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IT Instructor - Devonport

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
IT & computing
Auckland - Takapuna
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

  • Experienced and skilled in Microsoft, VMWare and CCNA
  • Join a professional, collaborative and friendly team

  • Fixed term appointment to 30 November 2019.

As an integral part of the NZDF's IT Academy you will be involved in delivering a variety of IT courses.

What you will do

This role is responsible for coordinating and delivering IT Training in Microsoft/ VMWare, CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA security and CCNA Cyber Operations to NZDF personnel.

Along with the delivery of the pre-prepared syllabus you'll be working alongside your colleagues sharing your IT expertise to design and develop practical learning tasks and activities as well as conducting assessments and reporting on progress.  

What we need

We are looking for someone who has strong knowledge and experience in designing, installing and troubleshooting Cisco, Microsoft, Linux and VMware infrastructure and holds a CCNA Routing and Switching certification with the ability to gain CCNA Security and CCNA Cyber Ops on the job.

Ideally you will have teaching or instructional experience and hold a formal qualification in this area. We welcome applications from individuals who have experience as a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor. To the right person we can offer on the job training in this area and have a wealth of professional development opportunities available at NZDF.  

You'll have strong communication and interpersonal skills which enable you to build rapport with all stakeholders easily and people will enjoy being part of your class because you have a knack for presenting content in interesting ways. With your excellent planning and organisational skills and ability to find innovative solutions you have the ability to provide quality training and learning opportunities.

Who we are

Support Training Flight (STF) is a sub unit of Logistics Training Squadron (LTS). STF is responsible for the delivery of Logistics, AIR CIS, NZDF ITA and Air Movements trade training by providing personnel with the knowledge and skills to operate within the RNZAF logistics environment. STF is also responsible for the delivery of selected trade post-graduate training courses.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.  

Why Us

NZDF's IT Academy is a great place to work with a fantastic team culture. We offer entitlements of up to 5 weeks leave per year, access to a variety of discounts including health and life insurance, training and study assistance programmes.  And much more!  

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF.    

 How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to ‘Apply Online', please use the links on this page. For further information, please contact Ryan Charles on 03 577 1606.

Applications close at 5.00p.m on  26/02/2018.

Please quote NZDF-1802016 in all correspondence.

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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