• Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/15107
  • Job Title: Investigator
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:


Police National Headquarters


Salary Range: $78,594.00 – $106,332.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Multiple positions available

Job Requisition ID 15107


An exciting opportunity exists in the newly established Covert Online Investigation Unit. The purpose of this unit is to proactively target cyber-enabled crime, including serious and organised crime, with a focus on the use of covert techniques and offender engagement online.


We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated people to fill the position of investigator in the unit. This is an exciting field of investigation for New Zealand Police, with opportunities to work with other Police districts and national and international law enforcement partners.



Skills – you will be able to:

  • Present complex issues (written or verbal) clearly to a range of audiences
  • Effectively engage with stakeholders to determine needs
  • Identify problems, generate solutions and make decisions
  • Manage competing demands and high workload at times
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of plans, projects or initiatives
  • Identify and manage operational threats, risks and priorities
  • Manage risk in relation to criminal investigations
  • Desired Experience – You will have:
  • Be able to demonstrate experience in technology enabled criminal investigations



Core Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Partner
  • Solve


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



Special requirements – the successful applicant will:

  • You must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Due to the nature of the work in the covert online space and the fact investigators are exposed to graphic material a pre-appointment psychological assessment will be completed to determine the applicants suitability to work in this area



Additional information:

  • Successful applicant must reside in the Wellington area
  • Multiple positions available



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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.


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 Senior Recruitment Advisor Karl Millington by email at



Applications close at 5pm, Monday 17th February 2020