Field Intelligence Officer New Zealand Security Intelligence Service - Auckland

Closing Date: April 18, 2022

Our work is secret, but the reason for our success isn’t. It’s our people.
And we’re just like you. We’re ordinary people.  But together, we’re doing extraordinary things to protect New Zealand and New Zealanders.

This unique operational liaison role will see you engaging with the private and public sectors and members of the public to deliver on operational outcomes and contribute to the success of our mission.

You will be a highly effective influencer who is confident building and maintaining successful relationships with a wide range of people. As this role involves ambiguity, complexity and risk, often in dynamic situations, it is important to have:

  • Sound judgement and an ability to quickly evaluate and assess a person or situation
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills to find innovative solutions
  • Experience identifying and managing risk
  • Great planning and organisation skills; good at juggling priorities
  • High levels of initiative and self motivation

Due to the operational environment we work in, there may occasionally be a requirement to travel and work after-hours.

If the challenge of working across unique subject matter, where you have the opportunity to use your initiative and creativity to achieve positive outcomes appeals to you, we would love to hear from you.

The starting salary for this position is within $58,549 – $87,823 dependent on experience. This is a multi-level position and allows for future career progression.

We offer our people comprehensive benefits, flexible working and work-life balance. Join us and let us help you become Beyond Ordinary.

To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and ideally have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Special (TSS) security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Use this online tool to self-check your eligibility for a TSS security clearance. Please note that this tool is not part of the formal security clearance process:

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

Our Covid-19 vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated.  You will be required to provide evidence regarding your vaccinations status.

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