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Casual Security Guard

NZ Defence Force
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Security Services
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Manawatu - Wanganui
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Job Description

The remuneration for this position is $24.53 per hour, inclusive of 4% superannuation contribution, plus 10% holiday pay!!

The New Zealand Defence Force is looking for a casual security officer to join us in March 2019 with an exceptional level of frontline customer service related experience to work in an environment that requires the highest level of awareness, whilst dealing with customer contact every inch of the way. If you can commit to working as part of a team but have the ability to make the right decision when required, then you are the person we are looking for.

As a Casual Security Officer with the Linton Military Camp Security Section you will work as and when required to provide security services for all units within Camp. This includes entry/exit gate enforcements at the Camp entrance and control room duties. You will be responsible for conducting foot and vehicle patrols, checks of buildings, and monitoring and responding to Intruder Detection Systems and CCTV.

Applicants will need to have:

  • An excellent level of frontline customer service related experience.

  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and verbal English language skills.

  • The ability to work a range of shifts including nights, weekends and public holidays.

  • The ability to work as a part of a team or by yourself and make decisions in the absence of management.

  • A valid full class one New Zealand Driver Licence for manual vehicles with no restrictions.

  • A good level of eyesight, hearing and physical fitness. You may be required to pass a physical test as part of our recruitment process.

  • A good level of experience with computers including the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

If you enjoy working as part of a team, can commit to working a 24 hour rotating roster and have excellent customer service and computer skills, don't hesitate, apply now!

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website or use the links on this page.

Further information regarding the role please contact Louise Tregoweth on 021 917 489 quoting NZDF-1902032.

Applications close on Monday April 29 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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