Quarantine Officer
NZ Ministry for Primary Industries
Auckland MPI Centre, NZ
2d ago

Role type : Full-time, permanent roleLocation : Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland)Salary band : $61,401 to $76,209 depending on skills and experience Your country needs you!Ministry for Primary Industries, Biosecurity New Zealand are now recruiting Quarantine Officers for 2022!Ko te pae tawhiti whaia kia tata- seek the distant horizon until it draws nearKo te pae tata whakamaua kia tina - when it is in reach seize it and hold fast!

  • Would you like a career that is challenging, full of variety, and of critical importance to the future of New Zealand?
  • Are you passionate about protecting this beautiful country at the frontline?Our Quarantine Officers are highly trained, every-day New Zealanders doing an extraordinary job for their country.
  • We work with importers, industry, and airlines to ensure that cargo and passengers entering New Zealand are free of biosecurity risk.

    The Ministry for Primary Industries, Biosecurity New Zealand helps protect New Zealand's natural environment, primary industries and people against exotic pests and diseases.

    What the job offers - He aha te mahi e tuku

  • A breadth of work work at an international airport, mail centre, port and cargo facility
  • Full training is provided (a mix of classroom, and on-the-job training)
  • Further Development Opportunities for those prepared to put in extra effort, there are opportunities in Leadership, Analysis and also Subject Matter Expertise and training.
  • Join a high-performing team that are passionate about their job, protecting NZ and living the MPI values
  • A great salary with benefits and allowances as you progress your careerWhat will you offer us? - He aha ta koe e tuku ai ki a matou?
  • We're looking for passionate, self-motivated people who enjoy a range of tasks and worksites
  • You will be fit and healthy as you will be standing for periods of time
  • Working indoors and sometimes outdoors will appeal to you
  • You will have strong communication skills (oral and written), a commitment to customer service, delivering to stakeholders and a desire to work in a continuously changing environment
  • You have the ability to perform accurate data entry, as this is a critical component in this position
  • An interest or qualification in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, botany, or environmental science
  • You will have work experience in a life science or service industry
  • You must be a Citizen or Permanent Resident of New Zealand to apply for this role. Fluent English is a must with a second language being a bonus.
  • The application process will include the completion of an online application, online questionnaire and uploading of your CV and cover letter, so please allow approximately 30 minutes to submit your application.

    If you are successful in progressing through to the assessment centre, you will also need to provide a copy of the Ishihara Eye Test at that stage more information can be found on our website below.

    Please note, there is a 12 month stand-down period if you have attended the Quarantine Officer Assessment previously Applications close 28 June 2022For more information please email tina.

    rush mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.

    Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally.

    We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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