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Survey Interviewer – Wellington/Wellington North

Stats NZ
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Wellington - Wellington
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Job Description

Survey Interviewer Wellington/Wellington North

Do you enjoy talking and interacting with people from all "walks of life"?  Are you flexible, resilient and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done?

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Fixed Term Role 
  • Greater Wellington Region

Who we are 

Stats NZ, Tatauranga Aotearoa, is New Zealand s only government agency that lives, breathes and dreams data. We re the home of the Government Statistician and the Chief Data Steward and we think data has the power to change lives.  We re doing this by taking the lead on the tools, policy and evolving digital world of data and statistics. 


The purpose of the role

As a Survey Interviewer you will be visiting selected households to conduct face-to-face interviews. You'll be given all the tools you need to succeed, great training and on-going support.

We guarantee minimum of 35 hours work per fortnight but from time to time there is more work available if you agree to it. This is a role in which hours will vary, including both evening and weekend work.

Person specifications

Our work and environment is based around excellent customer service. This means that you need to be:

  • a good communicator 
  • able to interact with a diverse range of people 
  • able to manage your time well
  • an excellent listener
  • flexible with working hours
  • well organised and approachable
  • calm under pressure. 

The successful applicant will be: 

  • confident with a computer 
  • have a current clean New Zealand driver's license 
  • own a reliable vehicle 
  • have access to a broadband internet connection at home 
  • market research or door sales experience will be of advantage. 

What s in it for you?  

You ll be joining an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion or background can come do their best work. Our goal is to provide our staff with a working environment that provides them with the opportunity to:

  • have challenging, varied and interesting work 
  • develop and grow their careers
  • balance life and work, and 
  • work in an agile, dynamic and flexible manner.  

We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature. Bottom line, we are in search of real people that don t believe in the status quo and seek to add value every day.

If you are a passionate and talented person who relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ s data system, then come join our team!


Contact details

If this job sounds like you, for a copy of the Position Description please click on or copy and paste the following link:

For more information about this role please contact Louisa Wilson on cell ph: 027 206 8672, or email

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Applications close: 22 February 2019 

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