Administration Officer – Hamilton

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Waikato
  • Date Advertised: 14-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1449604
  • Job Title: Administration Officer – Hamilton
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Do you have the motivation, skills, flexibility and professionalism 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 a full time, permanent Administration Officer to join our team based at our Hamilton Community Corrections Service Centre – “The Hub”.

Our staff come from different backgrounds, cultures, education and experience – and together their purpose is to motivate people in our care to make positive changes in their lives, to help make our communities safer.

About the role:

This is an entry level administration role with development opportunities.

You will support the Community Corrections team with a great part of the role being front-line reception duties dealing directly with those requiring the service of Probation Officers.

Other key tasks involve liaising with organisations and services we work with, processing offender files, preparing documents for court, purchasing materials and record management are some of the many tasks an Administration Officer undertakes.

Skills & Experience:

For this role it is important that you highlight your experiences and skills in your C.V. and cover letter.

The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate;

  • Resilience and a pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Ability to multi task and display common sense
  • Excellent customer facing and communication skills for reception duties
  • A high level of proficiency in computer software and database systems

If you believe you have these skills we would love to hear from you!

The salary range for this role is $44,408 – $52,137.  The work profile for this position is Monday to Friday, working a 40-hour week.

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.

You will need a full driver licence for this role.

How to apply

For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site including a cover letter and CV before the closing date of Sunday 23 February 2020, 11:00pm.

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

About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us by Iwi and conveys the responsibility we have to support and guide those in our care to reach their potential.  Our strategy, Hōkai Rangi (, provides a clear direction of travel – one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, how we can innovate to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities.