at New Zealand Police
Published November 16, 2023
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  
Band G - $79,948.00 and $92,919.00


Investigator New Zealand Police location Wellington. Band G - $79,948.00 and $92,919.00.

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. Stand at the stern of the canoe and feel the spray of the future biting at your face.

About the role the Covert Online Investigation Team (COLT) is currently seeking Police employees to join the team as an Authorised Officer. As an Investigator, you will lead and support investigations into cyber-enabled Organised Crime and Online Child Exploitation.

Successful applicants will have the unique opportunity to contribute to a specialised investigative capability by enhancing tradecraft, developing covert engagement methods and identifying new investigative techniques.

COLT is looking for investigators who are self-motivated, passionate, have a positive mindset and capable of thinking outside the box when problem solving. They must be proactive in identifying opportunities to disrupt cyber-enabled Organised Crime and Online Child Exploitation.

This role is unique as online offending is borderless and requires investigators to build effective relationships with both domestic and international law enforcement partners. The role requires the highest level of integrity and an interest in covert policing. The position is subject to rotation based on COLT operational demands and individual development.

Key accountabilities partnerships foster and maintain effective relationships with external and internal stakeholders. United supports and leads Online Child Exploitation and Organised Crime investigations. Prioritisation manage support to investigations and time effectively. Professionalism takes pride in representing the New Zealand Police and making a difference in the communities we serve.

Innovation contributes to the development of New Zealand Police online capabilities, tradecraft, and best practice. Decision making ability to manage complex and sensitive investigations and make sound decisions to reduce harm. Courageous state of mind ability to contribute and engage in transformational change and lead by example in accordance with Our Values.

What you'll bring 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.

Must complete NZP COLT Authorised Officer Accreditation within 12-months of appointment. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret National Security Clearance. Successful candidate must reside in Wellington District. Position subject to rotation. Appointment subject to pre-employment testing (psychological/technical assessment). 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 New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for preventing crime and enhancing community safety. It works in partnership with individuals, communities, businesses, and other public sector agencies towards the vision of making New Zealand the safest country. Police is the government's largest front-line response agency with around 15,000 staff in large and small communities all over New Zealand and in liaison and policing development roles overseas.

Your development is highly valued at NZ Police. Our employees enjoy significant investment in their development not only at an individual level, but also at the team and community of practice level. We work hard to match you with work that will both play to your strengths and challenge you in new ways.

The work you'll be engaged in is real, tangible work that directly benefits our frontline and communities. Taken all together, this means we can offer you career path opportunities to progress in your chosen profession and become a more well-rounded, experienced leader, with opportunities across the range of work we support.

Salary this position is covered by a collective agreement and salary will commence between $79,948 and $92,919 dependent on skills and experience relevant to the role.

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