Labour Inspector - Labour Inspectorate | Auckland
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Position Description Labour Inspector.pdf (PDF, 382KB)
|Application Close Date:||27-May-2019|
- Make a difference in the community
- Ensure fair working conditions for all
- Permanent opportunity, based in Manukau
In this challenging but rewarding role in the Labour Inspectorate, you will work with a diverse range of people and cultures across a wide variety of industry sectors. You will have the authority and autonomy to make decisions and take actions which affect real changes in workplaces and the working lives of New Zealanders.
One day you could be investigating a minimum wage complaint, the next you could be in the field on a worker exploitation case alongside other government agencies, or in the office auditing a company as part of a targeted enforcement project. On your days in the office you will be working with your team to develop and support high quality, best practice investigative work.
As Labour Inspector, you will be:
- Identifying and responding to breaches of employment standards and ensuring workplaces treat employees fairly
- Working collaboratively with other government agencies to achieve outcomes
- Challenging employer non-compliance using a range of enforcement tools
- Managing your own cases through the Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court.
We are especially interested in hearing from those who have:
- A strong interest in community wellbeing
- Exceptional people skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of people and cultures
- Well-developed written and verbal communications skills
- Demonstrable ability to write reports and make verbal presentations to a high standard
- Great organisational skills and the ability to be self-managing in terms of workload
- A strong interest, and/or study towards developing a career, in employment relations
- Interpreted and applied legislation, completed investigations and written comprehensive reports
- The ability and willingness to problem solve cases with and alongside your colleagues and managers
- Previous experience in an analytical, regulatory or compliance role
- A full current drivers licence
- The ability to ask the right questions to quickly obtain the information required from employers and employees
- Tertiary qualification (desirable) but sound academic record as a minimum.
Why work for us?
- You'll have full on-the-job training as well as ongoing mentoring opportunities, including being able to complete nationally recognised qualifications in regulatory compliance
- We'll help you develop your career in this role and beyond
- We'll give you a great work/life balance
- You'll work with a strong, supportive and high achieving team
How to apply:
To apply for this role, click on the “Apply Now” button to be redirected to the MBIE Careers site, here you can read and download the position description. Please apply directly online, complete the application form and submit your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.
If you have any further queries please email Rosie.Horsfall@mbie.govt.nz referencing MBIE/ 1397525.
Applications close at 5.00pm, Monday 27th May 2019.