Vehicle Safety Officer CVST at NZ Police, Auckland - Auckland;Auckland - Auckland and Hamilton;Auckland - Auckland Central;Auckland - Helensville;Auckland - Manukau;Auckland - Manurewa;Auckland - Otara;Auckland - Papakura;Auckland - Pukekohe;Auckland
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.
Vehicle Safety Officer, it starts with you!
- Based at Auckland City (Stanley Street, Auckland CBD)
- Band F ($73,207 - $84,993)
- Permanent, Full-time
- Police Employee (Authorised Officer)
About the role
Are you an 'A' grade qualified heavy or light Automotive Engineer, do you want to become part of a team that has a passion for heavy motor vehicle safety, do you want to make a difference and are you self-motivated?
If the answer is yes, then this could be for you.
The VSO role primarily involves inspecting commercial vehicles for compliance with Land Transport rules and regulations including full mechanical inspections, driver/operator compliance checks, weigh-bridge and roadside enforcement duties and providing expert advice to team members and management.
- Knowledge of heavy/light vehicle inspection, CoF/WoF
- Knowledge of the legislative requirements for vehicle standards
- An ability to relate to and communicate with people from all parts of the transport sector
- An understanding of the requirements for heavy vehicle braking
- A practical experience in the use of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with good numeracy and literacy skills
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.
If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address.
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: vehicle_safety_officer.pdf (police.govt.nz)
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.
- To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
- Must hold Advanced Trade Certificate (Automotive Heavy/Light) or NZ Certificate of Engineering (Mechanical) or NZQA recognised equivalent.
- An "A" Grade (Level 5/6) certificate in Automotive Engineering for light or heavy vehicle strands. A similar level of qualification from a related field could also be considered.
- A clean driving record, a class 2 licence would be an advantage.
- Applicants must be a NZ or Australian citizen or a NZ resident to apply for this position.
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
Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: https://career10.successfactors.com/career?company=nzpolice to apply for this position.
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 Aric.Naidoo@police.govt.nz
Applications closed 5.00pm on Wednesday 22nd March 2023.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Auckland - Auckland;Auckland - Auckland and Hamilton;Auckland - Auckland Central;Auckland - Helensville;Auckland - Manukau;Auckland - Manurewa;Auckland - Otara;Auckland - Papakura;Auckland - Pukekohe;Auckland|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Police & emergency services|
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