Please Note: Recruitment at the Ministry of Justice has predominantly been put on hold due to COVID-19. We apologise if any position you were looking at is no longer advertised. We will begin to start recruiting again over the next month, and will restart many positions we have put on hold, so we hope that you will continue to consider the Ministry of Justice. You can keep yourself updated on opportunities at the Ministry by logging into our Careers Centre(external link) and setting up a job alert.
Working at Tāhū o te Ture – the Ministry of Justice gives you the chance to make a real difference. Working for Justice means you’re working for the fairness and credibility of our justice system and the society it represents.
We’re a place where people feel confident, and where working collaboratively and positively with one another is expected. We’re a community made up of a vibrant mix of people from different backgrounds and experiences, but what we have in common is we all care deeply about justice and playing our part in ensuring a safe and just Aotearoa New Zealand.
Are you looking for the next step in your career? Are you looking for your first job? We have over 3,000 people in over 100 locations around Aotearoa New Zealand. This means it doesn’t matter where you are in the country or in your career - we think you’ll find a future working for justice that will work for you.
Meet some of our people and hear them talk about what it’s like to work at the Ministry of Justice.
Find out more about our values that guide and drive our people.
Learn about some of the great benefits we offer our people.
Find out about our application process.