Employment Opportunities


Residence Team Member

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The Embassy of Japan is seeking a mature, responsible person to work at the Ambassador’s residence.

1 Duties may include, but are not limited to: 
  • Preparation and upkeep of private quarters (housekeeping)
  • Preparation and upkeep of official Kitchen (assisting Chef) 
  • Duties associated with official functions (including setting up, serving food and drinks etc.)
  • Liaising with appropriate sections of the Embassy.
  • Answering phones and emails
 2 Requirements for this position include:  
  • Must have citizenship, permanent residency or a similar visa to work in Australia
  • Integrity including honesty and high ethical standards
  • Good communication skills including the ability to listen carefully and ask right questions to gain clarification
  • Reliability including good time-keeping
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to meet performance standards without supervision
  • Commitment
  • Adaptability to Japanese cultural ways
  • Demonstrated capacity to promote Embassy work ethics, and work effectively in a team environment
  • Well presented
  • Physical stamina and mobility with ability to lift required loads (to OH&S requirements)
  • Occasional extended working hours
3 Desirable knowledge and experience:
  • Experience in domestic/kitchen duties and hospitality
  • Planning and organising function in conjunction with other team members
  • Knowledge of cleaning products, techniques and methods
  • Ironing skills
  • The Embassy of Japan, as an organisation of the Japanese Government, will not employ those who simultaneously hold both Japanese citizenship and the citizenship of another country/other countries. If this applies to the successful candidate, they will be required to take the necessary steps to change their citizenship status to reflect this.
  • For further information regarding the position, please contact the Administrative Section on admin@cb.mofa.go.jp. Due to the high number of candidates, only successful applicants will be contacted.


Applications should be submitted through seek.com by close of business 3 January 2023. 

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