Corrections Officers
Department of Corrections
Wellington, New Zealand
6d ago
  • Are you looking for a chance to stand up and be a role model?
  • Are you looking for a rewarding career change?
  • Join an organisation that offers you support, development and career opportunities
  • CORRECTIONS OFFICERS

    Join our Frontline Whanau today!

    Due to Operational requirements we are only able to recruit for male officers at this stage.

    We are seeking candidates who :

  • Are passionate about helping others
  • Are good role models within their community
  • Understand and demonstrate the kaupapa values of the Department- Whanau, Kaitiaki, Rangatira, Manaaki and Wairua
  • Demonstrate strong integrity and safety awareness
  • The role of a Corrections Officer is about influencing offenders to make the right choices, take the right action at the right time and support their pathway towards an offence-

    free lifestyle. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of attributes and life experiences with them.

    In this job your contribution counts and you can have a positive effect on the lives of others and public safety. It’s more challenging, more interesting and more rewarding than you can imagine.

    Why join the Department of Corrections as a Corrections Officer?

  • Full paid training in a new built for purpose facility
  • Development opportunities- this could be the start of a long lasting career
  • Supportive learning environment
  • We are a progressive organisation proud of our diversity that promote equal opportunities
  • To be eligible you need :

  • A current full New Zealand or international driver licence (must be able to drive a manual vehicle as a requirement for this position).
  • The legal right to work in New Zealand for a minimum 24 Months
  • The ability to pass a full drug test and medical assessment
  • Approval of any declared convictions or conflicts of interest in accordance with the Corrections delegations policy
  • We are looking for a diverse range of candidates, from different cultures with varied backgrounds and experience. For more information, please visit www.

    frontlinejobs.corrections.govt.nz . To contact us email frontlinejobs corrections.govt.nz or phone 0800 437 668.

    Our standards are high so should you apply to join us you will undergo a comprehensive selection process that will assess you against our core requirements.

    You’ll then complete a residential twelve week initial training course. In return you’ll get opportunities for professional development, promotion and the ability to gain a qualification in offender management.

    Starting salary of $51,490 increasing to $54,001 after initial training. All candidates are required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-

    employment medical, physical and drug testing

    At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you’ll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.

    www.corrections.govt.nz / careers

    For more information about this position please click here.

    Job Description : Corrections Officer

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