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Court Custody Authorised Officer, Auckland

NZ Police
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Police & emergency services
Auckland - Auckland
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Court Custody Authorised Officer


New Zealand Police

Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $56,211.00 - $76,051.00

Job Requisition ID 7820



The New Zealand police has a number of vacancies for Authorised Officers in the Waitemata District, Auckland City District and Counties Manukau District Custody and Court units.

The role of the Authorised Officer is to ensure the safe, secure and humane containment and transportation of detainees with in the Police Custody environment. A Custody environment is any location where a person is in police custody, including cells, courtrooms, prisons, hospitals and the transit between locations. 

Authorised Officers are required to calmly and professionally process detainees, monitor their welfare, prepare reports and court documents, update police systems and maintain security.  Their role requires high levels of respect, professionalism and integrity.  

Authorised Officers are expected to use their initiatives to make quick and well considered decisions.  Mental and physical wellbeing are important components of the Authorised Officers role.

As part of the selection process applicants will be required to complete components of the health and fitness requirements that must be met by Police applicants which is the Physical Competency Test (PCT).  For more info visit for more information.


Competencies - Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Partner
  • Solve

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


Remuneration range: $56,211.00 - $76,051.00

The above total remuneration is for full-time (40 hours per week) hours. It will be pro-rated if an employee work for less than 40 hours per week.


Special Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a full New Zealand drivers License and have competence in driving a manual transmission. 
  • Applicants must be a New Zealand or Australian or a New Zealand resident or have a valid New Zealand work visa
  • Applicants must be able to pass the PCT (Physical Competency Test).
  • A typing test must also be passed at 25 wpm or better


Additional Information

  • Several positions available
  • This position is subject to rotation
  • Successful applicant must reside in Auckland

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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief 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, using no more than 650 words for each section.


IMPORTANT: 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.


PLEASE NOTE: 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 contact please contact the Hiring Manager, Senior Sergeant Kim Stewart by email at


Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday, 24 October 2018.



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