Arms Administrator

at New Zealand Police
Published June 20, 2023
Location Palmerston North, New Zealand
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Arms Administrator New Zealand Police location Manawatu. Salary Starting From $57,083.00.

Company description New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.

We're working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business' and achieve long-term change.

About the role Firearms Safety Authority regulates the Arms Act 1983 to promote and control the safe possession and use of firearms and other weapons. We're modernising how we do this by introducing new ways to improve regulatory outcomes and service experiences.

As an administrator within a dedicated district firearms team, you will play an integral role in improving public safety by stopping firearms falling into the wrong hands and reducing the risk of people becoming victims of firearms crime. Directly supporting the Central District firearms licensing team, you will be involved in the day-to-day processing of new and renewal applications for a New Zealand firearms licence.

Are you great at administration, have service centric skills and a keen eye for detail but no knowledge of firearms or of the Arms Act and Regulations? When you join our team, you'll be supported with the right training to ensure you grow confidently in the role and develop a good understanding of firearms and legislation.

At Police we foster a high-performance culture where our people are supported and enabled to do their best, where you have options to work flexibly (from home, and from a Police building), and where your health and wellbeing is paramount. A core value of Police is Valuing Diversity. We recognise the value different perspectives and experiences bring to what we do. We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, backgrounds, life skills, and levels of experience.

Key accountabilities ability to work Microsoft office suite, and applications required for the role. Good interpersonal skills, ability to engage with public. Ability to plan and prioritise work. Able to work at steady pace, with good attention to detail. Able to embrace and adapt to change. You understand the importance of confidentially of personal information.

What you'll bring being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police.

Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

Applicants need to be able to work in New Zealand. Complete the Police Vetting process. This role is set at an Individual Contributor. level this means your key purpose is to deliver (or enable others to deliver) "Our Business". Pre-Employment checks a standard vetting check is required. Drug and alcohol testing.

About us our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.

Working flexibly your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We're open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.

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