Business Support (Region) – New Zealand Fire Service – Wellington

Region 3 Headquarters, Wellington

About the company

The New Zealand Fire Service is a large organisation spread geographically throughout NZ, comprising of five different regions with around 400 stations and 8,000 firefighters spread throughout the country. Region 3 Headquarters is in Wellington providing support to all of the brigades in the bottom half of the North Island.

Our vision is to be “leading integrated fire and emergency services for a safer New Zealand” and our mission is to reduce the incidence and consequence of fire and to provide a professional response to other emergencies.

About the role

Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates who can provide high quality business support to the Region team. This is a full time (40 hours per week), fixed-term role to 30 June 2016.

The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team providing general and financial administrative support to the Region, with responsibility for implementing, reviewing and maintaining national administration processes and systems.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

A thorough knowledge of modern office administration procedures and systems
Accounts receivable and payable and an understanding of budget processes
An understanding of asset management processes
Sound communication, both verbal and written
Full competency in the MS Office suite of applications
A motivated, flexible and proactive attitude
The ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member.

As an employer, NZFS is committed to providing an enjoyable and challenging work environment and a focus on ongoing personal development.

How to Apply:

Click on the “Apply for this job” button below to go to our Jobs website ( and download an application pack and position description.

All applications must include your Application Pack, CV and covering letter and be sent to:-

Angela Fisher
Business Support Manager
Region 3 –

For further information on this role, telephone 04 439 7884.

Applications close 9am on Friday, 7 August 2015.