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Working at Corrections

We have staff working at the National Office in Wellington behind the scenes, in all kinds of roles from advisers to policy developers. All the different roles exist to support the people who work in the frontline of Corrections.

Corrections officers, probation officers, case managers, psychologists, instructors are just a few of the many staff who work with offenders on a daily basis, ensuring public safety and supporting the offenders to change their lives around.

Please see our list of current vacancies if you are passionate about helping us reduce re-offending and are interested in working for the Department of Corrections. The vacancies pages are hosted by an external provider who meets Government information security and privacy requirements.

Read About us for more information on the important and challenging role we play in reducing re-offending.


Advantages of working for Corrections.

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Cultural responsiveness

A culturally responsive workforce helps achieve the Department's key priority of reducing re-offending.

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Equal employment opportunities

The Department of Corrections is committed to equal employment opportunities.

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Corrections has a positive and proactive relationship with unions.

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