About working with us
Job vacancies at the Australian High Commission in Colombo are advertised here.
Locally Engaged Staff (LES) provide essential in-country knowledge, networks and continuity and may work for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) or another Australian Government agency. LES perform a range of functions and play an important role in the Australian Government's work to promote, protect and advance Australia's interests internationally, as well as contributing to economic growth and global stability.
Remuneration and employment conditions are based on Sri Lankan labour laws and Sri Lankan market practice. Prospective applicants need to demonstrate that they are eligible to work by meeting local citizenship or visa requirements.
The Australian High Commission is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce. We are looking for people who share our values and who are as diverse as the community we serve.