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Security Advisor

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Security Services
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Manawatu - Wanganui
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do
An exciting opportunity has opened up in the Security Section of Linton Regional Support Centre Group (LRSC) based at Linton Military Camp.
The purpose of the position is to assist in the management of security within the Linton Military Camp Defence Area which includes perimeter security and the management of the security systems.  In addition the role promotes and assists with security advice, policy, compliance, security awareness and security education for the Linton Military Camp Defence Area.
What we need
We are seeking someone who possesses proven working knowledge of security processes, standards and regulations, including perimeter, information and communications security.
Combining your proven staff management skills, along with sound knowledge in employee administration processes including roster management, you will have the skills to succeed in all areas of this role. 

You will need to possess excellent communication skills enabling you to communicate with all ranks within NZDF and also with civilian and contractor management.

We are looking for a person who is highly organised and has excellent verbal and written communication skills and is also a team player while having the ability to work unsupervised. Because of the nature of the role, our ideal candidate will be trustworthy and able to maintain integrity and confidentiality in the handling of personal and sensitive information.

You will have a minimum three years of recent experience in middle management of a security controlled environment within a large complex multifunction organisation. 

Who we are

Linton Regional Support Centre (LRSC), in conjunction with other NZDF agencies and contractors, provides a range of customer focused, non-operational garrison support services to NZDF units.  Support services include but are not limited to logistic support to VIPs and visiting groups, co-ordination of key events/activities, management of training facilities and resources, provision of welfare services, and advice on safety and security.  LRSC also provides selected services and support to civilian agencies.

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 
LRSC are a small and supportive team who are passionate about the work they do and how they contribute to the wider organisation. 

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 visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Lawrence Colvin on (06) 351 9616. 
Applications close on Sunday 21 July 2019.

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:
High 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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