Pūnga mātauranga

Legal Officer

10 Jul 2024

National Office team
Prefer Wellington-based (will consider applications in Auckland or Christchurch).

Permanent, full-time.

From $109,367

Purpose-driven work | Matching Kiwisaver up to 6.5%
Health Insurance reimbursement scheme
26 days annual leave | Supportive internal network

Are you awesome at:

Advocating for people in formal settings
Advising on employment and professional law and practice
Managing a caseload and developing cases over time
Providing rapid advice to support a team answering incoming queries.

Tasks are varied and include:

Representing members on cases that go before professional and employment bodies
Supporting colleagues with technical advice
Contributing to NZEI Te Riu Roa’s planning for campaigns and organising activity.

In this role you will experience a variety of work such as answering quick questions, managing cases through professional investigations/tribunals, and supporting members through challenging times in their working/professional life.

Working closely with the Director of Legal and Compliance you will also provide input on legislation and legislative change that could impact on NZEI Te Riu Roa members.

You may attend disciplinary tribunals, meetings and related events so some travel is required.

We really value great ideas and enthusiasm and look forward to hearing from you about the skills you can bring to this role.

NZEI Te Riu Roa is committed to honouring and giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Candidates should either have or be committed to developing an understanding of Te Tiriti. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience in te reo and tikanga Māori. We have an allowance for fluent speakers of Te Reo Māori and offer work-time to study Te Reo Māori.

A full job description is available on our website.

Applications must be made here and include a cover letter that tells us about yourself and why you would like to work for NZEI Te Riu Roa.

If you have any questions, please contact mahi@nzei.org.nz

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 14 August 2024.

Interviews will take place week beginning 19 August 2024.

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, and disabilities/ abilities.  An expectation of this role is to actively support and promote our diversity and inclusion principles.  We want NZEI Te Riu Roa to be a place where you can bring your whole self to work.

He ngakaunui ana a NZEI Te Riu Roa ki te whakahonore me te whakamanahia Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Me mōhio pai ngā kaitono, whakarite he maramatanga rānei o Te Tiriti o Waitangi. He pūtea mō ngā kaitono e matatau ki Te Reo Māori, a, ka tono atu mō tētahi wā mahi hei ako i te Reo Māori.

He whakaaturanga mahi kei tō mātou ipurangi.

Kei kōnei te wāhi pukapuka tono a, me tuhingia he reta hei whakamōhio ki a tātou ko wai koe, nō hea koe, he aha ai e hiahia ana koe ki te mahi mō NZEI Te Riu Roa.

Mehemea he pātai tāu whakapā mai ki mahi@nzei.org.nz

Ka kati ngā tono hei te Rāapa 14 o Here-turi-kōkā 2024 a te 5 karaka I te ahiahi.
Ka tu nga uiuinga I te wiki ka timata I te 19 o Here-turi-kōkā.

Ka tautoko a NZEI Te Riu Roa i ngā tangata o ngā mātawaka, ngā tangata o tēhea pakeke, o ngā takatāpui, nga hāhi, nga hauatanga/pukenga. Ko te tumanako o te mahi nei, kia kaha ki te tautoko me whakatuarā a tātou kanorau/iahuhua/matahuhua me ngā whanonga pono. Ko te hiahia a NZEI Te Riu Roa, he wāhi hei whakamana i a koe me tōu mahi.