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5811 AHC Vacancy 11-21 January 2021


Property and Administration Officer

The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa invites applications for the position of Assistant Property and Administration Officer.

The terms of employment will be in accordance with the Nuku’alofa – Locally Engaged Staff Terms and conditions of Employment.  Employment will be offered on a permanent (on-going) contract basis at the LE3 broadband level with an annual commencement salary of TOP21,679 – TOP25,362 depending on experience.  Continued employment is subject to successful completion of a six-month probation period.

The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa offers a package that includes recreation and personal carer’s leave, medical benefits, and superannuation contributions.

The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa will not be responsible for any costs incurred if applying for a Tongan visa, relocation costs, nor the return of the officer and family to their country of origin at their employment.

A full copy of the Duty Statement and Requirements may be downloaded from our website; from our Facebook page, through email by contacting the Australian High Commission via email – ahctonga [at] dfat [dot] gov [dot] au; or collected from the Australian High Commission reception.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 21 January 2021.

Applications should include:

  • A covering letter (maximum one page);
  • A curriculum vitae (maximum three pages) which includes details of two referees, one of whom should be a current or recent manager; and
  • A written response addressing the qualifications and experience criteria (maximum two pages)

Please submit your application either by email to ahctonga [at] dfat [dot] gov [dot] au or in hard copy addressed to HR Personnel – Job Vacancy and dropped off at the Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa.

Late or incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.