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Probation officer - Wellington

Department of Corrections
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Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Role: Probation officer

Vacancy Number: FACLNR7292 Location:  Wellington District

Department of Corrections – Frontline roles

  • A career you can be proud of
  • Wellington area

Start a meaningful career with Corrections today and join us in making our communities safer. Our people come from all walks of life bringing with them the flexibility, skill, agility and potential to perform across all of our frontline roles. It is more challenging, more interesting and more rewarding than you can imagine.

Staff in all Frontline roles actively engage with offenders to make positive changes in their lives, reduce re-offending, help make our communities safer and have the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to making a difference in people's lives
  • A high level of personal integrity and resilience
  • A good level of computer literacy
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • A full, clean NZ Driver licence

Do you think you have what it takes? If so, we are looking for expressions of interest for the following Frontline roles:

  • Probation Officers (Working 40hrs a week over 5 days between Monday - Saturday)

Please note that the aplication process includes self assessment questions, which form part of the application form.

If your application is successful, you will be asked to attend a Frontline Assessment Centre in Upper Hutt.

If you are interested in working in a proactive team environment, with a variety of opportunities to develop your skills and progress your career apply online now.

For more information about our frontline roles and what it takes to be a successful member of The Department of Corrections head to our website to find out more.

Applications close Thursday 1 December 2016.

To hear Quenten and other frontline staff talk about their roles, go to: