Permanent Mission of Australia
to the United Nations
New York


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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - UN Policy Support Officer - PN Temp

  • Non ongoing, Ad Hoc -12 months
  • USD$50,303 - $55,523 per annum, paid hourly
  • New York, United States of America

About the position

This is a locally engaged staff position at an overseas Australian Diplomatic Mission.

This entry level position is designed to provide exposure and engagement in work across the Australian Mission and UN including the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Security Council. Policy Support Officers represent the Australian Government in a formal capacity and in an international environment.  

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Work Authorisation Requirements

Applicants for this position must apply for a G-1 visa on the basis of an offer of employment if they do not already fall into one of the employment eligibility categories below:

  • Australian Citizen with permanent residency (Green Card holder)
  • Already in possession of a G-1 Spousal Visa
G-1 visas are valid for 5 years and are renewable provided you are still gainfully employed in your position.

 Additional Information

This position requires a probity check to be completed. Employment in the advertised position is dependent on the employee having or acquiring a valid DFAT probity check. Probity checks can take some time to process, and employment cannot be commenced until an appropriate check is confirmed. There is no guarantee that the successful candidate for the position will be successful in obtaining a probity check. The inability to obtain a probity check prevents that applicant from being employed and loss of a probity check at any time will lead to termination of employment.
Further information about engagement as a locally engaged staff member can be found at Employment Opportunities on the Australia in the USA website.

Contact Information

All enquiries about the position and the application process should be directed to [email protected]

Please do not submit applications directly to this email address, as they will not be considered.



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