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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.
Further information on employment conditions is available upon request.
The Australian High Commission does not accept ad hoc or general application that are not related to a current advertised position.
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 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
Shortlisted applicants will be notified in October to attend an interview on mid-October. 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.