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

    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. . To contact us email frontlinejobs 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. / careers

    For more information about this position please click here.

    Job Description : Corrections Officer

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