Calibration Technician

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/12349
  • Job Title: Calibration Technician
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Calibration Technician

Based at Ngauranga

Salary Range $51,123.00 – $69,167.00

Two year, fixed term

New Zealand Police Employee

Police Calibration Services

Vacancy: 14262


Due to a cabinet paper outlining the transfer of speed camera operations from NZ Police to NZTA this role may be affected as a result. The transition time for the transfer to occur is projected to be over a two year period. More information will be made available as and when Police are notified.


New Zealand Police operate an ISO17025 calibration laboratory that tests speed, distance and weighing measurement devices.


If you are a motivated individual who seeks to go above and beyond what is required to provide excellent customer service, are a real team player and are adaptable and flexible in your approach to work then this will be an excellent opportunity for you.


Standard hours of work are Monday to Friday between 0800 and 1600.  There will be a requirement to work on weekends or different hours for isolated periods.


You will possess the following skills:


  • Demonstrates a good knowledge of electronics, both theory and practical
  • Demonstrates the ability to conduct evaluations on equipment and prepare reports
  • Demonstrates experience in the ability to design, build and test mechanical devices


For more information Our Values, click here.


Special Requirements:


  • Applicants must be a NZ or Australian citizen, or a NZ resident or have a valid NZ work visa to apply for this position
  • Be available to work shifts, including weekends and nights
  • Be able to obtain ISO 17025 status for work conducted
  • Applicants who are interviewed may have to complete a basic practical test involving frequency and / or electronics
  • Successful applicant must have a current and clean New Zealand driver’s licence (Class 1)
  • Be able to travel away from home for up to one week (7 nights)




If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply today!


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Nicola Harvey,


Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 19th February 2020.