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Custody Officer

NZ Police
Job Category:
Police & emergency services
Northland - Whangarei
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Custody Officer (2x Positions)

Northland, Whangarei


Salary Range Band E $56,211 - $76,051

Job Requisition ID 2183



Northland Police are looking for two Custody Officers to work with our existing staff in Court Custodial roles, based at Whangarei. The successful applicants will at times work in Courts at Kaikohe and Dargaville. Some Saturday work is required, on rotational basis (approx. one Saturday every 5 - 6 weeks). You will play a significant role in the safe and efficient care of prisoners moving from Police Custody to the Court, then hand over to Corrections agents.



  • Deliver - Level 1 Individual Contributor
  • Communicate - Level 1 Individual Contributor
  • Partner - Level 1 Individual Contributor


To view the description of the above Core Competencies, visit Our Values on our website.


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE - We are looking for team players who can demonstrate the following:

  • Previous employment in a custodial facility is an advantage
  • Able to deal with stressful situations
  • Able to follow standard operating procedures
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • An ability to recognise risk and implement plans to minimise the potential for harm


To view the position description for this role, please click here.



If this position sounds like you, visit our website and select Current vacancies to apply today. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role.


IMPORTANT: Please note that applications received directly through the Government Jobs Website can no longer be considered.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager Steve Dickson by email at STEPHEN.DICKSON@POLICE.GOVT.NZ.

Applications close at 10:59 pm on Tuesday 24th October 2017.

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