Administration Officer – Auckland Metro District

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    2 months ago
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  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1510533
  • Job Title: Administration Officer – Auckland Metro District
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Do you have the enthusiasm, dedication and the skills to become an Administration Officer within Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)?

This could be just the opportunity you are looking for!

We are currently looking for permanent Administration Officers to join our team based at Community Corrections office’s around the Auckland Metro District.

About the role | Mō te tūnga

In this busy role you will be responsible for delivering a wide range of administrative services including;

  • Front-line reception
  • Co-ordinating non-financial data systems
  • Ensuring correspondence, reports and other documentation meet Department timeframes

You will enjoy working collaboratively as one team in a challenging and fast paced environment, be able to multitask, follow and adhere to strict policies and procedures, and have sound judgement in prioritising tasks and activities to meet deadlines.

Skills & Experience | Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako

You will have:

  • Extensive experience in front-line reception work
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to organise effectively, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • A thorough knowledge of office administration
  • Experience working with Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

You will need a full New Zealand driver licence for this role.

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for then we would love to hear from you!

The salary range for this role is $44,408 – $52,137 and progression is dependent of required competency levels.  The work profile for this position is Monday to Friday, working a 40hr week.

You will be based within the Auckland Metro District.  Depending on where you are currently located, you could be placed at any of our sites located in areas; New Lynn, Onehunga, Panmure, Otahuhu, Mt Eden or Auckland District Court.

Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, New Zealand Resident Permit holder, Australian citizen or an Australian resident who holds a current Australian Resident Return Visa.

Applications close Sunday 14th February 2021

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. 

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. 

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered. 

If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit or email our team at [email protected].