Administration Support Officer

at Department of Corrections
Published November 16, 2023
Location Timaru, New Zealand
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  
$49,708 - $57,306 per annum


Administration Support Officer Department of Corrections location Canterbury. The salary range is $49,708 - $57,306 per annum.

About the role we are looking for a full-time, permanent Administration Support Officer to join our property team at Christchurch Men's Prison. Reporting to the Receptions/Movements Manager you will be an integral part of a small but dedicated team that provides support in our Receiving Office, which is where people in our care are processed as they arrive, leave, or transfer prison.  In this role you will be primarily responsible for overseeing the accurate collation, collection and recording of all personal property for those in our care who are being transferred out of the facility.

Computer literacy and good attention to detail is paramount in this role as you will be entering a lot of data into the Department's computer database. You will also be people-facing and will have interactions with both people in our care from behind a screen, as well as members of the public visiting the prison.

The position is physically based at Christchurch Men's Prison and is a full-time position. The position is based on rostered day time shifts, and there is a requirement to work every third weekend as a part of the cyclic roster.

Please note, the enclosed job description (JD) for this position has the general working title ‘Administration Support Officer'. This JD covers a variety of administrative positions across Corrections including Property Officers, and you may be required to undertake some, or all of the duties noted according to operational requirements.  This can be varied within the overall Administration Support structure.

About you, we are interested in hearing from people who have a genuine interest in our kaupapa and possess the following skills/experience computer literacy and sound working knowledge of MS Word/Excel and Outlook.

Great face-to-face people skills i.e., the ability to interact confidently and professionally with people in our care and staff. Ability to process data quickly with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to learn new skills quickly, follow instructions and have the courage to ask relevant questions.

Strong work ethic along with the ability to work successfully as a part of a team. The ability to adhere to strict policies and procedures and maintain compliance. Good physical health as heavy lifting is required. You will need a Full New Zealand Driver Licence for this role. 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 and benefits the salary range for this role is $49,708 - $57,306 per annum, and appointment for the successful candidate will be based on skills and experience relevant to the role.

About us ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and conveys the responsibility for those in our care to reach their potential and our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve.

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.

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