All vacant diocesan positions are listed on this page. Parishes and Anglican organisations are welcome to advertise here, too.

Some Tasmanian organisations operating under the auspices of the Anglican Church also advertise vacant positions on their own websites:

Positions vacant

Diocesan Accountant

Applications are invited for the position of Diocesan Accountant. This is a full-time position based in the Hobart CBD.

Click here for the Position Description.

Applications addressing the core skills and including a CV and three referees may be emailed to registrar@anglicantas.org.au or mailed to:

Director of Business Services/Registrar
Anglican Diocese of Tasmania
GPO Box 748
Hobart TAS 7001

Enquiries may be directed to registrar@anglicantas.org.au or telephone (03) 6220 2019.

Closing date for applications 19 December 2016.


Curate - Parish of St George's Battery Point

Applications are invited for this full-time position in Battery Point, Hobart, which is close to the waterfront and the CBD.

Who we are looking for?

  • Someone with a deep love for God and God's people
  • Someone with a willingness to try new things
  • Someone who enjoys relating to young people and enthusing them in following Jesus
  • Someone with capacity to recruit and support other members of the congregational to work in children’s ministry
  • Someone with the desire to work as part of the ministry team at St George’s growing our ministry to children and youth, and their ministry to others.
  • Someone with a willingness to work with people of diverse Christian backgrounds.

Click here for further information. If you would like to know more contact Revd Victor Shaw on 0424 230 579 or email victor@stgeorgesbatterypoint.org or visit the website at www.stgeorgesbatterypoint.org

Applications close 15 December 2016


Priest in Charge/Rector, Parish of St John's Launceston

Applications are invited for this full-time position based close to Launceston CBD.

Click here for the Parish Profile. Applications should address the competencies as set out on page 14 of the Parish Profile and sent, together with a CV, to:

Robert Wallace
Director of Business Services/Registrar
GPO Box 748
Hobart TAS 7001

Email: registrar@anglicantas.org.au

Enquiries/requests for further information may be directed to registrar@anglicantas.org.au in the first instance.

Closing date for applications is 9 December 2016.


Anglican Health & Welfare - Children's Chaplain

The Anglican Church is seeking to appoint a half-time children's chaplain to work as part of the chaplaincy team at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

The applicant we are seeking will be a mature, active member of a faith community. Any prior learning and/or experience in fields such as health, social work, psychology, counselling, pastoral care etc. will be favourably considered. Applicants will be expected to undergo a thorough security and medical check and to undertake a course of Clinical Pastoral Education. It is preferable that the half-time commitment is spread over five weekdays but this is not a hard and fast requirement.

A full Position Description and salary information is available from the Secretary by phoning 03 6220 2019 or by email to registrar@anglicantas.org.au.

Applications in writing, including contact details for at least three referees, should be received by 1 December 2016 at GPO Box 748 HOBART TAS 7001 or attached as a Word document and sent to registrar@anglicantas.org.au


Church Planter - The Diocese of Tasmania

We are seeking a full-time Church Planter to work in partnership with the Bishop, Edge Anglican Church Claremont, and the Bush Church Aid Society to grow a new expression of church life in Brighton, a fast growing community on the northern edge of Greater Hobart. The successful candidate will join the Staff Team at Edge Anglican, Claremont, while being specifically responsible for establishing a new Anglican congregation in Brighton, including raising up a new leadership team.

We are looking for a person gifted in the following:

  • Implementing a strong gospel-centred and contextually sensitive vision in Brighton
  • Leading and discipling a group of people who will form the initial Launch Team of the plant
  • Recruiting and training leaders to do the work of the ministry (Eph. 4:12)
  • Overseeing leaders, volunteers and (in time) staff
  • Regularly preaching and teaching across the various Edge congregations
  • Vision casting and fundraising
  • Liaising with the Edge Leadership regarding finance and legal matters
  • Working closely with the Edge rector as the direct supervisor
  • Working to lead the new Brighton plant to be an self-supporting Anglican parish.

Click here to see the position description. Applications to be sent to the Revd Stephen Savage.

Click here to view the ad on the Parish webpage.

Closing date:  As soon as possible.


Opportunities to Serve

The Diocese of Tasmania has entered an exciting new stage of life and ministry under the leadership of Bishop Richard Condie. A variety of ministry opportunities are open and we are seeking Gospel leaders to join us in God’s Mission in Tasmania.

We have a mixture of full and part-time positions, some in rural, remote and regional locations, and others in Hobart and Launceston. See below for more information.

We are seeking Rectors, a Church Planter, a Rural Missioner, a Community Outreach worker, and other gospel minded workers.

The Diocese has a positive vision for confident disciple-making, and has many gospel opportunities. We are committed to training, supporting and growing our ministry leaders.

Circular Head: A bountiful farming district around the town of Smithton in North-West Tasmania, is seeking a full-time missional leader to work in partnership with the Bishop and Parish to build new ministry.

Brighton: A fast growing community on the northern edge of Greater Hobart is seeking a full-time Church Planter to work in partnership with the Bishop, Parish and the Bush Church Aid Society to grown a new expression of church life.

Deloraine: Rural Tasmanian life at its best, thirty minutes from Launceston. A northern parish seeking to appoint a fulltime Priest in Charge to guide the next stage of parish life.

King Island: A partnership with the Bush Church Aid Society. Isolated people seeking your help in reaching the islanders for Christ.

Furneaux: A cluster of islands with ministry based on Flinders Island in the North East of Tasmania. Another partnership with BCA.

Holy Trinity Launceston: An iconic Launceston faith community in the orthodox Anglo-Catholic tradition.

Lindisfarne: The classic suburban parish seeking a Priest in Charge to serve the people of these eastern shore suburbs of Hobart, and to reach young families in the area.

St John’s Launceston: A strong growing evangelical parish seeking a strategic team leader as Rector.

Northern Midlands: A rural Parish based in northern midlands town of Campbell Town, seeking a part-time missional leader. This is an opportunity for bi-vocational ministry to these rural communities.

Enabling Ministry: An opportunity exists for a mature and experienced minister to serve as enabler of a cluster of parish ministry teams in northern Tasmania operating in our pattern of ministry known as Enabler Supported Ministry.

Parish Director of Ministry: One of our larger southern Hobart parishes is seeking to appoint a senior associate to bring coordination to the extensive operations of the Parish. This position is a strategic partnership with the Senior Minister.

Community and Youth Ministry Development Worker: The Parish of Northside in the northern suburbs of Hobart has created this exciting position to develop fresh ministry in this community.

Ulverstone Children’s and Family Outreach Worker: Ulverstone, on the coast of North West Tasmania, is keen to pursue new ministry to the youth and families of their district. This full-time position is an exciting development for the Parish.

If you’d like any information about these opportunities please contact Mr Paul Cavanough, the Diocesan Director of Ministry Services.

paul.cavanough@anglicantas.org.au  Tel: 0417 317 462