<< Back to Search Results

Immigration Officer - Hamilton

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Job Category:
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
File Attachment:
File Links:
Employer Website:

Job Description

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Central Hamilton Based
  • Hamilton INZ Office is continuing to expand
  • Flexible working hours to suit your life, between 6am-6pm Monday - Friday 


What does this role involve?

As an Immigration Officer you will be responsible for processing visa applications, a desk based role where you'll be taking the information available to you and using this to make sound decisions as you process visa applications. You will be interpreting immigration legislation, and utilising your proven analysis, judgement and decision making abilities to make quality immigration decisions.

Not everyone has the ability to see below the surface of information presented. However with your eye for detail and analytical skills complimented by your natural passion for New Zealand and enthusiasm for making positive changes, an exciting career within Immigration New Zealand could be waiting for you.

A background in high volume workloads or caseload management would be very beneficial to this role, ensuring you are able to meet the demands of this role.


Skills and experience required:

  • Recent experience in a high performance, customer service or service delivery environment; including caseload management
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, with proven expertise conveying concepts, policy, and information clearly and concisely to any variable audience
  • Computing literacy and aptitude in MS Office applications, and technology generally
  • Experience in a processing environment
  • Time management ability to effectively manage high volume workflow and case loads
  • Flexible with working with multiple demands and able to adapt to change on short notice
  • Mental agility to learn and apply new learning
  • A strong moral compass, and be known to ‘act with integrity' in all you undertake
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is advantageous but not essential
  • The motivation and willingness to make a positive difference as a proactive team member

As our Hamilton Office is continuing to expand we offer on-going on the job training to candidates who are successful in the role.

Base salary $55,004

About MBIE/Immigration New Zealand:

The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow New Zealand's economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. Immigration New Zealand has an active role in this by bringing the best people New Zealand needs to prosper.

The role of Immigration Officer will report within the Visa Services division, and Visa Services is the main processing and operational arm of INZ. 

Applicants must be Aus or NZ citizens or hold Permanent Residency.

How to apply:

Click the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via the online advertisement.

The recruitment process will involve a video introduction exercise, a critical thinking exercise, a formal panel interview including a written exercise.

Email Marc Riddell at quoting ref MBIE/1442960 if you have any further questions.

Applications close 5pm on Wednesday 29th January 2020.


Apply To:

<< Back to Search Results