Senior Instructor
New Zealand Government
Auckland, Auckland
15h ago
source : ExploreJobs

Devonport, AucklandPermanentThis is a full time permanent (civ) positionWhat you will doThe Senior Instructor manages the policy, training and delivery of all sailing activities carried out with in the RNZN to facilitate leadership training in a maritime environment, in support of the NZDF Leadership Development System.

In this role you will be the Chief Instructor (Sail) for the RNZN Royal Yachting Association Recognised Training Centre, and the authority for assessment and award of Sail Training Craft qualifications.

What we needWe are seeking a person with a passion for the maritime environment, sailing, training and leadership development.

You will bring significant experience in teaching or instructing, in addition to this you will also have a vast amount of offshore sailing / skippering experience.

This prior knowledge and experience has given you an in-depth knowledge of the marine industry in NZ, including relevant courses and syllabi.

  • In terms of qualifications / courses, you will need to have : NZDF Foundation Instructor course or Adult Learning qualification;
  • Royal Yachting Association Cruising Instructor or higher, a Yachtmaster Instructor would be preferable;Coastguard Boating Education Tutor;
  • A Maritime New Zealand Commercial Qualification such as Skipper Restricted Limits or higher.Please note that suitable applicants will need to complete a practical test and undergo psychometric testing as part of the evaluation process.

    Who we areThe Experiential Leadership Squadron (ELS) is part of the Leadership Development Group (LDG) within Devonport Naval Base.

    The Squadron primarily delivers experiential leadership training in a maritime environment, mariner skills and adventurous training, to the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) and NZDF community.

    The unit also provides recreational activities and support to other government departments.Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-

    being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why UsGreat opportunity to influence the direction that maritime leadership training is going within the RNZN.By joining our team you are making a great career decision.

  • A recent staff satisfaction survey highlighted why : Be part of an effective team with freedom and flexibility to do my job;
  • Able to maintain a balance between my personal and working life;Inspired to go the extra mile to help NZDF succeed.Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF!How to ApplyTo view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.

    For further information, contact Phil Bishop on 021 229 5534.Please note : If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

    Applications close on Friday 28 June 2019.Please note : Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.

  • The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows : Low level Security Clearancemost preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, ORis a citizen of, and / or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years : either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA);
  • and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

    If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.#LI-AS1

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