Support Officer
Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, NZ
11h ago

Job Description

Biosecurity Support Officer

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

Working as part of a close-knit team you will be responsible for providing Business Support to the Border Clearance Managers and frontline staff.

Some of your core day to day duties will involve the following : -

  • Data entry and administration
  • Managing a team email inbox and responding to emails
  • Travel Bookings
  • Processing invoices and ordering goods
  • Assisting with other Operational Support functions
  • Mōu - About You

    We need you to be agile and adaptable, someone who thrives in a complex and sometimes ambiguous environment. Our ideal candidate is a team player who is strong on systems, processes, and relationships.

    We are looking for high level ability within the MS Suite and sound secretariat skills and experience. You will take pride in completing your work to a high level, providing input to improve, develop processes and want to become part of a supportive team, then you are just the type of person that our Support Team of the Intelligence & Biosecurity Support Services Directorate is looking to recruit.

  • Knowledge of administration and business support systems and processes
  • A drive to deliver an exceptional customer experience in every interaction
  • Effective communication, questioning and listening skills
  • Multitasking and prioritizing across multiple stakeholders
  • A high level of organizational skills, the ability to deliver on time and solve problems as they arise.
  • Clean criminal record
  • Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI

    The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.

    The Biosecurity branch has a critical role in preventing harmful organisms crossing New Zealand's borders. It manages border and compliance activities as well as preparing for, and responding to, any biosecurity incursions that may occur.

    The branch also manages MPI's centralised intelligence, planning and co-ordination group which was established to manage food, biosecurity and animal welfare response consistently and effectively.

    To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here

    Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua : - Benefits of working at MPI

  • Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
  • Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Workstation assessment
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses / frames
  • See the benefits of working at MPI

    Salary - Utu

    The salary range for this role is H which is circa $50k and $60k depending on skills and experience.

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