About the role
The Criminal Investigations Group at Police National Headquarters (PNHQ) is responsible for providing specialist covert technical surveillance capabilities to primarily support serious crime (homicides) and organised crime (drugs & gangs) investigations across all Police districts.
To enable and deliver Our Business and support the NZ Police vision to be the safest country, we are looking for a proactive Technical Operative to join our team in Wellington.
Operatives will contribute to the high-quality delivery of services aligned to Our Values' and the Police High Performance Framework.
To be successful in your application, will be required to meet the recruit standards and complete the Constabulary recruitment process and mandatory vetting.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our highly innovative, motivated and skilled team. Working in an agile and dynamic environment, the work primarily involves supporting other Operatives with the deployment of surveillance devices to listen to, track or observe activity.
A position exists in Wellington within the Covert Method of Entry (CMoE) team with a focus on mechanical access (lock picking) and electronic security systems.
Applicants will have demonstrated industry experience and skills covering some of the following :
Additional skills including telecommunications (networking and WLAN), RF systems and electronics are also desirable.
A strong technical background, initiative, innovation and a continuous improvement mind-set are key requirements for this challenging but rewarding position.
The Technical Operative will have good interpersonal skills, demonstrate sound judgement, and role model behaviours that encourages a positive and constructive team culture.
Key Accountabilities :
What you'll bring :
Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police.
Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place a high emphasis on your mindset, your alignment with our values, your leadership and your ability to work in and develop a high performing team.
Specifically, you will :
This role is set at Individual Contributor level. This means your key purpose is to deliver (or enable others to deliver) Our Business .
For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL : .
These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time.
For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL : https : / / www.police.govt.nz / sites / default / files / publications / nzp-our-values.pdf
To view the position description for this role please copy and paste this link into a new browser : https : / / www.police.
govt.nz / sites / default / files / pd / 04-2021 / technical operative - technical operations group pd.pdf
To be eligible for a Top Secret security clearance you must be a NZ citizen. Alternatively you must hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa.
In rare circumstances, other candidates may be considered for security vetting.
Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 10 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken.
Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.
Use this online tool to self-check your eligibility for a TSsecurity clearance. Please note that this tool is not part of the formal security clearance process : http : / / www.
protectivesecurity.govt.nz / eligibility-tool
Our Vision is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.
Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We're open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.
For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL : https : / / www.police.govt.nz / careers