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Administration Officer – Otago District based in Milton

Every week Corrections staff wake up and come to work in an environment of high risk and high reward. You have the opportunity to make a positive difference for offenders, prisoners and the New Zealand public.

We are currently looking for a permanent Administration Officer to join our team in based in the Otago district. This position is based in Milton but you may be required to work in Dunedin at times.

As a member of the Community Corrections Team your administration skills, maturity, resilience and life experience will be called into action to positively impact your community.

You will support the team with a great part of the role being front-line reception duties dealing directly with those requiring the service of Probation Officers. Other key tasks involve liaising with organisations and services we work with, processing offender files, preparing documents for court, purchasing materials and record management are some of the many tasks an Administration Officer undertakes. 

Working in a team and customer based environment, you will possess strong interpersonal skills, and a non-judgmental attitude in customer service.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Take pride in their work
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Have excellent computer skills
  • Have extraordinary organisational skills and be able to prioritise tasks
  • Have exceptional customer service skills
  • Have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Have a Full Drivers Licence

As first point of contact it is critical you hold yourself to a high standard of integrity and professionalism and always act as role models for the offenders and communities we work with.

Our staff come from different backgrounds, cultures, education and experience – and together their purpose is to motivate offenders to make positive changes in their lives, and so make our communities safer.

This role is 40 hours; Monday – Friday. The salary range for this role is $42,900 - $51,115 dependent on progression of required competency levels.

Please submit your application online before the closing date of 11:30pm Friday 18 January 2019. E-mailed applications will NOT be considered.

Vacancy Number: CSSR10537

Contact Email Address: Kayleigh Wang

Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Resident Permit holder, or be an Australian citizen or an Australian resident who holds a current Australian Resident Return Visa.

  • Classifications: Administration & Support Services
  • Company: Otago Corrections Facility
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Milton
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand
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