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19/279 Senior Gazette Officer

Department of Internal Affairs
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Wellington - Wellington
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Government Information Services
Branch: Service and System Transformation
Salary: $56,711 - $76,726


Senior Gazette Officer

  • Do you like meeting deadlines?
  • Have excellent editing and publishing skills?
  • Have experience working in a web publishing environment?

We are currently seeking a new Senior Gazette Officer to support the New Zealand Gazette, a dynamic business unit within the Department of Internal Affairs.

The Gazette ( is the official journal of constitutional record of the New Zealand government. In 2014, the Gazette became a fully online publication, whereby the lifecycle of notices, from creation to quality checking, publication and archiving moved to an entirely digital process.

The Senior Gazette Officer will be responsible for ensuring a range of tasks are carried out effectively in preparing Gazette content for publication. These tasks primarily relate to typesetting and proof-reading notices, as well as taking responsibility for the online publication of Gazette issues within prescribed deadlines.

We are seeking someone who is a quick-learner and has proven skills in HTML, editing and proof reading, to ensure the delivery of a high-quality online service to customers.

To be successful in this role, you must

  • Have an intermediate level of HTML formatting comprehension, excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office, and be confident in the use of content management systems
  • Have experience working in the digital or online publishing industry or have a related tertiary qualification
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to work with a wide variety of people
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Be able to meet tight deadlines and function well under pressure.
  • Have an excellent understanding of English grammar and syntax.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment to support the delivery of quality digital government services. If you want to join a team of smart, committed people who do some spectacular work for New Zealand then make sure you get in touch today. 


Applications close: 12am, Friday 28 June 2019
For more information please contact: Michele Clarke on 462 0305 or
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