About us | Mō mātou
Hōkai Rangi is the Department’s organisational strategy for the next 5 years. It recognises and builds on the good work we are already doing; it also looks to find new and alternative ways to achieve better outcomes for the people in our care and their whanau which will result in reduced reoffending. Corrections Services is the operational arm of the Department, made up of all frontline service delivery positions operating across four regions, as well as specialist support groups based in National Office. Corrections Services is responsible for the safe, secure and humane containment of prisoners and community offenders.
About you | Mōu
As an integral member of the Corrections Services Team, this role will work alongside and support the Chief Custodial Officer/General Manager Custodial, and the National Commissioner to lead and manage the full scope of service delivery to people in our care, the community and managing staff.
You will utilise your skillset of educating, mentoring and influence to ensure all standards and polices in line with effective emergency management and business continuity are in place and met. Support the delivery and development of Control and Restraint (C&R), Advanced Control and Restraint (ACR), Prison Negotiation Team (PNT), National Dog Team, Site Emergency Response Teams (SERT), Emergency Management and Business Continuity practice to ensure responsiveness to frontline emergency response situations with a focus on safety
You will receive great support to ensure an excellent level of engagement and understanding as well as buy in to safety new initiatives, policies and procedures.
About the role | Mō te tūnga
The Manager Tactical Operations & Emergency Management is responsible for ensuring that ACR and PNT deployment and Special Search capability is effective and in line with frontline operations through provision of technical practice expertise and leadership within Corrections Services (CS). The role also maintains and further develops Corrections Business Continuity planning capability to ensure effective prevention and management of operational incidents and to preserve critical business functions in the event of an emergency.
You will utilise your skillset of educating, mentoring and influence to ensure all standards and major hazard facility regulations are complied with. Support the delivery and development of ACR and PNT practise to ensure responsiveness to frontline emergency response situations with a focus on safety
The role accountabilities include:
Corrections staff strive for excellence in all that we do. We are accountable and disciplined in our planning, courageous in our decision making and passionate in our belief that we can change lives. Underpinning the way we work and support the people in our care are our core values: Manaaki – Respect, Whanau – Relationships, Kaitiaki – Guardianship, Wairua – Spirituality and Rangatira – Leadership.
This role will close at 5pm on the Tuesday 31st of March 2020.
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us by Iwi and conveys the responsibility we have to support and guide those in our care to reach their potential. Our strategy, Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5), provides a clear direction of travel – one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, how we can innovate to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities.
It is an exciting time and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.
For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site. If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at email@example.com