Working at 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.

The Ministry of Justice is a place where people thrive, feel motivated, and feel connected. We’re made up of a vibrant community of people from many 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 New Zealand.

Are you looking for the next step in your career? Are you looking for your first job? We have over 3000 people in over 100 locations around 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.

Want to see what it’s like to work at the Ministry of Justice? You can meet some of our people and hear them talk about what it’s like to work here on our Meet our people page:

Meet our people

Check out our vacancies page to see the roles we currently have advertised

Current vacancies(external link)

If you have a question about one of our vacancies, you can contact us at: