Security Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 04-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF1910010
  • Job Title: Security Officer
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What you will do
We value our security officers and the work they do; if security is your passion we would love for you to join us. 

  • A rotating roster including four days on & four days off;
  • 25% salary loading payment;
  • Stable permanent employment. 

We really can’t talk enough about how incredible our security officers are, or say enough about the valuable contribution they make as part of a wider security team protecting New Zealand’s interests.
What we need
You will be joining a supportive and professional team of dedicated security officers who between them look after multiple NZDF sites in the Auckland region, via a rotating roster (including night shifts)  24/7, 365 days a year. 

  • An individual with prior security experience preferably in operational security;
  • Someone used to shift work and who has a good work ethic combined with life skills;
  • A good degree of physical fitness is required; and
  • Technology plays a big part in what we do so it’s important that you are comfortable using computers and are familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of programs. 

Who we are
The Directorate of Defence Security (DDS) comprises eight functional business units: counter intelligence, security compliance (including Defence Industry), security risk and assurance, security vetting and screening, security policy, security services, security education and training and the security guard force.
Each functional unit contributes a vital role to strengthen the NZDF’s ability to secure its information, people, assets and reputation.  DDS provides a sustainable and credible security organisation primarily focused on NZDF’s domestic security environment through the provision of a wide range of protective security policies, services, products and advice.
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.
Why Us
NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.
In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with: 

  • Great benefits for you and your family
  • Full time ongoing work
  • 25% loading on top of your annual salary
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year 

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.  For further information please contact Steve Evans on (09) 445 5080
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Sunday 20 October 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.