Clubs & Ranges Manager needed – New Zealand police

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Clubs & Ranges Manager

New Zealand Police
Palmerston North Central, Manawatu
General/Business Unit Manager (CEO & General Management)
$102,178 – $119,074
Full time
Company description:

New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.

We’re working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business’ and achieve long-term change.

Job description:

Clubs and Ranges Manager

  • Based in Palmerston North
  • Remuneration range $102,178 – $119,074
  • Permanent, Full-Time (Occasional Shift Work)
  • Job Req ID 3462061
  • Ad closes 19 September



About the role

The Clubs and Ranges Manager is accountable for overseeing the adherence to the Arms Act and arms regulations by the shooting clubs and ranges across New Zealand through the management of certification, audit, and regulatory activities.

They will lead a team of subject matter experts and ensure the provision of sound advice, guidance and education to clubs and ranges in order to gain and retain certification. When necessary, the Clubs and Ranges Manager will oversee regulatory action to non-compliant entities

They will work in conjunction with the wider Arms Safety Control Group across New Zealand, as well as with external partners and stakeholders.


Our goal is for New Zealand to be a world leader in firearms safety. Towards this, our Group purpose is to contribute to Our Business goal of being the safest country; one in which people are safe and feel safe by ensuring the safe use and control of firearms.

Arms Safety & Control take every opportunity to prevent harm through the transparent, consistent, timely and efficient regulation, education, and promotion of compliance with the provisions of the Arms Act.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Possess an ability to drive and lead for results
  • Have an ability to coach, mentor and develop a high performing team and culture
  • Possess effective oral and written communication skills to provide information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Have the ability to perform in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Possess a high level of critical thinking and sound judgement
  • Have an ability to plan, prioritise and organise work for self and others
  • Have a strong customer ethos
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity


What you’ll bring


Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.


If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address.


This role is set at Team Leader / Manager level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Team Manager / Leader. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL:

These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL:


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About us


Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.



Special requirements and Additional Information:


  • Required to travel domestically and must have a full driver’s license.
  • Must be available to work shift requirements (occasional after-hours and weekend work).
  • Please Note: Role will initially be located in Feilding, until office property in Palmerston North is confirmed, early 2023.



Working Flexibly


Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.


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How to apply


If this position sounds like you, click the link below now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken.


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