Australian Embassy

Job opportunities

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Job vacancies at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo are advertised below.

Locally engaged staff do not have diplomatic or consular status, privileges or immunity. Wages and conditions of service are based on Japanese labour laws and Japanese labour market conditions.

Current local job opportunities

Ambassador's Residence Service Staff (Fixed-term)

The Australian Ambassador’s Residence in Tokyo is seeking a Residence Service Staff.   The position would suit a person who has relevant industry experience, can handle multiple tasks, has excellent interpersonal skills and enjoys working as part of a small team. The person should be able to communicate in English including with senior guests.

Interested applicants should refer to full job description and Conditions of Service.  CV in English must be submitted to by Sunday 7 October 2018. 

Job description

Conditions of Service


DEFENCE Administration Coordinator

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 Coordinator must provide administrative coordination for all visits, events and travel arrangements required by the Defence Office Tokyo.  This position also requires liaison with internal and external stakeholders and linguistic support.

Knowledge of Australian Department of Defence or the Australian Public Service is desirable.

For more information, please refer to the Job description and the LES Condition of Service.

A completed Job Application Sheet and current CV must be submitted by email (Subject: Insert Defence Administration Coordinator position – Your Full Name) as PDF file to by Tuesday 25 September 2018.

Job description

Conditions of Service

Job application sheet

Internships at the Australian Embassy

Applications for 2018 internships have been closed on 31 October 2017.

For your further interest, please refer to the FAQ .


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

The Embassy is an equal opportunity employer and is a smoke-free workplace.