Arms Officer

at New Zealand Police
Location Hamilton, New Zealand
Date Posted September 19, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
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Arms Officer New Zealand Police location Waikato.

About the role as a Arms Officer you will be involved in the management of firearm licensing from issuing new or renewal licenses, linking with Dealers, Collectors, Pistol clubs and license holders contributing to keeping the community safe. You will be part of a high performing, productive team based in Hamilton, and see you in an integral role focused around upholding the provisions on the Arms Act with both internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be experienced in maintaining and handling various firearms, with the ability to review, investigate and make decisions based on the Arms Act. Equally, the successful candidate will be proficient on computer systems and have a keen eye for detail. We work collaboratively across the organisation with various workgroups and with our external partners. Your role will involve managing the end to end licencing process and Arms Act management. You'll enjoy the variety - no two days will be the same! You will need to be able to multi-task, work well under pressure and be able to complete all work with accuracy. A Firearm Licence and full driver's license is also helpful as you may have to drive our work vehicles from time to time.

Key accountabilities strong communication skills - Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with our people, partners and communities. Planning and Prioritising - Having the skills to manage your time, priorities and responsibilities, to ensure consistent and efficient service delivery. Contributing to continuous improvement - Having the experience to apply creative and diverse thinking and show initiative.

Individually responsible and accountable - Being accountable for your performance, and taking responsibility for your contribution and development. Clear state of mind - Understanding your purpose in Police and the outcomes you are striving to deliver. Ability to self-lead as a high performing team member, representing Police in the community you serve.

Special requirements to apply for this role you must be a NZ or Australian Citizen or NZ permanent resident. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full reference and security check prior to any offer of employment being made. Successful applicant must reside in Hamilton region. Successful applicant must hold a current Firearms License.

What you’ll bring being part of the Police whanau 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.

Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place a high emphasis on your mind-set, your alignment with our values, and your ability to work in a high performing team and your leadership. This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

About us our mission is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.