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Vetting Officer

NZ Police
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description



Vetting Officer

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters

Band C shift

5 permanent positions

Job Requisition ID 6961


By working for New Zealand Police you'll be joining thousands of others who are collectively working towards the shared mission of making New Zealand the safest country. There are a huge range of roles within New Zealand Police and an amazingly diverse group of people working within them.

We are a unique team based at Police National Headquarters who carry out vital identity and background checks on behalf of Police, other Government agencies, approved agencies that care for the young and vulnerable within society, Interpol and other overseas authorities.


If you are a motivated individual who seeks to go above and beyond what is required to provide excellent customer service, are a real team player and are adaptable and flexible in your approach to work then this will be an excellent opportunity for you.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full reference check prior to any offer of employment being made.


You will possess the following skills and experience:

Demonstrates an ability to produce quality data entry with an emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.

Demonstrates an ability to analyse information and draw appropriate conclusions.

Demonstrates experience working with Microsoft office in a work or study setting.


Competencies – You will demonstrate the following:

Communicate Level 1 - Individual Contributor

Solve Level 1 - Individual Contributor

Deliver Level 1- Individual Contributor


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:

Hours of work are Monday to Friday on a rotating eight hours shift system comprising day hours (worked between 0600 to 1800) and approximately 5 late shifts per 4 week period (hours currently set at 1400 - 2200).The roster system may be subject to change for operational requirements.


Successful applicant must reside in Wellington



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To apply for this job, please visit and enter job requisition number 6961

Please note: Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our Career Website. 


You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides an account of your relevant 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, no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section.


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


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'd like to find out more about this role please contact the hiring manager Tee Mataio via email


Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 24 July 2018



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