District Coordinator – Burglary Prevention

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 17-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/77011
  • Job Title: District Coordinator – Burglary Prevention
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District Coordinator, Burglary Prevention


Salary Range $59,634.00 – $80,683.00

1 year Fixed Term

Job Requisition ID 11077


Applications are sought for an exciting opportunity to coordinate a national burglary prevention initiative at district level. The initiative is part of a joint justice sector burglary prevention and reduction initiative with the Ministry of Justice and Department of Corrections.

The initiative is aimed at target hardening, accompanied where appropriate, with a Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) response to eligible victims of private residential burglaries. It also includes potential enhancements to Police’s current forensic technology.

The district coordinator will be situated in the Canterbury District and will report to the National Coordinator: Burglary Prevention, National Prevention Centre, Police National Headquarters. The coordinator will organise and facilitate the implementation of the initiative at district level.  Specifically, the coordinator will liaise between burglary victims and contractors to organise the timely installation of security measures and the application of CPTED guidelines on private residential dwellings.


As the District Coordinator of this initiative, you will:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Articulate the intent and importance of the initiative to key stakeholders
  • Coordinate the implementation of the initiative
  • Monitor and record project deliverables
  • Deliver  Our Business


Experience & Skills

  • Coordinating and liaising with staff and stakeholders to implement initiatives
  • Identifying and mitigating risks
  • Recording deliverables
  • Providing clear and concise verbal and written briefings
  • Excellent Excel skills (shortlisted applicants are required to undergo an Excel Test)
  • Strong attention to detail when dealing with large volumes of data



  • Deliver Level 1 – Individual Contributor
  • Communicate Level 1 – Individual Contributor
  • Partner Level 1 – Individual Contributor


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


Additional Information

  • Succesful applicant must reside in Christchurch


To view the position description for this role, please copy & paste the following link in a new browser:  https://teams.sp.police.govt.nz/pac/od/pd/Documents/Generic%20PDs/District%20Coordinator%20Burglary%20Prevention.pdf


How to apply

If this position sounds like you, click ‘Apply’ now! You will be required to submit a letter of application (maximum two pages, minimum font size 10) addressing why you would like to be considered for the role and how you meet the requirements indicated above. Please also attach a chronological CV.


Please ensure that you gain endorsement from your current manager and attach it, along with the letter, to the CV section of the application.


It’s important to note that the selection criteria will not just be based on merit, but can also include practical considerations such as leave balances, the ability for the applicant to be released, logistical considerations, and any fiscal implications.


If you have any questions about this vacancy please email Noeline Verheyen at Noeline.Verheyen@police.govt.nz  .



Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 23rd October 2019