High Commission
Brunei Darussalam

Employment

Current Vacancies

 

Personal Assistant to the High Commissioner / Public Affairs Officer

The Australian High Commission in Brunei invites applications for the role of Personal Assistant to the High Commissioner and Public Affairs Officer. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a maximum 1500 word application addressing the selection criteria and outlining why you are the best person for this vacancy.  Click here for the Applicant Pack, including position description and selection criteria.

As well as addressing the selection criteria, applicants should also submit a copy of their curriculum vitae (resume), the contact details of two referees and details of eligibility to work in Brunei. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a police clearance and satisfactorily complete a three month probationary period.

Applicants are invited to submit their applications via email to brunei.recruitment@dfat.gov.au.

Applications close midnight 30 March 2017.

 

 

General information

The Australian High Commission, Bandar Seri Begawan periodically employs locally engaged staff (LES) to undertake research, administrative and other support roles. All LES vacancies are advertised on this website. The Australian High Commission is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any qualified candidates for advertised positions.

Locally engaged staff do not have diplomatic or consular status, privileges or immunity. Wages and conditions of service for LES positions are based on local labour laws and local labour market conditions. Prospective applicants need to demonstrate that they are eligible to work by meeting the local citizenship and/or being in a position to meet work visa requirements. We do not fund relocation costs for LES positions.

Job opportunities are advertised as they arise. We do not accept general or unsolicited jobs enquiries.

Guidelines for applicants

Your application should generally consist of the following documents and information:

  • curriculum vitae (resumé) outlining relevant personal and professional information
  • a statement directly addressing each of the selection criteria

Selection criteria

Selection criteria are set for each vacant position in order to identify the key skills, abilities, experience, knowledge and qualifications which are required to effectively and efficiently perform the functions of the position. Selection criteria are the key determining factors in our recruitment process and applicants must address each of the selection criteria in their applications. Please note that applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Your statement against the selection criteria is central to your application and should be concise and focussed. For guidance, see ‘Cracking the Code’ at the Australian Public Service Commission. You should use specific examples of work performed, describing your contribution to a process or outcome and how this relates to the criterion you are addressing.

Selection for interview

Suitable applicants will be notified to attend an interview. Interviews seek to provide a selection panel with additional information to assess your suitability for the vacant position. Interviews are also structured around the selection criteria in order to better establish the relative claims against them by each applicant.