Supervisor Forensic Services

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 13-OCT-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/24603
  • Job Title: Supervisor Forensic Services
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Supervisor Forensic Services, it starts with you!


Henderson DHQ, Tamaki Makaurau

Permanent, Full-time

Police Employee, Starter Salary $88,404.00

JR 24603


About the role

NZ Police are offering an opportunity to join the Forensic Services team as a Forensics Supervisor based in the Waitemata District and will be responsible for looking after our people and ensuring that they are safe and enabled. As a Supervisor of Forensic Services you will be coordinating and managing the staffing and resources required for day to day crime scene examinations across Waitemata.

You will be building and maintaining working relationships with internal and external work groups and agencies.

You and your team will be striving for excellent service delivery and continuous improvement while working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To look after our people
  • To have oversight of forensic scene examination service delivery
  • To provide management of forensic team service delivery
  • To provide general management of forensic team
  • To provide excellent customer service with all stakeholders

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.

The successful applicant will need to be:

  • Qualified within the Crime Scene Examiner’s Career Structure as a Scene of Crime Officer (SOCO) or hold an equivalent and relevant tertiary qualification as they will be required to train and mentor their team and provide subject matter expertise.
  • The successful applicant must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of Crime Scene Examination as a Scene of Crime Officer or other relevant crime scene examination experience, including serious crime scene examination.

This role is set at Team Leader/Manager level, this means your key purpose is “to lead the activities for Our Business and enable people to deliver them.”


Our values provide a guide to the way New Zealand Police work, operate and make decisions, and reflect what is important to us and the communities we serve.

Professionalism – Taking pride in representing New Zealand Police and making a difference in the communities we serve.

Respect – Treating everyone with dignity, upholding their individual rights and honouring their freedoms.

Integrity – Being honest and upholding excellent thical standards.

Commitment to Maori and The Treaty – Acting in good faith of, and respecting the principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi – partnership, protection and participation.

Empathy – Seeking understanding of, and considering the experience and perspective of those New Zealand Police serve.

Valuing Diversity – Recognising the value different perspectives and experiences bring to making us better at what we do.

We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Team Leader/ Manager. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: 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:

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About us

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

How to apply

If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL:


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Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 27th October 2020