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Payroll Officer, Wellington

NZ Police
Job Category:
Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Payroll Officer

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters


This position may involve shiftwork

Job requisition 1703


New Zealand Police is seeking an experienced Payroll Officer to join our payroll team, based at Police National Headquarters in Wellington.


The Payroll Team are in an exciting phase during a key period of change and are one of the critical business units playing a lead role in helping New Zealand Police with the embedding of our  new HRMIS system, MyPolice. 


We are looking for applicants with passion and drive to join our dynamic and experienced payroll team.  The payroll teams' primary objective is to ensure all New Zealand Police employees (12,000+) are paid accurately and on time.  


You will have:


  • A thorough background in New Zealand payroll processing (minimum of two years' experience)
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of all relevant payroll related legislation including, but not limited to, the Holidays Act, the Wages Protection Act and the Privacy Act.
  • An analytical mind-set with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A customer service ethos


You will be able to provide examples demonstrating how you meet our competencies* of:

  • Communicate – Individual Contributor
  • Solve – Individual Contributor
  • Deliver – Individual Contributor


*To view the description of the above core competencies, visit How We Do Things under the Recruitment process information on our Police Jobs website


Additional Information

This position may involve shiftwork 


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Michael Lowe on


To view the position description for this role please follow this link:


If this position sounds like you, click apply now or visit and enter job requisition number 1703. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core competencies of the role using no more than 4000 characters for each question. 


Please note: Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our Career Website.


Note, if you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal careers site.


Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 21, September 2017.


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