Casual Security Officer
NZ Defence Force
Wellington - Upper Hutt
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

What you will do

As a member of the Trentham Military Camp Security Section you will contribute to the provision of a high quality and effective protective security service, which at all times ensures a secure environment for staff, visitors and others at Trentham Military Camp and the wider Upper Hutt Defence Area.

The remuneration for this casual position is $21.02 per hour inclusive of a 4% employer superannuation contribution plus 10% holiday pay.

Please note : This is a casual position and work is available as and when required.

What we need

The New Zealand Defence Force is looking for individuals with an exceptional level of frontline customer service related experience to work in an environment that requires the highest level of awareness, whilst dealing with customer contact every inch of the way.

If you can commit to working as part of a team but have the ability to make the right decision when required, then you are the person we are looking for.

As a Casual Security Officer with the Trentham Military Camp Security Section you will work as and when required to provide security services for all units within the Upper Hutt Defence Area.

This includes entry / exit gate enforcements at the Trentham Military Camp entrance and control room duties. You will be responsible for conducting foot and vehicle patrols, checks of buildings, and monitoring and responding to Intruder Detection Systems and CCTV.

Applicants will need to have :

  • An excellent level of frontline customer service related experience;
  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and verbal English language skills;
  • The ability to work a range of shifts including nights, weekends and public holidays;
  • The ability to work as a part of a team or by yourself and make decisions in the absence of management;
  • A valid full class one New Zealand Driver Licence for manual vehicles with no restrictions;
  • A good level of eyesight, hearing and physical fitness. You may be required to pass a physical test as part of our recruitment process;
  • A good level of experience with computers including the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • If you enjoy working as part of a team, can commit to working a 24 hour rotating roster and have excellent customer service and computer skills, don't hesitate, apply now!

    Who we are

    Defence Shared Service Group (DSSG) provides accessible and timely responses to requests for service, acts as the conduit to other Defence Logistics Command Units and is the key point-of-contact between Base and Camp operational commanders and business owners.

    Our goal is to achieve quality customer satisfaction through excellence in service and business solutions. Through our unique culture, passion, commitment to continual improvement and the expertise and professionalism of DSSG team members, we are strategically positioned to provide superior shared services to the NZDF.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.
  • How to Apply

    To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.

    For further information, contact the Security Manager on (04) 527 5267.

    Please note : If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

    Applications close on Tuesday 7 July 2020 .

    Please note : Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.

    The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows :

    Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years , OR
  • is a citizen of, and / or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years : either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA;
  • and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

    If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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