Technical Support Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 10-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/16741
  • Job Title: Technical Support Officer
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Technical Support Officer


Salary Range: $54,582.00 – $73,844.00

12 Month Fixed-Term, Fulltime

Job Requisition ID 16741


The High Tech Crime Group is seeking a talented Technical Support Officer to work in our video analytics team. This role will give you a unique opportunity to work and develop in a key growth area and you will be exposed to technologies and concepts that few other organisations can offer.


You should have a familiarity with video editing software or an eagerness to learn and apply these technologies. There will also be the requirement to convert video of various formats and codecs, and find ways to maximise the value of low quality video.


 As a Technical Support Officer, you will be able to demonstrate the following technical requirements:

  • Broad range of knowledge and experience relating to CCTV technologies
  • Understanding of different video formats and codecs
  • Understanding of Windows and Linux command line utilities
  • Writing technical documentation detailing processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of scripting languages to automate repetitive tasks would be beneficial


The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Be self-motivated and have excellent organisational, research, and communication skills
  • Pay attention to detail and have the flexibility to cope with change
  • Have the ability to rapidly absorb, understand and apply new concepts and technologies
  • Be capable of making sound decisions under pressure
  • Work well in team environments


Core Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Solve
  • Deliver


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.



Additional Information:

  • The successful applicant must reside in the Wellington Area
  • This is a fixed-term position for 12 months


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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply today!


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please email


Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 24th March 2020