Asset Maintenance Instructor – Northland Region Corrections Facility

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    3 weeks ago
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  • Category: CO CM
  • Location: Northland (Te Tai Tokerau)
  • Date Advertised: 27-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1507107
  • Job Title: Asset Maintenance Instructor – Northland Region Corrections Facility
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Join our Frontline whanau in an exciting role as an Asset Maintenance Instructor at Northland Region Corrections Facility.

We are looking for leaders in the construction industry who want to work with men who have had diverse life experiences but are motivated about making a positive change in their lives.

We need you to teach, support and use your life experiences to help others unleash their talents and be part of something that can be life changing!

  • Are you ready for a new challenge where you can teach others new skills?

We can offer you a supportive work environment that will stretch your skills and offer you opportunities for development and growth while providing you with personal satisfaction at the same time.

Offender Employment (OE) is all about supporting offenders to improve their work habits, work experiences and skills so that they can increase their chances of obtaining sustainable and legitimate employment on their release. By providing this foundation to success, we reduce reoffending and keep our communities safer.

We are looking for someone who has experience in painting decorating who holds a relevant trade qualification. We are looking for applicants who are passionate about helping our prisoners make positive changes. The projects are exciting, and you will take pride in your work and be safety conscious.

The ideal candidate will have;

  • Proven passion and experience in the construction industry with a focus in Asset maintenance painting as Northland Correctional Facility has new building projects which includes houses made on site by our building construction training program for the men in our care.
  • A relevant trade qualification
  • Proven record of Refurbishment and New Build projects
  • Outstanding Health and Safety practices
  • Exceptional people, communication & organisational skills
  • The ability to motivate and harness the talents of people within a team environment,
  • Ideally be experienced as an adult educator or NZQA assessor (4098 or equivalent) however it is not essential as we will support you to obtain this.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • A full New Zealand Drivers License

You must work with high integrity and will demonstrate the Departmental and Kaupapa Māori values within your work: Wairua, Whānau, Manaaki, Kaitiaki and Rangatira.

With a natural style to work collaboratively and top notch relationship management skills you will be someone who recognises the importance of the work Ara Poutama Aotearoa does and as we enter into a new and exciting era with Hokai Rangi, bring new ways of thinking to what is already a complex, dynamic and fast paced environment.

The hours of work will be 80 hours per fortnight. Public Holidays with the possibility of some overtime or call-outs may be required.

A comprehensive induction and initial basic training course is provided for the successful applicant. This will involve 11 weeks residential training at our College just outside of Wellington to focus on the custodial elements of our position.

Applications for this role close Sunday 14 February at 5.00pm


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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. 

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