Immigration Officer

at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Published August 29, 2023
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  
WST 34,278 - WST 44,524 (AUD)


Immigration Officer Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment location Wellington. WST 34,278 - WST 44,524 (AUD).

Discover a career with purpose at MBIE Permanent full-time position Apia based role. Provide high quality customer service. Interesting, fast paced and challenging work. Salary WST $34,278 - WST $44,524.

About MBIE or Immigration New Zealand the purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow New Zealand's economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. Immigration New Zealand has an active role in this by bringing the best people New Zealand needs to prosper. The role of Immigration Officer will report within the Visa Services division, and Visa Services is the main processing and operational arm of INZ.

About the role with your eye for detail and analytical skills complimented by your natural passion for New Zealand and enthusiasm for making positive changes, an exciting career within Immigration New Zealand could be waiting for you.

As an Immigration Officer you will be responsible for processing visa applications, you'll be taking the information available to you and using this to make sound decisions as you process visa applications. You will be interpreting immigration legislation, and utilising your proven analysis, judgement and decision making abilities to make quality immigration decisions. You will use your strong writing and information assessment skills to manage a fast paced processing and case focussed workload.

Skills and Experience required a relevant tertiary qualification is advantageous. Recent experience in, customer service or service delivery environment. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, with proven expertise conveying concepts, policy, and information clearly and concisely to any audience in both English and Samoan.

Computing literacy and aptitude in MS Office applications, and technology generally. Time management ability to effectively manage high volume workflow and case loads. A strong moral compass, and be known to ‘act with integrity' in all you undertake. The motivation and willingness to make a positive difference as a proactive team member.

Our new Immigration Officer will be employed as a locally engaged staff member and must be a NZ or Samoan Citizen with the right to work and live in Samoa. About MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.

We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand.

We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.

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