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.

Current Vacancies


Investigative Assistant, working with the Australian Federal Police liaison office

The Australian High Commission is seeking to fill an anticipated vacancy for an Investigative Assistant within the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Singapore liaison office.  The position is offered on a part-time basis. The position is 22.5 hours (the equivalent of 3 Days) per week, with occasional additional hours required depending on workload. Flexibility is essential. Please complete the attached Job Application pack (recommend that you read the "guidelines for applying for a job with an Australian Embassy) and submit with your CV to Recruitment Singapore <> Applications close Midnight 28 January 2019. 

Investigative Assistant - Job Advertisement (for download)

Investigative Assistant - Application Pack (for download and completion)

Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner

The Australian High Commission in Singapore is seeking an energetic and professional individual with relevant experience to work as the Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner. As the Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner, you will be expected to provide high level support to the High Commissioner, the Political and Economic Section, the Visits and Events Section and, from time to time, the Deputy High Commissioner.  This role can be varied including opportunities to take on greater responsibility, depending on the successful applicant’s interest, skills and experience. Applications close Midnight 17 January 2019.

Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner - Job Advertisement (for download)

Executive Assistant to the High Commisioner - Application Pack (for download and completion)


Temporary Employment Opportunities

The Australian High Commission in Singapore invites applications from Australian citizens in Singapore that hold current Australian security clearances to register a general expression of interest in working with the AHC.  The AHC will use the register to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals for short term employment opportunities.  We are looking for flexible, adaptable, professional staff to contribute to the AHC’s work across a broad agenda in support of Australia’s international engagement. We are interested in individuals with expertise across all areas of the department’s work, both policy and corporate management.  To be eligible for engagement through this register successful candidates must be Australian citizens and hold a valid Australian government security clearance.

Interested applicants are advised to complete the application form and to then submit it with a current resume.  Should an opportunity become available that meets the applicants skills set, the AHC will contact the applicant for an interview to discuss the opportunity. Feedback on applications will not be provided.





Temporary Employment Register (security cleared)



Safe Hand Escort



Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner


Advertising extended to 17 January 2019

Investigative Assistant AFP Advertising