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Consular/ Administration/ Accounting Clerk at the Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne

Position Details:
Job title: Consular/ Administration/ Accounting Clerk
Employment status: Full time
Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00-17:00 (weekend and after hours work may be required for special events.)
Recess: 1 hour (13:00-14:00)
Annual salary range: Commensurate with experience
Employment period: Two years (including a six-month trial period), subject to further renewal upon agreement by both parties

Job Description:
1. Assistance with Consular services (Passports, Family register, Certificates, Visas, Overseas Voting and Assisting Japanese nationals)
2. Assistance with accounting
3. Assistance with administration
4. Assistance with reception duties
5. Handling of telephone enquiries
6. Other duties as required, including those of other sections

Qualifications and Skills:
1.Applicants must be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident (Including Visa Sub Class 820 and 309)
2. Basic Microsoft Office and typing skills
3. Excellent command of both English and Japanese (Writing & Spoken, JLPT N1 equivalent)
4. Be able to travel (overnight) to South Australia/ Tasmania a few times a year
5. Demonstrated communication and administrative skills
6. Ability to perform effectively and cooperatively within a team environment
7. Professional telephone manner
8. Availability to work on weekends and after hours to cope with unexpected incidents
9. Ability to carry heavy items
10. Holding an Australian full driver's licence

Desired Attributes:
1. Accounting skills
2. Confident with driving

Application Details:
Applications close on Friday 28 September 2018, however please submit your police check by Friday 14 September 2018

Applications must include resume (both Japanese and English), Australian police check (Name only) issued within the last 6 months, a copy of your passport and a copy of your visa status if you are not an Australian citizen. Please ensure the following information is included:
1. First, Middle and last names as well as any other names used
2. Current address and contact number
3. Australian residency status
4. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
5. License, skills, training, experience (if any)
6. English and Japanese language skills
7. Work experience
8. Education

Mail to:    Recruitment
               Consular and Visa Section
               Consulate-General of Japan
               Level 25, 570 Bourke St
               Melbourne VIC 3000

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.