Administration Officer, (0.5FTE)

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  • Category: Administration/Office Support
  • Location: Christchurch
  • Date Advertised: 25-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: DOC/100/8813
  • Job Title: Administration Officer, (0.5FTE)
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Do you enjoy working to support others to be successful – do you always put the customer first, and strive to provide a professional service? If this sounds like you, the Department of Conservation wants to talk to you about a fantastic opportunity within the Administration team.

This is a permanent position working 20 hours a week, located in the heart of the Christchurch CBD.


He angitūtanga: About the Role

We are seeking an organised, capable administrator who loves working with people.

As our next Administration Officer, you will be responsible for providing a customer focused business/administrative service across the Eastern South Island based in the Regional Office, Christchurch.

You will be part of a wider regional administration team who are vital to the operation of our organisation. The ability to lead and implement new systems and processes will be important as changes and new technology are rolled out across our region. You will need to support internal customer requests from colleagues across a range of roles in the Department as well as external customers. Part of your role will be to provide cover for our Conservation Board Support Officer.

We are looking for a self-starter that supports conservation growth.

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • high level of organisation skills, the ability to deliver on time and solve problems as they arise
  • fantastic communication skills – with the ability to work across a wide range of people
  • proven ability to deal with confidential/sensitive material with discretion
  • office administration experience including basic accounting knowledge
  • experience with minute taking, preparing agendas and supporting meetings
  • thorough knowledge of Microsoft computer applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)


He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

  • a qualification in business/office administration or equivalent experience
  • a current driver’s licence
  • experience in report writing and contract management
  • high level organisation skills, the ability to deliver on time and solve problems as they arise
  • proven ability to deal with confidential/sensitive material with discretion
  • an understanding of the work of the Department and how it contributes to New Zealand’s future sustainability


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!

The chance to join a large organisation that’s still growing. DOC has been undergoing a steady period of growth, we highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives brought into the organisation. This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

Development opportunities across the Eastern South Island Administration Team and the Corporate Services Group.


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 Sandra McMurdo,, or telephone (027) 536 7047, quoting vacancy 100/8813. 

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 9 February 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.