Vetting Officer (Fixed Term)
About this role
- A chance to have an impact on New Zealand's Conservation outcomes
- Connect with people across New Zealand
- A fast-paced role in a central Government department
We have a fixed term opportunity available for an experienced administrator or coordinator to join our fast paced recruitment function on a 12 month fixed term contract. You'll join our busy internal recruitment team based across the country – Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Invercargill.
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga: About the Role
The Vetting Officer provides safety checking and pre-employment checking advice and administration to hiring managers across the department. The role is fast paced and requires great communication, attention to detail and problem-solving skills. Day to day you will be processing pre-employment checks in line with process guidance and legislation, assessing results, liaising with team members and hiring managers and keeping systems up to date. You'll connect with people all over Aotearoa and learn about conservation mahi.
He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for
You will be professional and energetic with proven experience in a fast-paced administration or coordination role. Experience managing data for staff or customers with a focus on providing a high level of care would be ideal for this role. You will be able to hit the ground running and adept at balancing a varied and demanding workload, providing hands on support to your hiring managers and recruitment colleagues. You have integrity and are comfortable working with confidential documentation.
Ideally you will have:
- Strong administrative skills and knowledge
- Great time management and the ability to prioritise and juggle competing tasks
- Excellent communication skills and ability to create great relationships
- Decisive and action orientated, you enjoy a fast-paced role
- A great team player and positive mindset
- A passion for Te Papa Atawhai's Kaupapa is essential as well as understanding of Māori Tikanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes flexible working options, active employee networks and employee discounts on a range of goods and services.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
To apply, please include a covering letter that outlines your track record of: providing coordination or support for a range of stakeholders; effectively managing a high volume workload; providing excellent customer service. This role is can be located in Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland, however we can be flexible for the right person.
The salary range for this position is $53,776 to $68,714 depending on relevant skills and experience.
Rā katinga | Applications close: At 5pm on Monday 3rd October 2022
Me he pātai anō | Further enquiries contact Tash Shearman: firstname.lastname@example.org or 027 260 1560
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
COVID-19 Vaccination: Some positions that are identified as high risk may still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
|Application close date:||03-Oct-2022|
|Attachments:|| Role Description - Vetting Officer.pdf (PDF, 196KB)