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Avionics Squadron Administrative Assistant - Whenuapai

NZ Defence Force
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Auckland - Helensville
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

  • Great entry level admin role – 6 month fixed term opportunity
  • Join a supportive and social team
  • Gain some unique experience

What you will do

The purpose of the position is to provide effective and efficient administrative services and co-ordination to Avionics Squadron Headquarters and Auckland based squadron personnel.

What we need

We are seeking a person who wants to establish their career and get a grounding in NZDF. In saying this we know this is a very busy and varied role and there is lots to learn however you will be working within a very supportive team who enjoy the work they do and create a great working atmosphere.

You will already have a couple of years of administration experience under your belt and you see this role as the next step in your career. You will need to have some really good computer skills specifically in the Microsoft Office Suite and be happy and willing to learn.

As mentioned this is a busy role where you will be able to put your exceptional organisational and time management skills to good use. Demonstrating initiative and enthusiasm you are customer service focused and always happy to go the extra mile.

Being a confident communicator you are able to liaise at all levels across NZDF building good working relationships as you do so. Within this role you can also have your say when it comes to continuous improvement.

Who we are

The Avionics Squadron is responsible for providing maintenance, technical and engineering services, and capability development of Avionics systems in support of New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) air operations.

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

This is an excellent opportunity to join NZDF at ground level and start to establish your administration career within a dynamic and unique environment.

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 use the Contact Us button to email us quoting NZDF1803021. 

Applications close at 5pm on 22/03/2018.

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:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR

  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

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

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