Benefits of working for our Ministry

We can offer you a range of benefits that can support your wellbeing and help make the Ministry a great place to be.

Court Security Officer at Porirua District Court

Working for the Ministry of Justice as a permanent employee, you’re eligible for a range of benefits including:

  • 22 days holiday leave
  • extended parental leave
  • online professional development portal
  • discount on private health care
  • contribution to prescriptions for glasses
  • flexible work hours where possible
  • enhanced sick leave arrangements
  • free influenza vaccinations
  • free, confidential counselling services.

With a wide range of jobs, you also get the chance to gain a variety of skills and experience while developing your career.

"There are always opportunities to grow in terms of training and development."
Vincent – Court Registry Officer

Being such a large and diverse organisation, we can offer you great career challenges, roles and opportunities. Here at the Ministry we want this to be a place where you can be trusted, involved, supported, yourself and healthy & safe.


Making the workplace domestic violence free

We’re proud to have been recognised with the DVFREE TICK by Shine - a leading New Zealand specialist family violence service provider, which affirms that as an organisation we take family violence seriously and have a robust policy to support our staff who may be affected by family violence.