About the role
You can expect to become warranted as a NAIT Officer.
Gain sound knowledge on all aspects of the NAIT scheme and NAIT Act.
Have practical working knowledge of the laws under which investigations and compliance activities operate.
Apply system thinking to proactively identify areas of non-compliance in the NAIT scheme.
Expertly apply the appropriate legislative tools to enable effective detection, reporting and investigation of NAIT scheme non-compliance.
Independently or with other NAIT Officers, prepare and present robust court prosecution cases where significant non-compliance is identified.
Once experience is gained, provide advice or training about NAIT to the primary production sector to increase uptake and compliance of the NAIT scheme.
Travel within New Zealand is required.
Build and sustain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako (Skills & Experience) :
Experience in animal production systems and knowledge of agricultural sectors.
Have a high degree of analytical capability along with an interest in working through large complex data sets.
Be a self-starter, able to take initiative and implement learnings into action.
Practical working knowledge or be able to demonstrate the potential to develop knowledge of the laws under which investigations and compliance activities operate including : NAIT Act, Animal Welfare.
Act, Evidence Act, Criminal Disclosure Act, Criminal Procedures Act, Search and Surveillance Act, Animal Products Act and Biosecurity Act.
Ngā Tohu (Qualification) :
Relevant Tertiary Qualification and / or experience in animal husbandry duties.
Tertiary qualifications and / or equivalent regulatory, compliance and enforcement experience would be an advantage.
If you are successful, you will be expected to attend and successfully complete a comprehensive residential training course of up to three weeks.
The role is an enforcement role, requiring maturity and resilience but can provide real satisfaction within a supportive and inclusive workforce.
Join our team and feel both empowered and supported to make a difference in animal traceability and farming practice in your community.
If this sounds like you and you have the motivation and desire to be successful within a dynamic team, we would encourage you to submit an application.
Your cover letter and CV will be assessed against the bullet points listed above.