Type: Fixed Term - 18 months
Hours: Full time
Business Group: Office of Ethnic Communities
Do you have a spirit of service? Do you want to influence and drive positive change for the benefit of people and communities across Aotearoa New Zealand?
The Ethnic Communities Graduate Programme provides a meaningful first employment opportunity in the public service for skilled graduates from ethnic communities. It directly addresses the low representation of ethnically diverse employees and the barriers they face to access employment in the public sector. It does this by offering a targeted pathway into the public service, with the added benefit of improving its representativeness and broadening its cultural competency.
Your role will be focused on either public policy, policy-related functions, or the delivery of high-quality and efficient public services. e.g. data & research, corporate services etc.
As a graduate in this programme, you will be placed with a participating public service agency for 18 months. You will contribute towards the agency's important mahi, learn from public service professionals, and receive wrap-around support that will set you up to pursue an impactful career in the public sector.
We are looking for graduates to participate in the first two intakes of this programme due to start in July 2021 and January 2022. We invite you to apply to participate in any of the two intakes.
We anticipate that the positions will be mainly Wellington-based, with some positions located in Auckland and Christchurch.
We welcome graduates who:
To be successful in this programme you will:
If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, there is a rewarding career waiting for you in the public service. Bring your whole self to this programme and contribute to challenging, fast-paced work that will make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders.
To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we're a great place to work, click here.
We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:
Applications close: 5pm, Thursday 25 March 2021
For more information please contact: Jo Arnold at [email protected]
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