Administration Support Officer – NRCF

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Northland (Te Tai Tokerau)
  • Date Advertised: 19-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1453906
  • Job Title: Administration Support Officer – NRCF
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Do you have the motivation, skills, flexibility and professionalism to become an Administrator within Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)?

This could be just the opportunity you are looking for!

We are looking for an Administration Support Officer to join the team at our Northland Region Corrections Facility (NRCF). 

  • Full-time position, Monday – Friday

About the role | Mō te tūnga

This is a varied role with a wide range of duties.  You will be required to provide accounts, payroll and administration support to internal and external customers.  Other duties will include reception cover, telephone support, checking of incoming and outgoing prisoner mail, data entry and general administration to the wider team including supporting the Prison Director at times.

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

Ideally you will have the following skills and experience;

  • Sound computer skills and experience including Microsoft Word, Excel and SAP
  • Administrative and accounts experience
  • Excellent written & oral communications skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Able to work in a team environment as well as autonomously

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

If you believe you have these skills and can hit the ground running, we would love to hear from you!

The salary range for this role is $44,408 – $52,800 per annum.  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.

Apply now | Tono ināianei

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 Monday 23 March 2020, 5:00pm (NZ time).

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

About us | Mō mātou

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.

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. 

It is an exciting time 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.