Australian High Commission
Port Vila
Vanuatu

About Us

About Us

Head of Mission

 

Ms Jenny Da Rin is the Australian High Commissioner to Vanuatu

Australian Heads of Mission

Opening hours

The High Commission is open from 8.00am to 4:30pm Mondays to Fridays, except on public holidays.

 

Job vacancies

 The Australian High Commission is looking for a Full -time gardener to join our team.  The gardener is responsible for managing all garden areas at the Australian High Commission.

 

About the Position

Under close direction the Gardener maintains the grounds of the Australian High Commission in Port Vila.

 

The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  •  General landscaping, including the maintenance of garden beds and nursery
  •  Maintaining the grounds to a high standard
  •  Managing rubbish removal
  •  Maintaining garden tools and equipment
  •  Washing official vehicles promptly and effectively
  •  Providing support to the Property Team as required.

Qualifications/Experience

  •  Experience maintaining large or complex gardens.
  •  Knowledge of plants and landscaping.

General requirements

  •  Some heavy lifting may be required.

Applicants should be either citizens or residents of Vanuatu. The Australian High Commission is an equal opportunity employer and encourages men and women to apply.

Applications must include:

  •  A one page letter of application.
  •  The name and contact numbers of two referees.

Applications should be addressed to the ‘Human Resources Manager’ and delivered to the Australian High Commission, or emailed to pvla.hrexecsupp@dfat.gov.au.

The closing date for applications is 4.30 pm Friday 5 May 2017.

 

Only applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

Public holidays

The High Commission will be closed on the following days in 2017:

Monday

2 January 2017

 

New Year's Day (in lieu)

Thursday

26 January 2017

 

Australia Day

Monday

6 March 2017

 

Customs Chief's Day (in lieu)

Friday

14 April 2017

 

Good Friday

Monday

17 April 2017

 

Easter Monday

Tuesday

25 April 2017

 

ANZAC Day

Monday

12 June 2017

 

Queen’s Birthday

Monday

24 July  2017

 

Children’s Day

Monday

31 July 2017

 

Independence Day (in lieu)

Wednesday

5 October 2017

 

Constitution Day

Monday

25 December 2017

 

Christmas Day

Tuesday

26 December 2017

 

Boxing Day

Wednesday

27 December 2017

 

Additional DFAT Holiday

Thursday

28 December 2017

 

Additional DFAT Holiday