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Fingerprint Administrator

NZ Police
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Waikato - Hamilton
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Fingerprint Administrator


Police Employee

6 Months Fixed Term

Salary Range $44,128.00 - $59,704.00

Job Requisition 10894



Are you interested in working in the New Zealand Police Fingerprint Section? A part time, 20 hours a week, six (6) month fixed term temporary contract, is offered for a Fingerprint Administrator within the Hamilton Fingerprint Section based in the Hamilton Central Police Station. The Hamilton Fingerprint Section are part of the National Fingerprint Service Centre and provide specialist services to the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Eastern Policing Districts. 

This position involves providing administration support services to the Fingerprint Section, and our internal and external customers. You will be required to deliver a high standard of reception, data entry and administrative tasks. You will be supporting a busy forensic office by providing a rapid turn-around time on administration services and exercising sound judgement at all times to help the team deliver a service to the communities we serve.   

Our team members are scene attending forensic specialists so the successful candidate will be able to cope with and process secondary exposure to details, images or discussions of a graphic nature. You will require a level of emotional maturity to work in this environment.


Skills - The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate efficient, effective and timely administrative support in the following areas: 

  • Providing front counter services as first point of contact in the Fingerprint Section and dealing with all contacts in a friendly outgoing manner.
  • Receiving, assessing and dealing with incoming mail, telephone and email enquiries.
  • Receiving, assessing, and distribution of incoming casework include crime scene exhibits, to established workflows.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in typing and excellent data entry skills with a high level of accuracy.
  • Distributes reports notifying relevant areas of casework results in a timely, consistent and professional manner. 
  • Demonstrates highly accurate filing and record-keeping systems with experience in office information management.
  • Uses discretion appropriately when dealing with confidential matters or Sensitive matters.
  • Able to establish, develop and maintain constructive working relationships with people both internal and external.


Competences - Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Partner


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



Special requirements - The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following special requirement for this role:

  • Familiarity with Police ICT system, including NIA and MyPolice.
  • Strong competency with computer applications namely Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), Microsoft Exchange Outlook and Adobe.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports as required.
  • Able to take on additional taskings and projects as required.
  • Be of reasonable fitness as the job may involve some lifting and carrying from time to time.


Additional Information

  • 6 Months fixed term
  • Successful applicant must reside in the Hamilton area



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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 Darc Swan at 


Applications close at 5pm, Thursday 29 August 2019.

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