Australian High Commission

Career Opportunities

Australian High Commission 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.

Temporary Employment Register

The Australian High Commission, Singapore maintains a Temporary Employment Register, which is used to fill short-term vacancies. The Temporary Employment Register (TER) is open to candidates to submit an expression of interest for temporary, non-ongoing employment at the Australian High Commission (AHC). The TER enables us to temporarily employ appropriately highly skilled, motivated and experienced individuals at short notice for short - term (fixed term) contracts (up to 6 months).

Temporary employment opportunities arise from time to time for a number of different reasons including:

  • When permanent staff members in extended leave
  • During the period prior to filling a vacancy; or
  • To manage specific short term projects


  • The process involves but not limited to the declarations of the code of conduct, code of secrecy, etc.
  • Only candidates being shortlisted considered for a position will be contacted
  • Placement on the temporary employment register does not guarantee an offer of employment


Interested candidates must submit the following documents to [email protected]

  1. Completed Temporary Employment Register Application Form
  2. Latest CV with the employment history (MS Words or PDF format only)

Employment Opportunities - Locally Engaged Staff

Position currently open for recruitment: 0

Position Department Status

  • Senior Public Affairs Officer (Media & Events) - Interview in progress
  • Senior Policy and Research Officer - Closed
  • Investment Officer - Closed