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


Public Affairs Manager - Media and Social Media

The High Commission in Singapore is seeking a professional and energetic individual to work as Public Affairs Manager, Media and Social Media.  As the Public Affair Manager, you will drive the High Commission’s media and social media engagement strategy across a range of traditional and new media platforms, advise on real-time media issues and helps promote Australia’s interests in Singapore by maintaining relationships with some of our priority stakeholders, including media, government bodies, corporate partners, and other organisations. 

Applications close midnight 9 October 2022


Senior Visa Officer HA Completed
Consular & Passports Officer (Part-time) DFAT Assessing Applications
Administration and Finance Officer Defence 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.