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Administration Support Officer - Waikeria

  • New Zealand Government

Job Description

Do you have the enthusiasm, dedication, and the skills to become an Administration Support Officer within Ara Poutama Aotearoa, Department of Corrections?
This could be just the opportunity you are looking for!
Mō te tūnga | About the role
This is an opportunity to be part of a great organisation where you will support our management team at Waikeria Prison.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Reception and phone duties are a key component of this role, this will include liaising with our management team and other stakeholders
Liaising with organisations and services we work with
Processing files
Purchasing materials
Record management and ensuring correspondence, reports and other documentation meet Department timelines and standards
Provide administration support across our site by setting up meeting invites, taking minutes, and recording actions, communicating with external stakeholders and filing
In this busy role you will enjoy working collaboratively as one team in a challenging and fast paced environment, be able to multitask, remain adaptable, follow and adhere to policies and procedures, and have sound judgement in prioritising tasks and activities to meet deadlines.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Manaaki and respect for all that we deal with on a day-to-day basis
Good experience and knowledge of office administration
Resilience when dealing with difficult situations in changing environments and a pragmatic approach to problem solving
The ability to organise effectively, be adaptable, multi-task and meet deadlines
The ability to be a strong team player who can work collaboratively across a dynamic team of administrators.
The ability to work with a wide range of people, from all walks of life, while maintaining a friendly and non-judgemental attitude
A high level of integrity and the ability to maintain privacy while working with sensitive and personal information
Good knowledge of computer software and database systems including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel), with the ability to learn new systems quickly
Payroll experience is a plus
If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for and can hit the ground running, then we would love to hear from you!
You will need a full New Zealand Driver Licence for this role.
Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, New Zealand Resident Permit holder, Australian citizen or an Australian resident who holds a current Australian Resident Return Visa.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The salary range for this position is $59,717 - $63,434 pa. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Mō mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
Our preferred candidate will share our values and be committed to our Hōkai Rangi strategy. Knowledge of Te Ao Māori, or a willingness to learn, is essential to ensure the delivery of the most appropriate services for those who come through our doors.
It would be encouraged that you view our Hokai Rangi Strategy to support your understanding of what we are as an Organisation and what our goals and visions are to apply this within your application.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a detailed Cover Letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the Department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values, your skills and attributes you bring to the role and provide examples.
All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at MahiWaikeria@corrections.govt.nz.

Requirements

Good experience and knowledge of office administrationResilience when dealing with difficult situations in changing environments and a pragmatic approach to problem solvingThe ability to organise effectively, be adaptable, multi-task and meet deadlinesThe ability to be a strong team player who can work collaboratively across a dynamic team of administratorsThe ability to work with a wide range of people, from all walks of life, while maintaining a friendly and non-judgemental attitudeA high level of integrity and the ability to maintain privacy while working with sensitive and personal informationGood knowledge of computer software and database systems including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel), with the ability to learn new systems quicklyPayroll experience is a plus
Administration Support OfficerWaikeria PrisonOffice AdministrationResilienceProblem SolvingTeam PlayerIntegrityPrivacy MaintenanceMicrosoft OfficePayroll
New Zealand Government Administration Support Officer - Waikeria