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4603 MIA Vacancies 10 Oct - 7 Nov 2018

Ministry of Internal Affairs


1.Senior Employment Officer

2. Assistant Secretary

The Ministry of Internal Affairs invites applications for the following vacant positions in its Employment Overseas Division and Local Government Division:


Post Title

Job Purpose



Senior Employment Officer

Employment Overseas Division

Band K ($23,520 - $35,280)

In charge of all aspects of Australia Seasonal Work Programme (SWP) administration under the MOU between the Government of Tonga and Government of Australia in a manner that upholds the integrity and reputation of the Government of Tonga and Ministry of Internal Affairs as a preferred source of seasonal workers.

  • A Bachelor degree in public administration, business administration, public policy, management or related field from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Must have worked for at least 3 years at Senior level in the Public Service.


Assistant Secretary

Local Government and Community Development Division

Band L ($19,490 - $29,230)

Communication, information management and partnerships

  • Bachelor Degree in History, Political Science, Management Science or related field from a recognised University.
  • Some experience is desirable but not necessary.               

All Interested applicants MUST submit the following with their application letters: 

  1. Updated Curriculum Vitae 
  2. Relevant academic transcripts, qualification certificate(s) (TNQAB accredited) and evidence of relevant experience 
  3. 2 written references, including most recent or current employer

Interested public servants are required to submit endorsement of their respective Chief Executive Officers.

Applications to be addressed to: Acting Chief Executive Officer for Internal Affairs, Taufa’ahau Road, Nuku’alofa, and to be received no later than 4.30pm on Wednesday 7th November 2018.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. 

For further clarification or obtaining a copy of the Job Description, please email etongotea [at] mia [dot] gov [dot] to or call 28977 / 28976.