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Simply complete your personal details below, then answer our questionnaire which is specific to this vacancy. Your answers to the questionnaire will enable us to process your application faster. At the very bottom of this page please upload your resume and a covering letter or supporting documents if relevant. We accept files in PDF, .doc or .docx formats, under 2MB


You are applying for the position:

Diver / Aquarist, National Aquarium of New Zealand | Napier

You are applying for the position: Diver / Aquarist, National Aquarium of New Zealand | Napier



Application Form

(All fields are required)

1. Advertising Avenue:
Where did you hear about this position?

2. Residency:
Which best describes your residency status?

3. Appeal:
Please write a short statement why working with the Napier Council, in this role appeals to you.

4. Experience:
Please describe your experience that makes you highly suited to this role.

5. Availability:
Are you applying for a permanent role or temporary (fixed term) role?

6. Qualification:
Do you have the required certificate of competence for Tourism Diving?

7. Current Employment:
Are you currently employed by Napier City Council?

8. Other:
Do you have any relatives or know anyone that currently works at Napier City Council? If so please list who they are and how you know them. (Your response to this question may be necessary to prevent conflicts of interest).

9. Safety equipment and clothing:
Are you prepared to wear and use any safety equipment and clothing that may be required?

10. #1 Medical:
Do you currently have, or have you ever had, a medical condition or back injury caused by gradual process, injury, illness or disability that could reasonably be expected to affect your ability to carry out the work of the position applied for; or which could reasonably be expected to be aggravated or contributed to by the work of the position you are applying for? Please answer Yes or No and provide details if answering with Yes.

11. #2 Medical :
Are you taking any medication that may affect your ability to work safely? If yes please provide details. It is important to note that you may be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and some medications can impact the result.

12. #3 Medical :
Do you have any known allergy/sensitivity to any substance?

13. #4 Medical:
If you have answered yes to any of the medical questions, then please give brief details.

14. Medical Testing Consent:
If offered this position, you may be requested to undergo a basic medical assessment and tests (at Council’s expense) to assess your capacity to safely carry out the tasks required in the job. The results will be made available to the Napier City Council (on a confidential basis). Would you consent to a medical assessment?

15. Criminal Offence :
Have you ever been convicted of any offence against the law or have you any criminal charges pending or under investigation. Under the “Clean Slate” Legislation you may be entitled to answer “No” to this question, even if you have criminal convictions. It is your obligation to determine if you meet the criteria of the “Clean Slate” Legislation. Refer to the Department of Justice or their website for further information.

16. Criminal Offence:
If you have answered yes to any Criminal Conviction questions, then please give brief details.

17. Criminal Convictions Declaration.:
If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, further information will be requested at interview. Please be aware that failure to disclose or declare information, or provision of false or misleading information may result in your employment being terminated if your application is successful. Part of the recruitment process is seeking a copy of your criminal record from the Ministry of Justice, regardless of whether you have declared convictions or not. I have read and understood the above Criminal Convictions declaration

18. Declaration:
I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information supplied in this on-line application process and in any resume (CV) provided is correct. I understand that if any false or deliberately misleading information is given, or any material fact suppressed, I will not be accepted, or if I am employed, my employment may be terminated. I further understand that any offer of employment, if made, may be conditional on obtaining a full clearance through the Company's pre-employment background checking process. I have read and agree to the above declaration.


File size limit: 4 MB

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