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


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

Defence Cooperation Program Administrative Assistant

The successful applicant will report to the Maritime Surveillance Adviser (MSA) and be located at the National Police Maritime Wing Headquarters in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for a range of administrative functions, organisational tasks, financial management, internal and external stakeholder consultation, coordination of travel programs and drafting correspondence.

An attractive salary package commensurate with qualifications will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Please download the full Application Package, including full Duty Statement, and Selection Criteria here.


Australian Grants

The Australian Embassy congratulates the following grant recipients of our Direct Aid Program (DAP) who received funding for projects in their communities to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development:


• Tamil Resource Conservation Trust in Yap - $20,000

• Drought Resistant Farming in Palau - $16,691.99

• Majuro Cooperative School – $15,157.48

• Seinwar Elementary School in Pohnpei - $7,203.04

• Pohnpei Swimming Club - $1,820.00


The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities for up to USD $20,000. The emphasis of the program is addressing basic humanitarian hardships.


Presently, DAP applications with a focus on health, education; poverty alleviation, and/or gender equality are being prioritized. DAP applications can be submitted year-round.


For further details and to apply, click here:





The Australian Embassy in Pohnpei is not currently advertising any vacancies.



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