Australian High Commission
Pakistan
High Commission Address: Constitution Ave and Ispahani Road, Diplomatic Enclave No. 1, Sector G-5/4, ISLAMABAD - Telephone: +92 51 835 5500 - Fax: +92 51 282 0112

About the Australian High Commission in Pakistan

Head of Mission

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan


Vacancies

Visa Processing Officers, Administration/Interpreter Officers and Referral/Integrity Officers
(Immigration and Citizenship Section)

The Australian High Commission is seeking suitably qualified and highly motivated people to fill positions that may become available including Visa Processing Officers, Administration/Interpreter Officers and Referral/Integrity Officers.

Duties and Selection Criteria

Duty statements, selection criteria, guidelines on how to address the selection criteria and guidelines on the selection and recruitment process are available to download from this page.

Duty Statement – LE3 Locally Engaged Visa Processing Officer
Duty Statement – LE3 Locally Engaged Integrity/Referral Case Officer
Duty Statement – LE2 Administrative and Interpreter Assistant
Selection Criteria
Guidelines on Selection Criteria – Information for Applicants
A Guide to the Selection and Recruitment Process

People wishing to apply for these positions must submit the following mandatory requirements:

• A statement addressing each of the selection criteria (maximum of 3 pages).
• A brief CV detailing employment and education history.
• The name and contact details of two referees who have recent knowledge of your work performance.

Important: applications that do not specifically address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview by the Australian High Commission Islamabad.

Successful applicants will be offered either a short term contract or a one-year contract of employment pending business requirements for each of the specific positions. These contracts may be extended subject to meeting performance requirements.

For further enquiries about the positions please contact tracey.squires@dfat.gov.au

Submitting your Application

Please e-mail applications to jobs.ahc-islamabad@dfat.gov.au by midnight Tuesday, 9 June 2015. Late applications will not be considered.

Please specify the job title and your name in the e-mail subject line.


Contact information

Physical Address

Constitution Ave and Ispahani Rd,
Diplomatic Enclave, No. 1
Sector G-5/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

Access

Access to the Diplomatic Enclave in Islamabad, where the High Commission is located, has been restricted by the Pakistani Government for security reasons. Access by bus is from the Diplomatic Shuttle Service located on the 3rd Avenue (University Road) from Murree Road (2km from the Convention Centre). An office has been set up at the bus station to sell tickets and direct customers to the bus.

Access to the High Commission on foot or car is either from the Foreign Office gate entrance on Constitution Avenue, or from the Shams gate entrance on Ispahani Road. Access to the High Commission via foot or car is subject to prior entry clearance, obtained from DPD (Diplomatic Protection Department) through the High Commission.
 

Postal Address

PO Box 1046, Islamabad, Pakistan

Telephone

+92 51 8355 500 (Switchboard)

Fax

+92 51 282 0112 (Admin/Consular)

+92 51 282 0189 (Executive/Political)

+92 51 282 1150 (Immigration)

+92 51 283 2108 (Austrade)

+92 51 282 0418 (Australian AID)

+92 51 282 3686 (Defence)

+92 51 282 1161 (AFP)

+92 51 282 6078 (DTZ)

Email

Information from the public provides important support to the Australian Government in its efforts to maintain the integrity of Australia's borders and immigration programs. If you have relevant information, email immigration.islamabad@dfat.gov.au

Note: Consular and Passport enquiries are for Australian Citizens only and visa enquiries will not be responded to. For all visa enquiries please contact the Immigration enquiries email above.

Opening Hours

The High Commission is open from:

08.00 am to 4.45 pm Monday to Thursday
08.00 am to 12.30 pm Friday

Public Holidays

2015
The Australian High Commission Islamabad will observe following Public Holidays in Year 2015:
Holiday Day Date
NEW YEAR DAY THURSDAY 1 JANUARY 2015
PAKISTAN DAY MONDAY 23 MARCH 2015
GOOD FRIDAY FRIDAY 3 APRIL 2015
EASTER MONDAY MONDAY 6 APRIL 2015
EID-UL-FITR* THURSDAY 16 JULY 2015
EID-UL-FITR* FRIDAY 17 JULY 2015
INDEPENDENCE DAY FRIDAY 14 AUGUST 2015
EID-UL-AZHA* WEDNESDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2015
EID-UL-AZHA* THURSDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2015
MOHARRAM (ASHOURA) FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2015
EID-E-MILAD-UN-NABI * WEDNESDAY 23 DECEMBER 2015
ADDITIONAL DFAT HOLIDAY THURSDAY 24 DECEMBER 2015
CHRISTMAS DAY FRIDAY 25 DECEMBER 2015
BOXING DAY (IN LIEU) MONDAY 28 DECEMBER 2015

Please note that the dates marked (*) are subject to the sighting of the moon.