For information about employment opportunities as a Locally Engaged Staff member at an Australian Diplomatic Mission, please explore the following pages:

Terms and conditions of employment 

Applying for a vacancy

Living in Washington DC

Current vacancies

For current vacancies, and how to apply for vacancies at Australian Diplomatic Missions in the United States, Canada, Colombia, and Trinidad and Tobago: 

Current opportunities - local engagements 

Please note all closing dates and times reflect Australian Eastern Standard Time/Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEST/ADST).

Temporary employment

The Embassy of Australia is currently soliciting interest from persons available to work in temporary positions.


Internships are also available in a number of areas across of the Australian Embassy and Consulates.