Human Resources Assistant (Wellness / Safety) – New Zealand Police – Wellington

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

Vacancy 303846
(Fixed term contract up to 12 months)

Are you looking for a role to build a solid foundation for a career within the Human Resources profession?  We have an  opportunity for you to learn from experienced and supportive colleagues in a demanding, but rewarding environment.

As an HR Assistant, you will work on a wide range of HR administration activities and be part of a team of dedicated,  customer focussed individuals.  You will have access to mentoring and support as you work alongside Health and Safety  Professionals.  In this role you will gain exposure to a broad range of Wellness and Safety functions and will be able to develop your HR knowledge and skills.

You will possess a ‘can-do’ attitude, and demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively in the performance of your role.  You  will have strong interpersonal skills, and a well practiced customer service ethic.  An ability to use your own initiative, problem-solve, and be discreet in relation to confidential matters is also necessary for success in this role.

Other key attributes of the successful applicant will include:

An ability to multitask and manage time effectively.
Proficient computer skills, and experience in key Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
A high level of self motivation and initiative.
Experience working within an HR environment would be highly preferable.

All successful applicants will be required to undergo a full reference and security check prior to any offer of employment  being made.

This is a fixed-term position for up to 12 months.

For a full position description please visit the Police Website

Applications must include a completed application form and Curriculum Vitae. Please email your application to or by post to Human Resources, Level One, Police National Headquarters, PO Box 3017,  Wellington by the closing date.

Closing date for all applications is 5pm Friday, 4 December 2015.