Court Security Officer

at Ministry of Justice
Location Tauranga, New Zealand
Date Posted October 16, 2020
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Full-time
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Court Security Officer Ministry of Justice location Bay of Plenty.

Te ahuatunga a te turanga/About the role as Court Security Officers we take pride in serving our community by providing a safe and secure environment for people to gain access to the justice system, without fear of intimidation or violence. Our roles have variety and we get great satisfaction in our work. We interact, assist and build relationships with diverse groups of people every day, to provide a safe and secure court environment.

We receive great training, sharing our knowledge and experience across our national network which supports us becoming successful in our careers. Strong team camaraderie comes with the job. We trust and support each other to deliver an excellent service. We work hard, enjoy a good laugh and have each other's backs. A place you can be yourself.

This will be an overview of your role engaging and building relationships with a diverse range of people. Security screening, operating and maintaining CCTV and electronic access systems. Interacting with other agencies (i.e. Police, Corrections) to ensure smooth court operations. Patrolling public areas and carrying out building security checks, responding to duress alarm activations and identifying and responding appropriately to security incidents.

As part of this role you will be supported with a full induction programme and training. Full Time roles are 40 hours a week and Part Time roles are 20 hours a week. There may be some paid overtime available when extra cover is required. Rostered hours may include a minimum 4-hour shift on Saturdays.

He pukenga tou/Skills and experience judges, staff, contractors, stakeholders and customers come through our Court doors every day. Ensuring their safety is vital, and that's why we're looking for the right person with the right skills and experience to join our Court Security team people oriented, Technology Savvy, Able to de-escalate conflict, Physically able to engage in full contact Officer safety, control & restraint training, A NZ or Australian Resident or Citizen, A holder of a full, clean NZ drivers' licence and clean criminal record.