As an Investigator with the Ministry for Primary Industries, you'll be at the forefront of safeguarding New Zealand's unique environment we are responsible for criminal investigations in sectors relating to biosecurity, food safety, fisheries, forestry, and animal welfare.
What do we need from you?
We are seeking an experienced Senior Investigators / and or Investigators to join our investigation team based in Wellington, Petone.
As a multi-warranted investigator, you will ensure MPI targets offending effectively across all sectors - as you plan, lead and undertaking criminal investigations.
As an experienced professional you will be meticulous in all aspects of your investigation and file preparation. You will be good at working in a team environment, as you'll be working together with other investigators to prepare and then present robust prosecution cases.
A key skill for this role is the ability to communicate broadly with everyone from high level stakeholders to external agencies to individuals who may not be very happy to speak with you.
You'll also have the ability to digest large amounts of information and pull out the relevant and most important elements to support the case you've built.
You should be inquisitive, intelligent, and able to interview individuals, collect evidence and deploy a range of modern investigative techniques.
Ideally you will have Police Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) experience, fraud investigative skills, or other similar investigative training.
You will be familiar with search and surveillance legislation, criminal procedure, evidence law, and criminal disclosure.
In addition to your investigative experience, you will be familiar with managing risk, deadlines, sensitive issues and confidentiality in an enforcement setting.
This is an operational role, requiring an ability to work outdoors in remote rural and coastal areas of New Zealand.
Ready to apply?
A security clearance classification to the level of SECRET is required for this position.
Successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain this clearance so please visit http : / / www.mpi.govt.nz / about-
mpi / careers / apply / security-clearance for more information before applying.
In order to be considered for this role, you must either be a New Zealand resident or citizen and given this position is safety sensitive the preferred applicant / s for the position will be required to undergo a drug and alcohol pre-
employment screening test. Further information on this process can be found on our careers site under the application process, on pre-employment checks page.
For further information, please refer to the job description on our careers page. If you have a recruitment enquiry, email Elvis.
Madar mpi.govt.nz. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
Applications close : 16 September 2018.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone's differences are valued and respected.
We welcome enquires from everyone and value diversity in the workplace and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.
MPI is an employer of choice.