Physical Education Officer

at New Zealand Police
Published June 15, 2024
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Education and Training  
Job Type Full-time  


Physical Education Officer New Zealand Police location Auckland.

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 New Zealand Police have an advanced health, fitness, and wellbeing program for our staff, and are seeking a dynamic health and fitness professional to join our team. As a Physical Education Officer you will work as part of the PEO team in leading the physical fitness, health promotion and wellness initiatives for New Zealand Police within your District.

The role requires out of office exercise and fitness assessments, and office-based activities to plan and lead the activities to keep our people fit for work and fit for life. You manage stakeholder relations and involve an element of planning and coordination. In this role, you will be enabling our people by enhancing their hauora. You will demonstrate a high level of professionalism, empathy, and resilience to help support people to achieve their goals.

Key accountabilities deliver through fitness testing for employment processes. Develop and deliver work related strength and conditioning programs for our high performing people. Identify risks, trends and opportunities through health and lifestyle interventions. Collaborate and engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Deliver Te Whare Tapa Whā to our people. Demonstrate enhancing the Mana and waiora (well-being) of others, so that we can all be safe and feel safe.

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 have a Full Class 1 NZ Driver License and driving a trailer is required. A tertiary qualification in exercise science, human movement, sport science, fitness & health, physical education, or related fields exercise & sport fields. Professional experience in fitness and sports is desirable. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Current First Aid Certificate.

Special requirements 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. To view more detailed information about our recruitment process along with further details about requirements please click below link:

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