Australian High Commission
Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros, Reunion Island (consular)

vacancy consular


Consular and Protocol Officer/Executive Assistant

Applications are invited for the position of Consular and Protocol Officer/Executive Assistant at the Australian High Commission in Port Louis. The position is full-time.

The Australian High Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Consular and Protocol Officer/Executive Assistant will provide high quality executive assistance to the High Commissioner and support the Consul in providing consular assistance to Australian citizens in Mauritius, Madagascar, the Seychelles and the Comoros. Fluency (written and oral) in English and French is essential. The successful applicant will join a small team and must be flexible, have the capacity to work outside standard office hours when required, be willing to travel at short notice and be willing to undertake back-up duties for other locally engaged positions within the High Commission.

The job description and selection criteria for the position are available on the Australian High Commission’s website: Completed applications must adhere to the application requirements specified on the website. Written applications should be uploaded on to the following website: by 1600 hrs on Friday 6 May 2011
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Only short-listed applications will be contacted for an interview.

The successful applicant will be employed on a two year contract subject to an initial probationary period of six months, satisfactory referees’ reports, a satisfactory medical examination, and a satisfactory background check.