Technical Supervisor, Defence Communications
New Zealand Army
Devonport, Auckland , NZ
9h ago

Mō te tūnga About the role

The purpose of the Defence Communications Station Devonport (DCSD) Technical Supervisor position is to supervise the installation and maintenance of all communication and support equipment at the DCSD, with a particular focus on high frequency radio communication systems and IT networking.

To achieve this objective, the technical supervisor, under the indirect supervision of the Engineering Officer manages their section’s technical and rigging responsibilities and all aspects of their staff and their administration needs.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and Experience

Along with your leadership experience, you will have sound knowledge of high frequency radio communications and information systems support.

Equally important you will have in-depth knowledge on technical administration processes and controls.

Ideally we are looking for someone with qualifications in radio telecommunications to NQF Level 4.

This position also forms part of a 24 hour support service and as such requires the Supervisor to reside in the local area and be incorporated into a weekly afterhours on-call roster, as well as providing second tier support in the event that the on-call person cannot resolve the issue in a timely manner.

You will be well compensated for this requirement.

Mō mātou About Us

DCSD provides the continuous provision and support of communication and information systems to the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) within the Devonport Naval Base and deployed New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) elements under the control of Headquarters Joint Force New Zealand (HQJFNZ).

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.

Nōu te rourou What's in it for you

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 :

  • Full time ongoing work;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.
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