Australian Embassy
Federated States of Micronesia;
Republic of the Marshall Islands; Republic of Palau

 

JOB VACANCIES

 

The Australian Embassy in Pohnpei is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons to apply for the following two positions:

 

Administrative Officer (Property)

The successful applicant will report to the Senior Administrative Officer (SAO). The Property Officer is responsible for the management of the Australian Embassy property portfolio to ensure the Australian Embassy office, staff residences, facilities, equipment, furnishings and official vehicles are safe, well-maintained and reliable.

Salary: USD 16,140 to USD 19,000 Contract: 2 years

Please download the full Application Package, including full Duty Statement, and Selection Criteria for the Administrative Officer (Property) position HERE.

 

Personal Assistant

The successful applicant will work as the Personal Assistant to the Ambassador, and organize administrative functions, public diplomacy events, have direct contact with local and regional authorities, arrange official travel programs and draft correspondence.

Salary: USD 16,140 to USD 19,000 Contract: 2 years

Please download the full Application Package, including full Duty Statement, and Selection Criteria, for the Personal Assistant position HERE.

 

Australian Grants

The Australian Embassy in Pohnpei is currently offering Direct Aid Program (DAP) grants. The grants are for community-run projects in Palau, the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia focused on addressing basic needs in the areas of health, education, gender equality and poverty reduction.

 

Applications for DAP grants can be submitted anytime during the year. For further details and to apply, click here: http://fsm.embassy.gov.au/phpi/110110.html

 

 

AUSTRALIA DAY

Thursday 26 January 2017

 

 

The Australian Embassy in Pohnpei celebrated Australia Day on Thursday 26 January with over 150 guests. After a formal Sakau ceremony, Youth 4 Change choir sang the Australian and FSM national anthems. Ambassador George Fraser addressed the crowd with a speech focused on the importance of equality and justice, human rights issues, and Australia’s campaign for the Human Rights Council for 2018. Ambassador Fraser highlighted Australia’s many innovative contributions to the world including the black box recorder, Wi-Fi, and the inflatable escape slide for airplanes. He then proposed a toast to the President, Government and People of the Federated States of Micronesia. FSM Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr Samson Pretrick, responded to Ambassador Fraser by highlighting Australia’s contributions to the FSM in the areas of maritime surveillance, scholarships and grants, and proposed a toast to the Queen and the People of Australia.