Business Support Officer | Warkworth

Posted on 05-Mar-2021
Application close date: 15-Mar-2021
Administration/Office Support
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An opportunity has become available to be part of our Regional Administration team as an Business Support Officer. This will be a full-time position based in the Warkworth Office, Warkworth


He angitūtanga: About the Role 

Your administration skills will be second to none as you provide a range of business support functions to make sure teams are well supported in carrying out conservation work on the ground. Your interpersonal and communication skills will come in handy when dealing with both internal and external clients.

We can offer you variety of work and the opportunity to contribute to New Zealand being the greatest living space on Earth.


He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

Previous knowledge and experience in office administration including reception and customer service skills will see you flourish in this position. 

A high-level of organisation skills and the ability to deliver on time will build credibility within the team as will your sound knowledge of Microsoft computer applications. 


Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft computer applications (Word, Excel and Outlook);
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential/sensitive material with discretion;
  • Ability to co-ordinate meetings and take minutes;
  • High level organisation skills, the ability to deliver on time and solve problems as they arise;
  • Understanding of the work of the Department and how it contributes to New Zealand's future sustainability.


Desirable Skills:

  • A qualification in business/office administration or equivalent experience.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What's in it for you?

A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above. 

For any enquiry, please contact Julie Redwood,, or telephone (09) 4703382, quoting vacancy 100/8206.  

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 15 March 2021.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.  

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