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Payroll Officer

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

Payroll Officer

Police National Headquarters


Salary Range: $49,158.00 - $66,507.00


Job Requisition ID 14341


New Zealand Police is seeking a Payroll Officer to be part of our busy centralised Payroll Team located at Police National Headquarters in Wellington. We are looking for agile and experienced applicant who can hit the ground running and support NZ Police in the delivery of accurate and timely payroll services.


NZ Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety. Our vision is to have the trust and confidence of all. You will be working with a hard-working and enthusiastic team who are part of a high performing People Group function.



Experience - You will have:

  • Ability to produce accurate work, sometimes under pressure, and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Good numeracy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of relevant employment legislation, including but not limited to the Holidays Act, the Employment Relations Act, the Wages Protection Act and the Privacy Act
  • Personal attributes and temperament relevant to the position
  • Ideally some background in NZ payroll processing
  • Working in end-to-end payroll systems



Core Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Solve


For more information on the above core competencies, head to How We Do Things. For more information on Our Values, click here.



Additional Information

  • The successful applicants must reside in Wellington
  • The successful applicants will be required to undergo full reference and security checks prior to any offer of employment being made




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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today!


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.


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 this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant 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 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Senior Recruitment Advisor Jessica Harris by email at   


Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 29th January 2020


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