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Security Officer

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Security Services
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do
As a member of the Security team, you will contribute to the provision of a high quality, effective security and protective service, which at all times ensures a secure environment for the Wellington Region including HQ NZDF, HQ JFNZ, NZDF staff, Ministry of Defence (MOD) staff, visitors and others.
You will have the ability to work inside and outside, with a roster focused on providing you with an exceptional work life balance, use of amazing facilities, and a full uniform from head to toe.

What we need
Security professionals who are conversant with Operational Security principles, have experience working in secure environments, and are familiar working with a range of security technology.

Who we are
The Directorate of Defence Security (DDS) comprises seven functional business units: counter intelligence, security compliance and assurance (including Defence Security) , security risk and assurance, security vetting and screening, security policy and the security guard force. Each functional unit contributes a vital role to strengthen the NZDF'S ability to secure its information, people, assets and reputation. DDS provides a sustainable and credible security organisation primarily focused on NZDF's domestic security environment through the provision of a wide range of protective security policies, services, products and advice.

Why Us
We have new opportunities for security professionals who are wanting to take their career to the next level. In return for your knowledge, experience and drive, we can reward you with challenging opportunities working in a supportive, motivated and forward-thinking team and working environment.

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

The remuneration band for this position is $49,937 to $59,216 (inclusive of a 4% employer superannuation contribution and a 25% Salary Loading Payment).

How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Luke Turua on (021) 241 9611, quoting NZDF-1802022.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Friday 2 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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