Security Officers - Palmerston North

Job Description

Are you looking to start a career in the security industry?

Who we are

Here at the NZ Security Association (NZSA), we assist our security members by finding them suitable candidates to work within their organisations.

We are currently seeking candidates who are new to the industry and unemployed, those whose employment might be unstable or have lost their jobs due to Covid19

You can find out more about the security industry here:

You can find out more about the NZSA here:

About the role

There are a wide variety of sites that you can be placed at, these include but are not limited to:

- Construction
- Healthcare
- Government
- Managed Isolation & Quarantine Facilities (MIQ)
- Retail (e.g Supermarkets, malls, banks)

To work in the industry you need to be/have:

- At least 18 years old
- Able to work irregular hours (the industry runs 24/7)
- Able to work alone High levels of personal presentation
- Reasonable fitness as there maybe some walking involved and you need to be able to stand for long periods of time
- Have a clean criminal record
- A Full NZ Drivers license is preferable as well as your own reliable transport
- Comfortable and confident speaking to a diverse range of people
- Good, clear written and spoken English
- You must be a Resident or Citizen of NZ to apply

Benefits and perks

At the NZSA we can help link you to our members who are well known security companies in NZ. If you can secure FULL TIME work (at least 30 hours per week) with one of them, we can pay for your COA (certificate of approval) security license including your temporary license

Skills and experience

If you are wanting to help out in your local community and you are comfortable communicating to a diverse range of people, then this might be the job for you. In the current climate we are needing confident people who can adapt quickly to ever changing environments.

Security Officers - Palmerston North

New Zealand Security Association

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:



Palmerston North


$20.00 - $25.00 per hour