Court Security Officer – Hamilton – Part Time

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Security
  • Location: Hamilton
  • Date Advertised: 04-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1430680
  • Job Title: Court Security Officer – Hamilton – Part Time
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  • Summary:

As a Court Security Officer, you will work with a tight knit team and provide safety and security for all court users. This is a role with plenty of variety where each day can be different!

This role includes:

  • engaging and building relationships with a diverse range of people in the community, judges, lawyers and other court staff
  • security screening of court users, operating and maintaining CCTV and electronic access systems
  • interacting with other agencies (i.e. Police, Corrections) to ensure smooth day to day court operations
  • patrolling public areas and carrying out building security checks, responding to duress alarm activations and identifying and responding appropriately to security incidents

What are we looking for?

  • An individual who is professional, smartly presented and confident
  • Someone with a good work ethic and who has excellent written and oral communication and customer service skills
  • You will need to be an active negotiator and can interact, defuse and control tense situations
  • You need to be alert and able to maintain a high degree of vigilance with close attention to detail to maintain a secure environment in court precincts
  • A good level of physical fitness is required
  • Technology plays a big part in what we do so it’s important that you are comfortable using computers
  • You will also require a full, clean NZ drivers licence and a clean criminal history
  • You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand

This is a permanent, part time role with the possibility of some additional paid overtime. This is a 38 hour a week role. As part of this role you will be supported with a full induction programme and ongoing training. You will be part of a friendly and hardworking team at your home court, as well as a wider team spread across New Zealand.

The rostered hours for this position will be:

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm  ,  Friday: 8am – 3pm

The expected starting salary for this role is between $43,931 – $51,683 pro rata depending on the skills and experience that you bring to the role.

The successful applicant be required to pass a pre-employment medical check, drug screen and criminal history check, and will then be required to undertake a three-week residential legislation and control and restraint training course in Wellington.

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and apply online please visit our careers website or use the links on this page.

To apply please complete the application form, attaching your full CV and cover letter detailing your interest and suitability for the role. Applications that do not have a cover letter include will not be considered.

Key Dates:

-          Start Date: Monday, 3 February 2020

-          Course Dates: Monday, 10 February – Friday, 28 February.

*you will be given the option to travel home on the weekends if you chose

The Ministry of Justice is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff- regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs have access to equal employment opportunities, in recruitment, training and career opportunities and conditions of employment.

Applications close on Sunday, 17 November 2019. Applications will be acknowledged once the advertisement has closed. For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

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