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Company Department of Corrections
Location Wanganui, Manawatu / Wanganui
Listed Fri 8 Feb, 4:46 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference CSNOBP9944.1
Contact Email Address:

We are seeking candidates who:
  • Are passionate about helping others
  • Are good role models within their community
  • Understand and demonstrate the kaupapa values of the Department- Whanau, Kaitiaki, Rangatira, Manaaki and Wairua
  • Possess skills and experience relevant to working in a varied and challenging environment
  • Demonstrate strong integrity and safety awareness

The role of a Corrections Officer is about influencing offenders to make the right choices, take the right action at the right time and support their pathway towards an offence-free lifestyle. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of attributes and life experiences with them. In this job your contribution counts and you can have a positive effect on the lives of others and public safety. It’s more challenging, more interesting and more rewarding than you can imagine.

To be eligible you need:
  • A current full New Zealand or international driver licence (must be able to drive a manual vehicle as a requirement for this position).
  • The legal right to work in New Zealand for a minimum 24 Months
  • The ability to pass a full drug test and medical assessment
  • Approval of any declared convictions or conflicts of interest in accordance with the Corrections delegations policy

We are looking for a diverse range of candidates, from different cultures with varied backgrounds and experience. For more information, please visit .

All candidates need to be available to attend an Assessment Centre on the 25th February 2019 in Palmerston North.

Starting salary of $51,490 increasing to $54,001 after initial training. All candidates are required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-employment medical, physical and drug testing .

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.