Administrator - New Zealand Parole Board at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Partner with the New Zealand Parole Board & leverage your administrative expertise
- Full-time, permanent position, working 40 hours a week
- Located at Prime Property Tower, Lambton Quay, Wellington
'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' – ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.
Ara Poutama Aotearoa, The Department of Corrections is one of New Zealand's largest government departments. At its heart, the department is focused on the pursuit of oranga - the wellbeing of people. The New Zealand Parole Board (“the Board”) is an independent statutory body that makes public safety decisions about the managed release of people in prison subject to sentences of more than two years.
The Board also has many other functions. These include considering compassionate release applications, and imposing conditions for people subject to extended supervision orders. The Board is chaired by Sir Ron Young, and comprises of about 40 members – a quarter of which are current or former judges who act as panel convenors, and the rest are community members. Ara Poutama Aotearoa provides operational and administrative services to support the Board in its crucial role.
Ngā kawenga | About the role
This is not your typical ‘admin' role – our diverse team of Administrators have a significant responsibility and play a critical part in providing coordination and support services to enable the Board and the Public Protection Order Review Panel to carry out their statutory responsibilities.
We are looking for an experienced Administrator to join our New Zealand Parole Board (NZPB) Support Services team based in Wellington. In this role you will provide administration support to the Operations Managers, as well as provide support to the NZPB Hearing Managers and wider NZPB Leadership team.
This integral role calls for a proactive, organised administrator with first-class attention to detail who is very familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite, and has the ability to pick up new systems quickly. You will be responsible for the management of administrative policies, systems and processes, and will enjoy juggling a variety of tasks including, but not limited to; managing incoming telephone enquiries and emails, assist with the collation and distribution of background information for Board hearings, maintain an up-to-date filing system and files including storing and retrieving files from archives, and a variety of other general administration tasks.
The work profile for this position is Monday to Friday, working a 40-hour week.
He kōrero mōu | About you
We want to hear from experienced administrators who feel motivated by this unique opportunity and who align with our kaupapa. If you feel like you're up for the challenge of supporting the team, submit a written application that includes evidence and examples of how you meet the below key requirements:
- Competent in the use of Microsoft Office such as Microsoft word, Outlook and Excel
- Experience and good knowledge of administrative systems, processes and technology combined with experience in providing administrative support to a team, and within state/public sector environments
- Excellent interpersonal skills, and well-developed written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organisation, planning and time management skills
- Good attention to detail
- Sound judgement and skilled at managing sensitive and confidential information
- A flexible and collaborative team-player who is willing to support the work of others
- Ability to show empathy when communicating with victims and support people
- Shows cultural competence and sensitivity towards Māori, Pasifika and other cultures
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The midpoint of the salary range is $54,165 and the full range (85%-120%) is $46,041 - $64,999. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Location:||Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)|
|Attachment:||NZPB Administrator JD_1 July 2022.pdf (PDF, 239KB)
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.