Support Officer

Posted on 09-Aug-2017
Application Close Date: 23-Aug-2017
Job Details
Position Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipVisa Services - Support Officer PD.pdf (PDF, 337KB)
Job Description

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  • Do you have an eye for detail, superb organisational skills and the ability to work independently?
  • Keen to make a difference with Immigration New Zealand?
  • Permanent positions available in Wellington
  • Salary range $40,000 - $45,000
  • Wellington Area Office is currently based in Willis St, Central Wellington but in early December will be relocating to Porirua


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.

Why work for us?

Immigration New Zealand is an extremely complex and dynamic environment.  Our officers are highly skilled and driven.  We have an opportunity within our Wellington Office for a motivated person to join our team as a Support Officer.

About the role:

The Wellington Office is fast paced and dynamic. As a Support Officer, you will support our Immigration Officers with administrative and operational support services in accordance with organisational needs.


The skills listed below are some of the elements we find important to this role:

  • Excellent file management and organisational skills.
  • Flexible with working on high caseloads in high pressure situations.
  • Present ideas, information and advice clearly with the ability to adapt communication styles when needed.
  • Willingness to make a positive difference and continuous process improvements.
  • Comfortable with the use of technology especially within the MS Office applications.
  • A strong moral compass, and be known to act with integrity in all day to day activities.
  • Customer focused and oriented.


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.

Email Rosie Horsfall at quoting ref MBIE/1291226 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 23rd August 2017