Firearms Vetter

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category:
  • Location: Waikato
  • Date Advertised: 27-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/9080-2123
  • Job Title: Firearms Vetter
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  • Summary:

Firearms Vetter (Fixed Term)

Waikato Arms Office
Four Month Fixed Term Position
Police Employee, Starting from $56,220
Multiple Positions Available
Job Req: 28381

About the role:

We are looking for people with great inter-personal and organisation skills to join the Waikato Firearms Team as Firearms Vetter’s. As a Firearms Vetter you will be part of the Waikato Police Arms Office which is a high performing, productive team and you will play a key role in ensuring the safe possession and use of firearms.

There are currently three positions available, two based in Hamilton and a third position based at Thames. The role involves interviewing firearms licence holders, applicants and referees in their home environment and providing accurate and insightful reporting of these interviews.

Vetter’s must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable relating to people across a diverse range of backgrounds and lifestyles in their home environment.  

Key Accountabilities:

  • Strong communication skills – Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with our people, partners and communities.
  • Planning and Prioritising – Having the skills to manage your time, priorities and responsibilities, to ensure consistent and efficient service delivery.
  • Strong communication skills – Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with our people, partners and communities.
  • Planning and Prioritising – Having the skills to manage your time, priorities and responsibilities, to ensure consistent and efficient service delivery.
  • Contributing to continuous improvement – Having the experience to apply creative and diverse thinking and show initiative.
  • Individually responsible and accountable – Being accountable for your performance and taking responsibility for your contribution and development.
  • Clear state of mind – Understanding your purpose in Police and the outcomes you are striving to deliver.  

What you’ll bring:

Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

You must be motivated, well organised and able to manage your workload efficiently as you will largely be working remotely without direct supervision.

The successful candidate will be proficient on computer systems and have a keen eye for detail.  

We work collaboratively across the organisation with various workgroups and with our external partners. You’ll enjoy the variety – no two days will be the same! You will need to be able to multi-task, work well under pressure and be able to complete all work with accuracy.

Special Requirements:

 

  • A full driver’s license is essential and reliable transport are essential as you will be required to use police vehicles and your personal vehicle for work purposes.
  • Flexibility around hours of work will be required. This will involve undertaking interviews and meetings in the evening and weekends as required to meet stakeholder needs.

This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level.

 

For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/core-competencies-how-we-will-deliver-our-business.pdf

These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time.

For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/nzp-our-values.pdf

To view the position description for this role please copy and paste this link into a new browser: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/pd/01-2021/arms_vetter_pd.pdf

About us

Our mission is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.

Working Flexibly

Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.

For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL:https://www.police.govt.nz/careers

How to apply

If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a chronological list of previous roles that covers the role title and the date/duration (this is a mandatory requirement and replaces a CV). Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Talent Pathway Advisor Daniel.Cotton@police.govt.nz

Applications close at 5:00pm, Tuesday, 9th February 2021