Labour Standards Officer
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Wellington, Newzealand
2d ago
source : Hireejobs

Labour Standards Officer Grow your career in employment relations Develop facilitation skills Be part of a recognized high performing team within the Labour Inspectorate About the role The Labour Standards Officer is a sought after role to start your career dealing with employment relations issues You will be expected to work autonomously have a proactive approach to your work keep uptodate with changes in the legislation and adhere to deadlines You will also contribute to a highperforming team and actively take part in team quality and review processes In this role you will gain extensive knowledge on minimum employment standards legislation which you will apply daily towards triaging and escalating reactive complaints raised by employees about minimum employment standards breaches and resolving issues which relate to oneoff breaches of minimum employment standards You will be provided with regular guidance and continuous professional development including the opportunity to study for nationally recognised regulatory qualifications This role is a permanent fulltime position based in Auckland CBD although we may be open to accommodating in our Porirua or Christchurch offices for the right candidate Skills and experience required Whilst this is an entry level position it is preferred for the candidate to possess the following attributes A strong interest and or study towards developing a career in employment relations Using strong analytical and critical thinking skills to make effective and sound decisions Flexibility in approach to problem solving Effective questioning ability to understand clients circumstances and identify underlying issues and apply relevant legislative policy principles Ability to be a professional influence in challenging situations Ability to explain complex issues and policies in a manner that can clearly be understood and applied by clients both over the phone and in written communication Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records Ability to relate to and build rapport with people from different backgrounds Strong team player with ability to work collaboratively Highly learning agile and with strong ability to contribute to and support a team learning culture Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritise your workload Must have legal right to live and work in NZ Why work for us Investing towards the development of our regulatory staff is a key focus for MBIE We aim to create a culture where our regulators are empowered to bring in fresh perspectives to issues and are constantly challenged think outside the box MBIE offers significant opportunity for developing experience across a broad variety of areas We encourage excellence and proactively support development through onthejob learning training courses conferences and seminars development programmes secondments and study opportunities About MBIE and the Labour Inspectorate The purpose of the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE is to Grow New Zealand for All Our goal is to create a strong and highperforming economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive The Labour Standards Officer is a team member position in MBIEs Labour Inspectorate The Labour Inspectorate is accountable for the enforcement of minimum employment standards through Detecting and addressing noncompliance with minimum employment standards legislation Providing information and education to support compliance and raise awareness of employment standards Preventing noncompliance by assisting employers to implement systems and practices that comply with employment law Providing services that encourage and support employers and employees to resolve employment standards disputes The Labour Standards Team supports the Labour Inspectorate by assisting employees and employers to resolve oneoff instances where minimum employment standards have been breached Labour Standards Officers provide assistance advice education and information primarily by telephone to clients of the Labour Inspectorate in order to enable them to meet their legislative requirements relating to minimum employment standards How to apply Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our online careers website Here you can download the full job description and submit an application Please attach a CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role For tracking and evaluation purposes all applications must be formally submitted via the online advertisement Refer to the job description for further information on the role if you have any further questions you can email moniac chow2 mbie govt nz referencing MBIE 1453369w Applications close at 5pm on 17th March 2020

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