Parliamentary Security Officer
New Zealand Parliament
Wellington, NZ
2d ago

The Parliamentary Security Group has recently undergone a significant review and change management programme, and we have an exciting opportunity for highly skilled, trained and physically capable security specialists with exceptional customer service skills to fill this newly created position.

The Parliamentary Security Officer plays an integral role within the Security Group, who are collectively responsible for providing 24 hours per day, 7 days per week security services to members of Parliament, staff, contractors, stakeholders, visitors, and customers who work within and visit New Zealand's Parliament.

This includes providing security services at the Electorate & Community Offices which are located throughout New Zealand.

In this key position, you will provide pro-active security and customer services to the Parliamentary Precincts, and to Members of Parliament and staff working in our communities, and in Electorate & Community Offices across New Zealand.

This is a physically active role that is suited to someone with sound judgement and a well-balanced approach as you will be responding to incidents, emergency situations, protests and events.

You will be well known for excellent communication skills and have the resilience and ability to adapt to different situations and scenarios - no two days are ever the same in this environment.

We welcome hundreds of visitors every day and you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and secure operation of security screening, while providing exceptional customer service to our visitors.

What you'll bring to the role :

  • Significant experience in a similar frontline position and the ability to confidently use security screening equipment and tools
  • The ability to exceed specialised training standards which includes a physical capability test to carry out the requirements of the role
  • Exceptional customer service ethos
  • The ability to work co-operatively and collaboratively with a team
  • Experience in responding to emergencies and incidents
  • Of the utmost importance is alignment with our organisational values, and the drive and motivation to move forward in a manner true to these values :

  • Integrity
  • Manaakitanga
  • Accountability
  • Whanaungatanga
  • Empowerment
  • Please note that due to the nature of the work we do, you must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET level National Security Clearance.

    The Security Group strive to be known for their professionalism and to make Parliament an open, accessible, efficient, safe and secure place.

    If you are interested in being a part of our collaborative and engaged team committed to providing the best service to the best Parliament in the world

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