Court Security Officer-Hamilton

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Court Security Officer – Hamilton
Hamilton District Court– Permanent, Full Time

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
As Court Security Officers we take pride serving our community ensuring a safe and secure environment so people can access Justice without fear of intimidation or violence.
Our roles have variety, diversity, challenges, and job satisfaction. We interact, assist, and build relationships with diverse groups of people every day to provide a safe and secure Court environment. We offer first class accredited training and future opportunities to diversify, challenge and grow into Management or other Specialist roles within Justice.
Comradeship comes with the job and at times you will need to be trusted to support each other to deliver the excellent and professional services expected with our uniform. We work hard, enjoy a good laugh, and have each other's backs. A place you can be yourself!
This will be an overview of your role:
Engage and build relationships with a diverse range of people
Security screening, operate and maintain CCTV and electronic access control systems
Interacting with other agencies and stakeholders such as Police, Corrections, lawyers, Judicial officers to ensure safe court proceedings
Patrol public areas, carry out building security checks, respond to duress alarm activations, identify, mitigate, respond, and report security, health and safety threats and incidents
Follow standard operating procedures for Covid-19 Response

He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
Customer service, Security, Defence or Government experience is desired but not essential as full training will be provided
Confident with technology
Experience of de-escalating conflict
Physically able to engage in full contact Officer safety training
Hold full, clean New Zealand drivers' licence and clean criminal record
Develop relationships and manage a diverse group of people
A challenging and diverse working environment
Fully funded Health, safety and security training and qualification
Leadership opportunities and courses to grow and develop
Full induction and training programme paid for

This is a 40 hour, Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm role with paid overtime available when extra cover is required.

Mō te tīma/About our Team
At Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Our Security teams are dynamic and professional, they deliver a premium Health, Safety and Security services to our stakeholders and users of their courts.

Tono mai/How to Apply
Please use the "Apply" button to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as completing an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.
Salary band for this role is $52, 729 - $74,441. Dependent on skills and experience.
Applications Close 2 April 2023
If you have any questions, please contact


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