Administration Officer

at Department of Corrections
Location Kerikeri, New Zealand
Date Posted January 17, 2023
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Full-time
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Administration Officer Department of Corrections location Northland.

Full time Mon - Friday, permanent opportunity, Flexible working, Located at our Service Centre in Kaikohe.

Do you have the enthusiasm, dedication and the skills to become an Administration Officer within Ara Poutama Aotearoa, Department of Corrections. This could be just the opportunity you are looking for We are currently looking for a full-time, permanent Administration Officer, to join our small but dedicated team at our Service Centre in Kaikohe.

About the role this is a great opportunity to kick start your career by joining an organisation that makes a real difference to your community.

In this busy role you will enjoy working collaboratively as one team in a challenging and fast paced environment.  Your day-to-day role will see you proactively providing a range of administrative services, including frontline reception duties, such as answering phones, taking messages, and supporting visitors to the site. Purchasing materials and stocktaking. Ordering catering and booking travel. Managing shared inboxes, Processing files, Providing support for the management of office facilities and assets. Providing additional administrative support such as the coordination of meetings and minute taking. This is a full-time position, you will be working Monday to Friday.

Skills and experience the preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate good knowledge of computer software and database systems including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel), with the ability to learn new skills quickly. Experience and knowledge of office administration would be an advantage. The ability to organise effectively, be adaptable, multi-task and meet deadlines. Excellent customer facing and communication skills. Enthusiasm and the ability to work both in a team environment and independently.

If you have a genuine interest in our kaupapa and if you are motivated to support others in a team environment, then we want to hear from you. Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, New Zealand Resident Permit holder, Australian citizen or an Australian resident who holds a current Australian Resident Return Visa.

Salary the starting salary for this role is $46,429 and the midpoint of the salary range is $49,348. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.

About us Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy.

Apply Now to apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.