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Human Resources Assistant

NZ Police
Job Category:
Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Human Resources Assistant

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

Salary range: $49.158, 00 - $66.507, 00

Fixed Term until end of June 2020

Job Requisition 14381


NZ Police have an exciting opportunity for a competent Human Resources (HR) Assistant to join our HR Shared Services team based at Police National Headquarters, Wellington. We are a strong HR team who aim to deliver service excellence through commitment, collaboration and continuous improvement.


We are looking for a motivated and dedicated team member to join our high performing team, who has a real hunger for delivering work in a timely manner.

As the successful candidate, you will bring experience in delivering a high level of customer service, as well as, an ability to problem solve unique and various situations as a result of our collective agreements.


To be successful in this role, ideally you will have:

  • Experience working in an public sector organisation
  • Exposure to working with or understanding a collective agreement
  • An ability to build relationships and rapport with customers through email, phone and face-to-face interactions
  • A customer centric ethos, paired with a self-starter attitude towards work
  • An ability to problem solve and challenge the status quo
  • A strong integrity streak, whereby, you can be responsible for our people's personal information


We offer a great team and a professional working environment. If this sounds interesting and you believe you are the person we are looking for, please apply now!


SKILLS - to be considered for this role, you will be able to:

  • Communicate with integrity and respect
  • Evaluate situations though using an open mind and have the confidence in recognising when to ask for help
  • Demonstrate personal commitment and responsibility in order to ensure you deliver your work consistently to a high standard and in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate proficient keyboard skills and experience in Microsoft Office application, including Word, Excel and Outlook



  • Recent HR or administration experience working in a complex and diverse environment
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is preferred, but not essential


CORE COMPETENCIES - Level 1 Individual Contributor:

  • Communicate
  • Solve
  • Deliver


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


You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum four pages) which provides an account of your relevant skills, experience and education. 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.


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.


If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Jessica Harris - Senior Recruitment Advisor -


Applications close Monday 27th January 2020 at 5pm.

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