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Corrections Officers - Mt Eden Corrections Facility

Employer:
Department of Corrections
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
City/Town:
Auckland - Auckland
Region:
Multiple Locations
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
02-Dec-2019
Closing Date:
20-Feb-2020
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Job Description

Corrections Officers - Mt Eden Corrections Facility

Vacancy Number: CSNOBP6787.23
Location: Mt Eden Corrections Facility, Auckland CBD
Contact Email Address: careers@corrections.govt.nz
Contact Phone Number: 0800 437668

  • Do you possess skills and experience dealing with people and relevant to working in a varied and challenging environment?
  • Can you demonstrate strong integrity and high safety awareness?


Then apply to join our ‘Frontline' whanau at Mt Eden. We are the prison for all male prisoners placed on remand in the Auckland region.

A career as a Corrections Officer is much more challenging, much more interesting and much more rewarding than you can imagine!


At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from varied backgrounds and a diverse range of cultures. They bring a wide range of employment skills and life experiences with them.

As a Corrections Officer at our Mt Eden facility you will join a fast-paced, busy team that manages offenders by supporting their transition into the prison system. You will use your communication skills to influence and assist them to make the right choices, take the right actions and adjust to their new surroundings. Your ‘duty-of-care' contribution will have a positive effect in the lives of the offenders.

To be eligible to apply you need:

  • A current and full New Zealand or international driver licence (NB. You must obtain a full NZ Driver Licence before an offer of employment can be formally made to you)
  • The legal right to work full-time in New Zealand (ideally for a minimum of no less than 24 months)
  • The ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, medical assessment and physical readiness assessment
  • To declare any convictions and/or conflicts of interest and have them approved by us in accordance with our Corrections delegations policy


Our standards are high. You will undergo a comprehensive selection process that will assess you against our core requirements.

Upon an offer of employment you will be required to complete an initial residential 11- week training course. Long-term there are many opportunities for promotion and professional development e.g. a qualification in Offender Management.

The starting salary is $51,490 increasing to $54,001 after your initial training.


For more information on becoming a Corrections Officer: careers.corrections.govt.nz/mecf

 

Apply now

Multiple immediate vacancies available - here's how to get started:

  1. Download the application form (or click here and we'll email you a form)
  2. Send the completed form along with your CV to careers@corrections.govt.nz using CSNOBP6787.23 Corrections Officers - Mt Eden as the subject line.
  3. Once we receive your application we'll be in touch with next steps in a few days.

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