19 Oct 2021

Permanent Security Officers

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, New Zealand

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Auckland Uni 19

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to further your security career with a great employer!

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

We have an exciting opportunity for Security Officers to join the University of Auckland Security Services team. These positions are full time, working on a five-week 24/7 rotating roster with a mix of morning, afternoon, and night shifts.

You will be working within a team of Security Officers who provide a range of essential services to staff, students, VIP’s and other visitors as well protecting the University of Auckland’s assets and property.

For more detailed information, please refer to the position description.

About you | He kōrero mōu

Working in a team environment, you will have a commitment to delivering excellent customer service and a strong desire to make a positive impact within the University community. You must be a self-starter with motivation to professionally develop yourself. Good communication skills are essential for this position.

Previous security experience is ideal but not essential.

If you are looking for a great opportunity, then this is for you!

Preferred Skills | Nga Pūkenga Motuhake

  • Hold or able to obtain a Certificate of Approval (Green) for the Security Industry or willing to undertake training to obtain it
  • Ideally you hold a Level 2 Certificate in Security (NZQA recognised)
  • You must be of good health and have a high level of physical fitness
  • A desire to serve a diverse community
  • High levels of integrity
  • Great communication skills
  • Self-motivation with strong work ethic
  • The successful applicant will need to be able to obtain a NZ Police clearance and hold or apply for a NZ Drivers Licence

About the team | Mō tō mātou rōpū

Security Services is part of the Property Services group with the University of Auckland.

The role of Property Services is to provide a leading facilities management, planning and development service that contributes to the success of the University of Auckland as a vibrant and progressive University.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer


In return for ensuring the safety of our staff, students and visitors, we will give you:

  • 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • All uniform & equipment provided at no cost to you
  • A fixed roster which allows you to plan ahead
  • The opportunity to progress your career within the Security industry
  • Generous company superannuation scheme offering up to 6.75% employer contribution
  • Fantastic University facilities on campus, including our Sports & Recreation Centre

For more information please visit our Staff Benefits page.

Additional Information

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of Sunday, 31st October 2021 and include an up to date CV and cover letter outlining what strengths you will bring to this role.

In accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates. In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for two weeks on arrival.

It is uncertain when these border restrictions will change, and this may impact the degree to which an offshore candidate can engage in the interview process; or be available to commence in a new position. For more information and updates on the border restrictions visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz


How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Sunday, 31st October 2021

Job Categories: Security. Job Types: Permanent.

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