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Health and Safety Manager, Wellington

NZ Police
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Health and Safety Manager

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

Permanent, Full-Time

Salary Range $137,700 - $186,300

Job Requisition ID 6221



New Zealand Police is a large and complex organisation in an exciting period of transformation. We are the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety.

As the leading figure in Health and Safety you will play an influential and pivotal role in proactively telling the story around wellness and safety to ensure it is at the forefront of the organisation's mind.

With a significant change in culture across the organisation this is an exciting time to lead Health and Safety as it gains an increased focus supporting Police to maximize safety and minimize risk to all employees.


Given the risk profile of New Zealand Police, there is a considerable amount of interest in the wellbeing and safety of our people.


As the Manager, you will lead a dedicated team working collaboratively across the organisation. Most importantly you will have the ability to translate strategic intent into advice, planning and programmes of work with an emphasis on risk identification, prevention and a more integrated approach.

Your expertise in Health and Safety will be a given; your success will be based on your strong leadership and influencing skills that will not only develop relationships from a health and safety perspective but, through your story telling, take awareness to the next level.


Core Competencies - you will demonstrate the following:

  • Communicate Level 4 - Strategic Leader
  • Innovate Level 4 - Strategic Leader
    • Lead Level 4 - Strategic Leader

For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


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How to Apply

If this position sounds like you, click ‘Apply' now! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum four pages) 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 4,000 characters (with spaces) or approximately 600 words for each section.


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website: select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position. 


Please note, if you are an existing Police employee you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


For further information, please contact Acting National Manager Wellness & Safety Detective Inspector Corrie Parnell by email at


 Please note all applications will be acknowledged electronically.

Applications close at 5pm, Thursday, 24 May 2018.



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