Intelligence Analyst – Operational/Tactical Team New Zealand Customs Service - Auckland

Closing Date: March 22, 2020

Be part of our intelligence hub, identifying risks to our border – and help stop threats from reaching our shores.

We’re looking for an experienced Intelligence Analyst to join our Operational/Tactical Intelligence team, supporting our work disrupting and dismantling transnational organised crime.

You will be a part of our Intelligence team increasing our capability to engage with both the domestic and international intelligence communities to disrupt the supply chain of illicit goods offshore. You’ll work collaboratively with key national and international stake holders in the intelligence and investigations community.

About you:

  • You are experienced in applying the Intelligence Cycle
  • You have a natural curiosity and talent for finding patterns and anomalies
  • You are experienced working with large data sets and using analytical tools
  • You understand information security principles (classifications, caveats, handling and sharing of information)
  • You’re an experienced report writer who produces high-quality intelligence reporting
  • You’re comfortable giving briefings to all levels
  • You thrive working under pressure

You will be a part of the wider Intelligence, Investigations and Enforcement group, and you will report to the Supervising Customs Officer of the Tactical and Operational Intelligence team.  You will generally work within regular hours. This position is open to applicants from Auckland and Christchurch – the role can be based in either city.

We’re looking for people who care about their team and work well with others – you’re approachable, supportive and willing to help. This is a Senior Customs Officer Grade 1 role, which provides a pathway to diverse Customs career opportunities as you build your experience and skills.

The salary range for this role is approximately $57,700 to $72,000.

Working at Customs

Customs offers a dynamic and collaborative workplace with opportunities to develop. Our people get on-the-job training, formal courses and leadership programmes, and the chance to move across diverse roles. We foster an inclusive and supportive team environment with vibrant social and cultural groups. Our people enjoy discounted health insurance and free on-site gyms (in some locations).

We support flexible working arrangements, so we invite you to talk with us about how we can work with you in achieving your flexible working goals, within our operational requirements.

Security Requirements

To apply for this position, you must be a NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident.

You will need to obtain Top Secret level national security clearance. To achieve Top Secret clearance, you must have resided in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom or the United States continuously for the last 10 years. Already having Top Secret clearance is a benefit, but not a requirement. We’ll guide you through the process.

Apply now

To apply, please follow the link to our online application process.

Please submit a cover letter which clearly outlines your relevant experience and motivation for the role, along with your current CV. The online application process takes a bit of time and requires you to provide examples of previous work. It’s best to set aside some time when you won’t be interrupted.

If you have any queries, please contact

Applications close at 10pm on Sunday 22 March, 2020

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role. 

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