Part time Support Officer Reception

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Wellington – Upper Hutt
  • Date Advertised: 31-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1446137
  • Job Title: Part time Support Officer Reception
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Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role

This Support Officer role based at our Reception is part time; 7.30am-1pm, 5 days a week (25 hours per week + 2.5 hours unpaid break)

There’s lots to do in this job – you will support the smooth running of the team’s office by providing reception and administration support to the staff at our Animal Health Laboratory in Upper Hutt. 

This role involves reception and general office functions including travel, meeting setup, tearoom duties, as well as being able to respond to the changing needs of the business.

You will be part of our Business, Support & Facilities team in the Intelligence, Planning & Coordination Services (IPCS). This team is busy, hardworking and relied on to provide all aspects of administration support to the business.


Mōu – About You

You need to:

  • Be agile, adaptable and quick to pick up things
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Be a team player and able to build strong relationships and get along with all types of personalities
  • Be strong on systems and processes but able to cope with making changes on the fly
  • Have great typing skills, be a whiz with a spreadsheet and tech savvy


Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI

Working at MPI puts you at the centre of the government in an organisation which operates from the border to the Beehive and spans the length and breadth of the country. This role offers an opportunity to work across a broad range of issues for the Ministry committed to growing and protecting New Zealand.


Ahurea – Culture

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. We are fair in our behaviour and our policies promote equal opportunity for all. We provide numerous training programmes and opportunities for people to continuously improve their skill sets and keep up to date with global best practices. MPI has a focus on career pathways so this is the first step in your career with us and we will help you grow.

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here


Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: – Benefits of working at MPI

  • Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
  • Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Comprehensive one-week MPI Induction Programme
  • Parental leave ex-gratia payment

Salary range for this role is $50,000 to $55,000 pro rata depending on skills and experience

See the benefits of working at MPI

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Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype.

The closing date is Sunday 16th February 2020.

If you have any questions about the role, please email  





The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.