Correction Officers - Auckland
Department of Corrections
Auckland , NZ
4d ago

Mō te tūnga

If you like a role with structure and routine as well as the flexibility to make a difference, then this is absolutely the role for you! Correction Officers spend much of their time working in their unit(s) with offenders and can have a huge impact on influencing change through their day-to-day interactions.

Working rostered shifts (across a 24 / 7 pattern including weekends and public holidays), you will work in a variety of areas within the prison carrying out the daily routines relevant to that unit.

You will lock and unlock offenders, escort them to work training, education programmes, the health centre and outside the prison to and from Court.

Mōu About you

You may not have thought of a career as a Corrections Officer, our team come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences which all come together to support the fabric of our mahi and our unique purpose : 'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' There is only one purpose to our work : the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

It is an exciting time to join us as we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace.

We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. We would love to hear from you if you have experience within a Kaupapa Māori or Pasifika environment.

Along with your unique skills and perspective we also need you to have the following :

  • Current and full non-conditional New Zealand driver licence (International Licenses must be converted prior to employment)
  • Legally able to work fulltime in New Zealand (work visa must have a remaining period of minimum 24 months)
  • Ability to commit to working rostered shifts across a Monday-Sunday 24-hour rota
  • Pre-employment checks are also required and include : Drug test, full disclosure criminal conviction check (Clean Slate Act does not apply), a physical fitness assessment and reference checks.

    We provide full training which involves an initial 11 week in-house and online schedule. Then on-going professional practice and development support along with a clear pathway to progression.

    Utu ā-tau Salary

    The starting salary is $54,793 and increases to $57,432 after you graduate from the initial training.

    Kano ārai mate KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19 vaccinations

    As part of our COVID-19 response, all people working at Ara Poutama Aotearoa are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access our workplaces.

    This is to ensure we continue to do all we can to keep everyone safe from the impacts of COVID-19, now and into the future.

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