Administration Officer - Gisborne at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Gisborne (Te Tai Rawhiti)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Put your super Administration skills to great use and join an organisation that makes a real difference to your community!
Every week Corrections staff get up and come to work in an environment of high risk and high reward. We are privileged to have the chance to make a positive difference for people on community sentences and the New Zealand public.
We are currently looking for Administration Officers to join our team based at the Gisborne Community Corrections office, on full-time, permanent basis.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
This is an opportunity to be part of a great organisation where you will support the Community Corrections team. A large part of the role is made up of front-line reception duties. This will be communicating directly with people in our management who are serving community sentences and working with our Probation Officers.
Other key responsibilities involve a wide range of administrative services including;
- Liaising with organisations and services we work with
- Processing files
- Preparing documents for court
- Purchasing materials
- Record management and ensuring correspondence, reports and other documentation meet Department timelines and standards
- Provide administration support across a varied team by co-ordinating meetings, external stakeholders relationships and filing
In this busy role you will enjoy working collaboratively as one team in a challenging and fast paced environment, be able to multitask, remain adaptable, follow and adhere to policies and procedures, and have sound judgement in prioritising tasks and activities to meet deadlines.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
For this role, it is important that you highlight your experiences and skills in your CV and cover letter. The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate:
- Good knowledge of office administration
- Resilience when dealing with difficult situations in changing environments and a pragmatic approach to problem solving
- The ability to organise effectively, be adaptable, multi-task and meet deadlines
- Excellent customer facing and communication skills will be required to participate in Reception roster as required
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Good knowledge of computer software and database systems including Microsoft office suite (Word, Outlook Excel) is preferred, with the ability to learn new systems
You will need a full New Zealand driver licence for this role.
If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for and can hit the ground running, then we would love to hear from you!
The salary range for this role is $46,429 - $55,203 and progression is dependent of required competency levels. The work profile for this position is Monday to Friday, working a 40hr week.
Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, New Zealand Resident Permit holder, Australian citizen or an Australian resident who holds a current Australian Resident Return Visa.
Mō mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5).
It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) by the closing date of Sunday 1 August 2021 (11pm NZST) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at email@example.com.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Location:||Gisborne (Te Tai Rawhiti)|
|Attachment:||Administration Officer job description - Community Corrections.pdf (PDF, 35KB)
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