Australian Consulate-General
Noumea, New Caledonia
Address: 7th floor of Immeuble Foch, 19 avenue du Marechal Foch, Noumea, New Caledonia - Tel: +687 27 24 14 – Fax: +687 27 80 01


Applications are invited from persons interested in the position of Part-time Property/IT/Archivist Officer at the Australian Consulate-General, Noumea.

The duty statement and the selection criteria for the position are below.

Applications addressing the selection criteria for the position (including a resume) should be submitted to the Human Resources Manager, Australian Consulate-General, BP 22, 98845 NOUMEA CEDEX or by email to by COB 13 December 2012.


Duty Statement

1. Manage property matters for the Consulate and official residences including inventories and asset maintenance programs;

2. As IT officer - perform the role of Local Area Network Administrator and Post System Administrator;

3. As Post archivist – document management, plan and organise systems (electronic and hard copy) and procedures for the safekeeping of records and historically valuable documents; manage the storage of records; dispose of records as necessary;

4. Perform a wide range of administrative and other duties as required.

General requirements

• Employment is conditional upon granting of appropriate Australian government security clearance*

• Fluency in oral and written English is essential and fluency in French is an advantage

• High level skills in use of IT applications and internet are essential

• Due to the small nature of the mission, applicant must be flexible and willing to perform a wide range of tasks not necessarily listed above. The successful candidate may be required to rotate into other roles from time to time, depending on business requirements

* Persons holding dual French nationality may not be eligible for a security clearance for this position.

Selection Criteria

• Demonstrated ability to attend to property issues

• High level oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive and confidential matters appropriately

• Demonstrated level of proficiency in IT management

• Knowledge of the theory and practice of Australian government archiving arrangements

• Ability to maintain physical and computerised filing systems

• Willingness to attend relevant training courses