Australian High Commission

Career Opportunities

Australian Embassy Singapore

There are two categories of staff employed at the Australian High Commission, Singapore. They include Diplomats and Locally Engaged Staff.

Diplomats are posted to Singapore by the Australian Government to undertake specific roles that hold diplomatic responsibilities.

Locally Engaged Staff (LES) are recruited locally and support the roles of Australian Diplomats. LES are employed by the High Commission on either an ongoing basis or a short term (fixed term) temporary basis with High Commission-specific terms and conditions of employment.

Job opportunities are listed below, when available.

Please submit applications in MS Word or PDF formats

The following documents must accompany all applications when applying for vacancies at The Australian High Commission;

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Completed Application Pack

When applying for jobs at the Australian High Commission, Singapore, please refer to the following documents to assist with your application submission.

  1. The relevant job description for which you are applying.
  2. Guidelines to applying for a job with the Australian High Commission
  3. Application Pack

For more information on how recruitment at the Australian High Commission, Singapore is carried out, please click here: Recruitment at the Australian High Commission, Singapore.

Employment Opportunities - Locally Engaged Staff


Consular and Passports Officer - Part-time 

The High Commission in Singapore is seeking a friendly and energetic Consular and Passports Officer to work part-time and provide a range of consular and passport services and advice to Australian citizens living and travelling in Singapore.

Applications close midnight 21 August 2022

Policy and Research Officer - Political and Strategic DFAT Assessing applications
Policy and Research Officer - Economic and Trade DFAT Assessing applications
Investigative Assistant / Administrative Support AFP Assessing applications
Senior Visa Officer HA Assessing applications
Visa Officer HA Assessing applications
Consular & Passports Manager DFAT Assessing applications
Security Manager DFAT Assessing applications


Only those applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.  If you are not contacted within six weeks of the date of applications closing, you can consider your application unsuccessful.  The selection process usually takes several weeks, and short-listed applicants will be advised of the outcome.