HRIS Coordinator FTC

Central location - Inclusive and engaged Team - Industry that protects and preserves lives, property and the environment

We have an exciting 8 month (until June 2022) fixed term or inter-agency secondment opportunity for an experienced and motivated HR Administrator or Coordinator to join the HR Information Systems team, within our People Experience Directorate at Fire and Emergency New Zealand and as we undertake the replacement of our payroll and HRIS technology.

About us

Fire and Emergency New Zealand was set up under new legislation in July 2017, combining 40 urban and rural fire services and 14,000 people. We became one national emergency management organisation to keep New Zealanders, their property and our unique environment safe.

Our firefighters educate communities to build their resilience by helping them prepare for, respond to and recover well from emergencies.

We respond to a wide variety of emergencies including motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, dealing with hazardous substances, severe weather events and natural disasters. We work to reduce risk to make our communities safer, through fire safety campaigns, research, and by providing advice on the Building Code.

About the role

The HRIS Coordinator supports our HR Information Systems and Reporting team to ensure our customers receive a timely and useful response to any request for information, service or support.

The role focuses on customer support, resolving queries, supporting data maintenance and data integrity as well as providing tier one level technical systems and reporting support to our employees.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced coordinator who is looking for:

  • Exposure to HR systems administration and reporting functions in a team about to implement new systems
  • Opportunity to further your career in HRIS Systems Administration, Data Management, Reporting and Analytics and Position Management
  • A supportive team and a great organisational culture

About you

We are looking for a self-motivated person, with the following skills and experience:

  • Proven HR Coordinator/Administrator experience, including a good working knowledge of HRIS/Payroll systems 
  • A high level of computer literacy including solid experience with Outlook, Excel and Word 
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal 
  • A high level of attention to detail and data entry accuracy
  • Self-motivation, initiative and a can-do attitude 
  • An enquiring mind that seeks to understand what is being asked and to offer constructive solutions
  • A desire to provide excellent service to your customers 
  • The ability to adapt and change to shifting priorities
  • Experience producing reports or working with HR Analytics would be an advantage.

About Us

People Experience is a directorate of the People Branch at Fire and Emergency New Zealand. We are at the beginning of a journey to define purpose and design people-centric services. Our organisation is changing and we acknowledge that we need to support this by redesigning how we work and support our people.

We deliver core services; Payroll; Remuneration; Reward & Recognition; Safety Health and Wellbeing; Injury Management; Recruitment; Volunteer Sustainability; Human Resource and HRIS, to support all FENZ people and leaders, from our volunteers through to Career firefighters and everyone in between.

We are a cohesive team who believe in:

...laughter; “it’s fun to work with awesome colleagues!”

…saying “yes, we can help”,

…sharing successes and good news stories.

The team values professionalism, and transparency, we are friendly and respectful of each other.  Our environment is dynamic, fast paced and ever changing; there is never a dull day!

We are building a workplace that is safe, respectful and inclusive for all our people. It is fundamental to our purpose and consistent with our values. We actively embrace and value diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds.
Nothing is more important to us than our people – he waka eke noa.

Saalry range for this role is $57,066-$63,406
For more information about this role please email

How to apply

If this sounds like you, make sure you carefully consider the position description, so your CV sets out your relevant experience.

You will receive a notification advising we have received your application. 

Applications will close Wednesday 20 October 2021.