Communications Centre Officer (2x)
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has a strength of common purpose and a passion to sustainably grow and to protect Aotearoa, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.
It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen.
Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. We're working towards sustainability, protection, growth and participation.
Mō te peka - About the Branch
Biosecurity New Zealand has a critical role in preventing harmful organisms crossing New Zealand's borders. Along with preparing for and responding to biosecurity incursions, it also manages border and compliance activities, diagnostics and surveillance activities and MPI's centralised intelligence, planning and co-ordination group.
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Mō tō mātou rōpū - About the Team
MPI is looking for full time communications centre officers for our Health and Safety monitoring team in Porirua. This exciting role provides safety overwatch for our field teams and effectively a Ministry centric 111 system for our staff.
In staying connected you will be required to use two way radio, land line, satphone and satellite based texting to monitor deployed staff.
All MPI vehicles are also tracked with emergency and collision alarms.
When not directly monitoring field staff you will be responsive to electronic reporting issues from the commercial fishing fleet, where appropriate issuing formal notices allowing vessels to keep fishing.
As part of a team of up to four operators, you will also field calls and questions on our fishing POACHER line, assigning jobs to staff or answering legislative questions.
Successful candidates will undergo five weeks paid training, Monday to Friday, prior to joing the roster. The National Communications Centre will be operating during the hours 5am to midnight, seven days a week from January 2022.
Current hours are 7am to 10pm.
Operators work rotating shifts of generally 10 hours and eight shifts every fortnight.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
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Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua : - Benefits of working at MPI
Salary range for this role is $50K to $68K depending on skills and experience
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