Intelligence Analyst Department of Corrections - Canterbury

Closing Date: April 25, 2022

Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi’ – ‘There is only one purpose to our work:  the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

  • Are you an experienced intelligence practitioner?
  • Do you have the ability to operate as a critical member of a high performing team?
  • Do you thrive on working with a range of internal and external stakeholders?
  • Do you enjoy problem solving and utilising intelligence tradecraft to identify and understand evolving risks?

If you answered yes to the above, then please take the opportunity to apply!

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The position operates within an approved Corrections Intelligence framework, delivering nationally consistent products which provide decision advantage. The holder of this position is an integral member of the intelligence team in the Department and is expected to keep abreast of current and emerging issues and programmes that help combat criminal activity.

The role will be based in Canterbury and part of the Southern Region team.


Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • The credibility, integrity, and personality to establish and maintain effective relationships internal and external to the Department
  • An understanding of the strategic, operational, and tactical use of intelligence
  • Competency in problem solving and the ability to think critically
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • The ability to deliver impromptu and planned briefings to a range of stakeholder groups
  • Proven experience in contributing to wider team projects
  • Effective self-management

Possessing an ability to evaluate information with a sense of urgency, you will be vigilant in ensuring the integrity of our operations by elevating concerns before issues arise. A full driver licence is required as travel will be a requirement of this role.

Please note: The successful applicant must hold and maintain a secret clearance and be fully vaccinated.


Utu ā-tau | Salary

The mid point of the salary range is $89,210 and the full range (85%-120%) is $75,829 – $107,052. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.


Kano ārai mate KOWHEORI-19 | COVID-19 vaccinations 

As part of our COVID-19 response, all people working at Ara Poutama Aotearoa are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access our workplaces.   This is to ensure we continue to do all we can to keep everyone safe from the impacts of COVID-19, now and into the future.


Ko wai mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (


Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.

Application close date is Monday 25th April 2022

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.

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