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Security Officer - Devonport Naval Base

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Security Services
Auckland - Auckland Central
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Are you looking for COMRADESHIP?
Do you have the COURAGE to make the right decision under pressure?
Do you want to work for an employer who has the COMMITMENT to provide you with a great working environment?
We value our security officers and the work they do; if security is your passion we would love for you to join us.
  • Four on & four off rotating roster
  • 25% salary loading payment
  • Stable permanent employment
We really can't talk enough about how incredible our security officers are; or say enough about the valuable contribution they make as part of a wider security team protecting New Zealand's interests.  
What's in it for you if you join us as a Security Officer?
On going training so you will always have the right skills and qualifications for the job, an additional 25% loading on top of your annual salary in recognition of shift work, some great NZDF benefits which also extend to and care for your family, access to a top class on site gym (free!) plus other base facilities, stable permanent employment and even the opportunity to be at the forefront of security technology.
What are we looking for?
An individual with prior security experience preferably in operational security, someone used to shift work and who has a good work ethic combined with life skills. A good degree of physical fitness is required and technology plays a big part in what we do so it's important that you are comfortable using computers and are familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite.

You will be joining a supportive and professional team of dedicated security officers who between them look after multiple NZDF sites.

We operate a rotating four on/four off roster which does include some night shifts however within this pattern you will also work Monday to Friday with weekends off.

The NZDF offers a range of benefits to its employees which includes five weeks holidays, generous sick leave provision, life insurance & income protection insurance (free) and much more.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Steve Evans on 021 0259 3253, NZDF-1802015

Applications close at 5:00pm on Friday 2nd March 2018.

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:
Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

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

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