Corrections Officers
Department of Corrections
Wellington, New Zealand
28d ago
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  • CORRECTIONS OFFICERS

    Changes Lives, Shape Futures- embark on a challenging and rewarding career

    We are seeking candidates who :

  • Are passionate about helping others
  • Are good role models within their community
  • Understand and demonstrate the kaupapa values of the Department- Whanau, Kaitiaki, Rangatira, Manaaki and Wairua
  • Demonstrate strong integrity and safety awareness
  • The role of a Corrections Officer is about influencing offenders to make the right choices, take the right action at the right time and support their pathway towards an offence-

    free lifestyle. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of attributes and life experiences with them.

    In this job your contribution counts and you can have a positive effect on the lives of others and public safety. It’s more challenging, more interesting and more rewarding than you can imagine.

    To be eligible you need :

  • Hold a current full New Zealand or international driver licence (must be able to drive a manual vehicle as a requirement for this position).
  • The legal right to work in New Zealand for a minimum 24months
  • The ability to pass a full drug test and medical assessment
  • Approval of any declared convictions or conflicts of interest in accordance with the Corrections delegations policy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Resilience with the ability to cope with challenging situations
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • We are looking for a diverse range of candidates, from different cultures with different backgrounds and experience. If you would like more information on whether this is the right role for you please visit www.

    frontlinejobs.corrections.govt.nz or contact us on the email frontlinejobs corrections.govt.nz or phone number 0800 437 668.

    Our standards are high so should you apply to join us you will undergo a comprehensive selection process that assesses you on our core requirements.

    You’ll then complete a residential twelve week initial training course. In return you’ll get opportunities for professional development, promotion and the ability to gain a qualification in offender management.

    Starting salary of $51,490 increasing to $54,001 after initial training. All candidates are required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-

    employment medical, physical and drug tests.

    At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you’ll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.

    www.corrections.govt.nz / careers

    For more information about this position please click here.

    Job Description : Corrections Officer

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