Australian Embassy, Tokyo

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Address: 2-1-14 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8361 - Telephone: 03-5232-4111

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Defence Administration Assistant(Ref #223)

Posted on 23 January 2015

The Defence Section at the AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY Tokyo is seeking a very flexible person who is a committed member of the team and is able to prioritise effectively at short notice. Under general direction of the Defence Office Manager, the Administration Assistant will provide financial and administrative support to all staff in the Defence Office Tokyo and other Defence personnel deployed in Japan. The position will also be required to deliver documents when necessary to Japanese Agencies in the Defence vehicle and therefore will require a Japanese driver's licence.Knowledge of Australian Department of Defence or the Australian Public Service is desirable.

This position is a Designated Security Assessment Position (DSAP). Employment is subject to obtaining and retaining an Australian Secret security clearance. Due to this requirement the position is open to Australian citizens only (i.e. not dual nationals).

A full job description and selection criteria are available at click here

Applications addressing the selection criteria and a current CV must be submitted to by 9 a.m. on Monday 9 February 2015.

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Enquires regarding this position should also be forwarded in English to .

Internships at the Australian Embassy, Tokyo

We welcome applications from high school, university and vocational students and recent graduates 18 years or older expressing an interest in undertaking an internship at the Australian Embassy, Tokyo.
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Note: No further applications should be accepted for 2014. Applications for 2015 will be accepted from 1 October 2014.

Please note that a security assessment is a mandatory condition of employment with the Embassy.

The Embassy does not provide a housing guarantee for its locally engaged staff.

The Australian Embassy is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke-free environment.