Senior Security Advisor Security and Investigations Unit Wellington
Department of Conservation
Wellington, New Zealand
3d ago

The Department of Conservation is an exciting and rewarding organisation to work for. Our vision, shared with others, is that New Zealand is the greatest living space on earth'.

We all work together each day to increase the value of conservation, contributing to the economic, social and cultural success of Aotearoa.

DOC has recently identified the need to establish the Security and Investigations team. The rest of the team is already onboard, we are now increasing the size and capability of the team to support our enhanced security and investigations function.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in proactively managing the security of our people, partners and assets.

The Role

As the Senior Security Advisor, you will provide expertise to support the embedding of processes, systems and controls. You will develop and implement appropriate training and induction resources to build the departments capability and awareness.

As a senior member of the team you will be comfortable acting as team lead for the implementation and delivery of Security & Investigation projects.

You will also be required to contribute to annual and six-monthly planning for the team.

About You

This appointment requires an individual with significant experience in the security or law enforcement industry within the public sector.

You will bring previous experience in an advisory role involving threat mitigation, ideally from a large dispersed organisation.

We are also seeking demonstrated knowledge of PHYSEC as per government Protective Security Requirements. You must be able to obtain security clearance at secret level.

Why work for us?

Aside from being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) we all offer :

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth
  • Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance program and discounted insurance
  • Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites as well as general accommodation discounts
  • Job satisfaction from contributing to crucial and meaningful work
  • Along with the opportunity to make a real impact in this crucial new function, you will be able to utilise your drive and vision to set the direction for the team.

    Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally

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