Mō | About jobs.govt.nz
This NZ Government website is your gateway to job and career opportunities within Te Ratonga Tūmatanui – The Public Service of Aotearoa New Zealand.
If you’re a job seeker or government agency, you can search for jobs, or create an account and set up job alerts. Most government agencies can advertise with jobs.govt.nz.
Hunga rapu mahi | Job seekers
To apply for jobs or create alerts, you need to create an account using RealMe.
While most jobs can be applied for through jobs.govt.nz, some employers would like candidates to apply via their website. You may be redirected to the government agency’s careers portal in the ‘apply now’ section.
Read more about how to create a jobs.govt.nz account.
Create a RealMe login
To register with jobs.govt.nz.govt.nz you need a RealMe login.
If you do not have a login, you can register for a RealMe login. If you already have a login, you can use your username and password to create an account on jobs.govt.nz.
After you have logged into RealMe, you are redirected to the jobs.govt.nz website to complete your registration.
About your jobs.govt.nz account
In this section, you can update your contact details and password, or cancel your account.
In this section, you can create a profile so government recruiters can match your skills and experience to available job opportunities.
To remove documents such as your CV, log into your ‘my profile’ page.
In the section called ‘attachments’, select ‘remove documents’.
My job alerts
In this section, you can set up email alerts.
To suspend or delete alerts, log in to your jobs.govt.nz account. In ‘my job alerts’, select the ‘suspend’ or ‘delete’ option.
You can keep track of your current and past applications in ‘my applications’.
Cancel your account
To cancel your account, log in to ‘my account’ and select ‘delete my details’.
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Hunga pānui mahi | Job advertisers
Most New Zealand public service organisations can advertise vacancies for free on jobs.govt.nz.
Read more about how to set up an agency account.
Advertising education sector jobs
For education sector job ads, contact the Education Gazette.
Advertising jobs in local government
For local government job ads, contact Taituarā — Local Government Professionals Aotearoa.
Set up and access an agency account
You will need your own individual RealMe login to set up an agency account.
Email jobs.govt.nz to set up an agency account, or to access your agency’s account using RealMe.
Post a job vacancy
To post a job vacancy, log in with RealMe and follow the instructions in the agency portal.
Vacancies remain on jobs.govt.nz until the day after the stated closing date for applications. Vacancies are then automatically unpublished.