Labour Standards Officer | Employment Services at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Discover a career with purpose at MBIE
- Grow your career in employment relations
- Develop facilitation skills
- Be part of a recognized high performing team within the Labour Inspectorate
- Permanent positions, Auckland and Christchurch locations
- Salary range: $62,329-$71,614
About the role:
Investing towards the development of our regulatory staff is a key focus for MBIE. We aim to create a culture where our regulators are empowered to bring in fresh perspectives to issues and are constantly challenged think outside the box. MBIE offers significant opportunity for developing experience across a broad variety of areas. We encourage excellence and proactively support development through on-the-job learning, training courses, conferences and seminars, development programmes, secondments and study opportunities.
A Labour Standards Officer is the ideal role to start your career dealing with employment relations issues. In this role you will gain extensive knowledge on minimum employment standards legislation which you will apply daily towards effectively resolving issues raised by employees which relate to minimum employment standards. You will be provided with regular guidance and continuous professional development, including the opportunity to study for nationally recognised regulatory qualifications.
You will be expected to work autonomously, manage a caseload effectively and within a timely manner, have a proactive approach to your work, keep up-to-date with changes in the legislation and adhere to deadlines. You will also contribute to a high-performing team and actively take part in team quality and review processes.
Skills and experience required:
- A strong interest in, and/or study towards, developing a career in employment relations
- Ability to use strong analytical and critical thinking skills to make effective and sound decisions
- A flexible in approach to problem solving
- Demonstrate proficient questioning skills to understand employees and employers circumstances to identify underlying issues.
- Ability to be a professional influence in challenging situations
- Ability to explain complex issues and policies in a manner that can clearly be understood both over the phone and in written communication
- Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records
- Ability to relate to and build rapport with people from different backgrounds
- A strong team player with ability to work collaboratively
- Able to contribute to and support a team learning culture
- Must have excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise your workload
- Must have legal right to live and work in NZ
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Māia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.
E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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