Arms Officer at NZ Police, Nelson - Marlborough - Blenheim;Nelson - Marlborough - Kaikoura;Nelson - Marlborough
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.
We’re working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business’ and achieve long-term change.
- Based in Marlborough
- Band D (Salary from $62,670 - $72,592)
- Permanent, full time
- JR 4466620
About the role
Our goal is for New Zealand to be a world leader in firearms safety. Towards this, our Group purpose is to contribute to Our Business by being the safest country: one in which people are safe and feel safe by ensuring the safe use and control of firearms. The Group takes every opportunity to prevent harm through the transparent, consistent, timely and efficient administration, education and promotion of compliance with the provisions of the Arms Act. It earns trust and confidence by working together, in partnership with other Policing groups, the firearms community, wider New Zealand public and other agencies and organisations to achieve collective impact.
As an Arms Officer working within the Tasman Firearms Team, you will take every opportunity to prevent harm through the transparent, consistent, timely and efficient regulation, administration, education and promotion of compliance with the provisions of the Arms Act. It earns trust and confidence by working together in partnership with other policing groups, the firearms community, wider New Zealand public and other agencies and organisations to achieve collective impact.
- The ability to perform vetting interviews within Districts.
- Review licence files returned by Vetters and approve applications if applicant is found to be ‘Fit and proper’. Alternatively, you will also prepare files for the intention of refusal for further review.
- Maintain relationships with firearms community around the Marlborough area to ensure the licence application and renewal workload can be effectively managed.
- Individually responsible and accountable: Being accountable for our performance and taking responsibility for our contribution and development.
What you’ll bring
Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.
We’re looking for people with the ability to develop a sound knowledge of the Arms Act in order to provide the highest level of satisfaction to the firearms community. You will need to have basic Microsoft Office competencies. Prior firearms knowledge would be advantageous. Training will be provided.
This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.
We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Individual Contributor. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/core-competencies-how-we-will-deliver-our-business.pdf.
These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/nzp-our-values.pdf
To view the position description for this role please copy and paste this link into a new browser: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/pd/04-2021/arms_officer.pdf
Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.
Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.
For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
How to apply
If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact recruitment advisor on: Meenal.Sharma@police.govt.nz
Applications close 5pm, 31 January 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Nelson - Marlborough - Blenheim;Nelson - Marlborough - Kaikoura;Nelson - Marlborough|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Police & emergency services|
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