The Australian High Commission in Port of Spain is seeking to recruit suitable applicants for the
CONSULAR/PASSPORTS, BACK UP LOCAL
AREA NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR OFFICER,
BACK UP DIRECT AID PROGRAM OFFICER
The starting salary will be $9,000.00 per month. Other benefits include Health Insurance, Annual
Bonus and a Performance Bonus. The Consular/Passports, LANA will report to the Senior
Administrative Officer and provide a high level of consular and passport service to Australian
nationals in the Caribbean, maintain passport and consular information systems and local
network/server administration. This position will be a permanent position with a 6 month probationary
period within Trinidad & Tobago.
Provide passport services to Australian citizens including passport interviews of applicants, and
accurate processing of applications in accordance with the Australian Passport Act 2005. As well
as general passport enquires.
Maintenance of passport records, and regular archiving of passport applications and
Respond to consular enquires from members of the public, including counter, telephone and
Provide consular assistance to Australian citizens, timely advice and reporting on consular cases.
Liaise with Trinidad and Tobago authorities, officials and agencies.
Respond to general enquiries and information requests.
Carry out the function of back up post LAN administration and manage MIS systems
Act as back-up for Direct Aid Program Officer
Petty cash officer
Other duties as may be determined from time to time.
Key Selection Criteria:
Applicants must provide a statement of claims, not exceeding two pages in total, addressing
the selection criteria below. Only applications which include the above documentation will be
considered. In order to manage the recruitment process efficiently, only applicants who are
successfully short-listed for interview will be contacted.
The ability to undertake consular and passport services including providing consular assistance
to Australian citizens and the processing of passport applications.
A high level of interpersonal skills with a client service focus and the ability to deal with difficult
situations, including consular crises.
The ability to prioritize tasking and manage workflow in a high pressure environment, often within
The ability to work cooperatively, efficiently and flexibly as a member of a small team. The ability
to communicate effectively at all levels.
Formal qualifications or recent relevant experience in accounting and ICT service delivery and
LAN administration is highly desirable.
Experience in program management or ability to acquire it.
Applicants should send resumes and statements that address the above criteria to:
Ms. Sian d’Abadie
firstname.lastname@example.org or 625-1588 (fax)
Job code ref # Vacancy for Consular/Passports Officer
Closing date for submission of applications: February 17, 2012
EVE ANDERSON ASSOCIATES LTD
143 Edward Street, Port of Spain