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Advisor - Police Vetting Service

NZ Police
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Police & emergency services
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Advisor Police Vetting Service

Wellington / Kapiti

Salary Range: $85,829 - $116,123

Permanent, Full Time

Job Requisition: 13455


The New Zealand Police Vetting Service is seeking to appoint an Advisor.


The Police Vetting Service provides information which includes criminal history and other relevant information on potential and current employees, volunteers and vocational trainees that provide care to children and vulnerable members of society.  We also provide criminal history checks for overseas visas and work permits.


As a senior member of the team, you will be responsible for assessing and mitigating the risk to Police in relation to vetting activities ensuring the right of the individual to privacy is balanced against the right of the community to be safe and feel safe.

If you are someone who is challenged in deciphering information and recognising when that same information is incomplete and requires further investigation by yourself or more senior Police personnel, and like making difficult decisions, then this is the role for you!


For full details of this position, please refer to the position description HERE:


For further details of the Police Vetting Service, click HERE


Skills - you will be able to:

• Collect, analyse and disseminate information appropriately to assist with decision making

• Develop and maintain a wide range of positive relationships (internal and external)

• Research, collect and conduct preliminary analysis to identify and highlight any issues/risks

• Provide ongoing support to your team; have a strong team focus

• Interpret and provide advice on government legislation


Experience - you will have:

• Experience conducting research and preliminary analysis • Experience writing clear, succinct and useful documents

• Experience in successfully managing multiple pieces of work, and in managing competing stakeholder demands

• Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to develop reports/presentations to a high standard


Core Competencies - Level 1 Individual Contributor:

• Deliver

• Innovate

• Solve


For more information about Police's core values and competencies, please copy & paste this link into a new browser:


Special Requirements:


•             Applicants must be a citizen of New Zealand or Australia, or a permanent resident of New Zealand


HOW TO APPLY: 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.

If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please email Rachel Dewhurst at or Carol Friday at


Applications close at 5pm on Monday 27th January 2020.

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