16 Nov

Nait Officer Jobs Vacancy in Ministry For Primary Industries Dunedin

Nait Officer
Ministry For Primary Industries
Dunedin OTA
16 Nov, 2018 28 days ago

Ministry For Primary Industries Dunedin urgently required following position for Nait Officer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Nait Officer Jobs Vacancy in Ministry For Primary Industries Dunedin Jobs Details:

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has recently recruited NAIT Officers across New Zealand. These exciting new opportunities are a chance to be part of something from the start, where you will be able to use your unique blend of practical, technical and personal skills to engage with stakeholders in a sector crucial to New Zealand's national interests.
Each day will provide variety, as your work both in an office and in the field, meeting new people every day, while making a difference in ensuring good biosecurity practices exist in regards to cattle management across Aotearoa New Zealand.
We currently have a vacancy for a NAIT Officer in Dunedin. This role may be appointed at Officer or Senior Officer level depending on the knowledge and experience that the successful candidate brings.
The primary purpose of the NAIT officer will be to detect and investigate non-compliance within the NAIT scheme. The secondary purpose will be to assist with the monitoring and enforcement of Animal Welfare compliance.

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Become warranted as a NAIT Officer and as an Animal Welfare Inspector, and other applicable warrants of authority eg. Animal Products Act and Biosecurity Act
  • Be a subject matter expert for all aspects of the NAIT scheme and NAIT Act
  • Build and sustain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have practical working knowledge of the laws under which investigations and compliance activities operate.
  • Be a self-starter who has the ability to apply system thinking, along with analytical skills, to proactively identify areas of non-compliance in the NAIT scheme.
  • Expertly apply the appropriate legislative tools to enable effective detection, reporting and investigation of NAIT scheme non-compliance.
  • Independently or with other NAIT Officers and Animal Welfare Inspectors, prepare and present robust court prosecution cases where significant non-compliance is identified.
  • Have the ability to carry out your compliance functions in a firm but fair manner.
  • Build and sustain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide advice or training about NAIT to the primary production sector to increase uptake and compliance of the NAIT scheme
Skills & Experience

  • Experience in animal production systems and knowledge of agricultural sectors
  • Practical working knowledge or be able to able to demonstrate the potential to develop knowledge of the laws under which investigations and compliance activities operate including: NAIT Act, Animal Welfare Act, NZ Bill of Rights, Evidence Act, Criminal Disclosure Act, Criminal Procedures Act, Search and Surveillance Act, Animal Products Act and Biosecurity Act.

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification and/or experience in animal husbandry duties
  • Tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent regulatory, compliance and enforcement experience would be an advantage
If you are successful, you will be expected to attend and successfully complete a comprehensive residential training course of up to four weeks. Willingness to travel within New Zealand is required. The role is an enforcement role, requiring maturity and resilience but can provide real satisfaction within a supportive and inclusive workforce.
Join our team and feel both empowered and supported to make a difference in animal tagging and farming practice in your community.
If this sounds like you and you have the motivation and desire to be successful within a dynamic team, we would encourage you to submit an application. Your cover letter and CV will be assessed against the bullet points listed above. To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
Please note: Candidates must be available to interview between the 1st and 14th December 2018
The successful applicant must be able to obtain the relevant security clearance and a NZ Firearms licence. Please visit http://www.mpi.govt.nz/about-mpi/careers/apply/security-clearance for more information.
For information please refer to the position description or email Elvis.Madar@mpi.govt.nz.

Applications Close on Friday 30th November 2018.

MPI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career. We actively encourage applications from any background.

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