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Legal & courts
Auckland - Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description


Auckland Region

Multiple Positions Available

Permanent, Full Time

Salary Range $73,393.00 - $112,741.00

Job Requisition 10554



New Zealand Police are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Police Prosecution Service (PPS) as a Prosecutor, based in the Auckland Metropolitan area.

Are you looking for a structured career pathway with training and development opportunities at all levels? With PPS you will gain a sound knowledge of prosecution processes including advocacy, knowledge of the Law and court practices.

In addition, this role will allow you to refine and build on your transferable people skills.

You will be part of a diverse group of Constabulary prosecutors, Police Employee lawyers, and support and managerial staff.  Dependent on your level of experience and knowledge at entry you will be involved in various out-of-court case management processes, such as file analysis, writing submissions, and liaising with police investigators and defence counsel.

In addition, you will be involved with courtroom advocacy, ranging from first appearance courts through to Judge alone Trials and sentencings hearings.

Your knowledge and understanding of key New Zealand statutes, such as the Criminal Procedure Act, Bail Act, and Evidence Act, combined with your desire and motivation to present well-constructed and compelling prosecution cases, will enable you to undertake a vital role in the Criminal Justice Sector and in the operationalisation of New Zealand Police's strategy.

To be selected for an interview your application will need to demonstrate knowledge, experience and ability covering the following technical skills and competencies:


Technical Skills

  • Sound understanding of prosecution and court processes; and
  • Proven ability to communicate persuasively and convey information in a clear, concise and logical manner; and
  • Proven ability to listen effectively in order to provide appropriate responses under pressure in a face to face setting; and
  • Proven ability to analyse complex information accurately and to produce articulate written responses or submissions.


Special Requirements

  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident


Competencies, Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Deliver

Competencies, Level 2 Team Manager/Leader

  • Solve
  • Communicate


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


Additional Information:

  • Several positions are available
  • Successful applicants must reside in Auckland


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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today!



Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.



If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


If you have any questions about this vacancy please email the panel chair Connie Bradfield-Williams, District Prosecution Manager at


Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 23 July 2019.


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