Working for British High Commission Wellington

General information

The British High Commission in Wellington and its Consulate-General in Auckland are keen to recruit outstanding people to join their team.

We are an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce, and valuing difference.

Civil Services Competences and the selection process

Selection is based on the overall suitability of the candidate against the skills, qualifications, and competences required in the position, as may be demonstrated by applicants through the application form and the interview. The specific requirements for each position can be found in the job advertisement. We recommend all applicants to understand the Civil Service competences before applying for any role and in preparation for interviews.

Competences A1 L (PDF, 171KB, 8 pages)

Competences A2 L (PDF, 171KB, 8 pages)

Competences B3 L (PDF, 172KB, 8 pages)

Competences C4 L (PDF, 175KB, 8 pages)

Competences C5 L (PDF, 176KB, 8 pages)

Competences D6 L (PDF, 177KB, 8 pages)

Competences D7 L (PDF, 177KB, 8 pages)

Competences S1 S2 S3 (PDF, 161KB, 6 pages)

International Competences (PDF, 172KB, 9 pages)

Job application form (MS Word Document, 147KB)

Current work opportunities

If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British High Commission in Wellington or its Consulate-General in Auckland or one of the other UK delegations, UKTI offices, other government departments or consulates in New Zealand, please visit the FCO Local Staff vacancies website.

To filter the search for current vacancies, use the “Country/Territory” field on the left of the page and select the country you wish to search.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Staff recruited locally are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.