Support Officer – Palmerston North

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: PA/EA/Administration
  • Location: Palmerston North
  • Date Advertised: 06-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1454164
  • Job Title: Support Officer – Palmerston North
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Based in Palmerston North
  • Be part of a busy Visa Services Office team in a fast service delivery environment
  • Starting salary 42,744 per annum


What we’re looking for

As a Support Officer you’ll help grow New Zealand for all by providing vital administration support for a team of officers processing visa applications. 

In the role you will:

  • Provide data entry and document management services in a busy environment
  • Effectively manage your own workflow to meet business requirements
  • Apply common sense, logical thinking skills and flexibility
  • Work effectively with your manager and colleagues to achieve team goals and meet customer expectations
  • Build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Pay close attention to details and have a high level of accuracy
  • Problem solve and think outside the box  

We’d love to hear from you if you have the skills outlined above and in the position description, as well as motivated to deliver the best outcomes for New Zealand.  In return you can expect to receive regular development support and training that builds your skills. 

Please apply with your CV as well as a cover letter highlighting your ability to use the information in the job description to show your skills and experience to the hiring panel.


Why work for us?

At Immigration New Zealand you’ll have the chance to make a real impact.   Our mission?  To work with international organisations and industry partners to improve border security and make immigration easier for our customers.  We also lead Government strategy designed to help migrants – including refugees – make New Zealand their home. 

MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government. MBIE’s purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable.

This is done by always acknowledging and following our values of Māia – Bold & Brave, Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future, Mahi Tahi – Better Together, and Pono me te Tika – Own It

We offer:

  •              Excellent training programmes
  •              23 days annual leave
  •              Flexible working opportunities
  •              Exposure across NZ’s largest government Ministry


Applicants must be NZ or Australian citizens or hold Permanent Resident Visa.


How to apply

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Email quoting ref MBIE/1454164 if you have any further questions

Applications close 5pm Thursday 19th March 2020.