We are recruiting a Specialist Investigator to join Maritime NZ's Investigations & Planning team based at head office in Wellington for a 12 month fixed-term contract.
The Investigations & Planning team supports Maritime NZ’s front-line compliance operations and risk-based compliance activities to achieve improved safety outcomes. It also holds the national investigation portfolio and responds to the most serious and complex of maritime incidents and accidents. In this capacity, the team is responsible for increasing the Compliance Group’s investigation standard and capability through training and coaching frontline staff and their managers.
The key responsibility of this role is to provide specialist investigative functions for Maritime NZ. The role uses a variety of techniques to investigate a diverse range of compliance and safety matters. The subject matter includes accidents and incidents in the maritime transport sector, serious harm injuries, fit and proper person matters, joint agency investigations, and covert investigations into non-compliant or criminal behavior.
It is a requirement of this position for the person to hold warrants under the Maritime Transport Act and the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. Necessary training will be provided as part of the position.
Our ideal candidate will have a maritime and/or accident/incident investigation background. Knowledge of legal interpretation and judicial processes would be an advantage, and well developed analytical and interpersonal skills are vital. You will need to be able to self-motivate and work independently.
The successful candidate will need to have a current and clean driver’s license and be available to travel within NZ at short notice.
Please note this is a 12 month fixed-term contract. This role would also be suitable for a 12 month secondment from another agency.
Please review the position description and if you feel you have the experience and attributes we're looking for, please apply!
As part of the application process you will be required to complete the Maritime NZ application form, as well as submit your CV and covering letter.