Immigration Officer

Posted on 13-Jul-2017
Application Close Date: 28-Jul-2017
Job Details
Immigration Officer
Position Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipVisa Services - Immigration Officer PD.pdf (PDF, 365KB)
Job Description

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• Are you interested in a fast-paced, high learning government decision making role?
• Do you have sound processing experience and a strong passion for customer service?
• Support Immigration New Zealand to support its objectives
• Permanent positions available in our Wellington branch (relocating to Porirua in late 2017)
• Starting salary between $45K to $55K, negotiable based on experience


About MBIE:

The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.

About the role:

The Wellington Area Office is fast paced and dynamic. As an Immigration Officer in our branch, you'll make quality immigration decisions through the effective use of immigration legislation, and your strong analysis, judgment and decision making capabilities.
This is a chance to play a key role for your country. In this role you will be responsible for assessing and determining visa applications from a variety of work streams.

Please note that this role is currently based in the Wellington CBD but will be relocating to Porirua from late 2017.

Skills and experience required:

• Recent experience in a customer service or service delivery environment
• Superior written communication ability, with expertise conveying concepts, policy, and information clearly and concisely to any audience.
• Recent processing knowledge and experience
• Organisational skill to manage fluctuating workloads to set timeframes without direct supervision.
• Rounded organisational and time management ability to manage workflow and caseloads.
• The motivation and willingness to make a positive difference as a proactive team member
• Computing literacy and aptitude in MS Office applications, and technology generally
• Flexible with working on multiple work streams and able to adapt to change on a short notice.
• Mental agility to learn and apply immigration policy and be a continuous learner
• A strong moral compass, and be known to ‘act with integrity' in all you undertake
• A relevant tertiary qualification is advantageous

Ideal applicants will be system thinkers; people who are able to identify improvements to existing processes and procedures to enhance the overall customer experience.

Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or hold a residence class visa


How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.


Please note that this role may require a video interview as part of the recruitment process

Email Kirsty Bradshaw at quoting ref MBIE/1286151 if you have any further questions.


Applications close at 5pm on Friday 28th July 2017