Tenprint Identification Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 03-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/15411
  • Job Title: Tenprint Identification Officer
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  • Summary:

Tenprint Identification Officer

Police National Headquarters


Salary Range: $54,582.00 – $73,844.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Job Requisition ID 15411


A Trainee Tenprint Identification officer, once they have been trained will be required to process livescan, Ink fingerprints and make fingerprint identifications, they will also have to deal with any issues that arise with these fingerprints.


The National Biometrics Information Office now deals with Multi agencies such as Immigration, Corrections and Interpol.


This position will also require some domestic travel, lecturing/demonstrating at the Royal NZ Police College and Police stations.


This position is a career structure position, and the successful applicant will need to complete the requirements within a 12 month training period.


Core Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Partner
  • Deliver
  • Innovate
  • Solve


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



Technical Skills

  • Demonstrates a good working knowledge of the NZ Police computer systems, especially NIA.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the legislative requirements of the Policing Act in regards to the retention and deletion of prisoner’s biographical details.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of the principles surrounding fingerprint Identification.



Additional Information:

  • This position is on a temporary basis while the successful applicant is completing the training. After the 12 month training period, the successful applicant will become permanent and move to a higher pay step.



Special Requirements:

  • The successful applicant must complete a form blindness test.
  • Experience in fingerprint identification is desirable, but not essential



Certification Requirements:

  • Current First Aid Certificate



To view the position description for this role please copy and paste this link into a new browser: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/pd/03-2020/trainee_tenprint_identification_officer_-_tenprint_identification_officer.pdf




If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: http://www.police.govt.nz/about-us/working-police  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: http://www.police.govt.nz/about-us/working-police  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 contact Andrew McColgan by email at Andrew.McColgan@police.govt.nz



Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 17th March 2020