling

We supply, install, and maintain a number of security systems for Adelaide-based commercial operations.

We provide around-the-clock monitoring and support services for our security systems, keeping a close watch on buildings, sporting stadiums, factories, or public events.

AMSG has installed Access Control systems in a large number of commercial environments for both private corporations and various arms of the government.

Our duress systems provide proven personnel and asset tracking for all industrial, commercial, and institutional applications.

We provide maintenance services for some of South Australia’s largest arms of government and corporate organisations.

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Indigenous Australians at AMS Group

We engage with local indigenous communities through our work in remote locations around Australia.

This close relationship includes traineeships and increased collaboration with the Goenpul, Nugi and Noonuccal People from the Quandamooka region (Stradbroke Island & Moreton Bay areas).

AMSG is an equal opportunity company committed to developing its employees regardless of background, nationality, creed, colour or orientation.

  • We perform 80% of our work in regional and remote areas.
  • AMSG has a dedicated indigenous training program
  • AMSG has pilots’ boats named after the 4 winds – Timbin, Buran, Mirigan and Winjiya

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Unfortunately there are currently no positions available at AMS Group, please check back soon.

Awards

Queensland Reconcoliation Award
Winner for the Business Category 2023
Australian Shipping Industry Diversion and Inclusion Award
Winner 2022
Employer of the Year - Medium
Winner 2023

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