About the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs
The Department of Home Affairs (HA) is responsible for leading centrally co-ordinated strategy, policy and capabilities in relation to national security, law enforcement, immigration and customs, emergency management, countering terrorism, cyber security, countering foreign interference, critical infrastructure protection, multi-cultural affairs, social cohesion, countering violent extremism, and transport security. Home Affairs contributes to achieving three principal government outcomes of strong national security, a strong economy and a prosperous and cohesive society.
The Department of Home Affairs at the Australian High Commission New Delhi is Australia’s largest overseas visa processing office. This team is responsible for delivering a wide range of temporary and permanent visas, in addition to limited types of citizenship services, across India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
About the Position
Visa Officer As are senior locally engaged staff within Immigration Visa Services and they assess visa and/ or citizenship applications, undertake verification checks and/ or assist with investigations. They work under the direction of a Team Leader and may be expected to provide some leadership, to assist the Team Leader in the operational management of the team. Visa Officer As know and uphold Home Affairs values, the LES Code of Conduct and other relevant professional codes of ethics and practice WHS requirements.
For more detailed information please view the Position Description.
Subject to the successful completion of six months probationary period, satisfactory medical check and background verification, the successful applicant/s will be offered at least a three year contract. The successful applicant will be expected to commence duty within one month of being advised of the selection for the position.
Commitment to diversity
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.
Note: Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to each applicant. We endeavour to respond to applicants of interest within a period of three to four weeks from the application closing date. If you are not requested to attend an interview, please assume that your application has not been successful.
Only candidates who complete their application online will be considered. Email applications are not accepted.
All queries relating to job applications should be directed to [email protected].