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System Administrator

Posted on Wed, 13 Oct 2021

Work type

Fixed term contract



Close date

Wed, 20 Oct 2021

  • A service desk frontline role supporting the Commission’s IT systems
  • Full time, Fixed term (12 months)
  • Wellington CBD Location.

About the role

The Systems Administrator provides IT support service for the Commission’s systems to national office and field staff. The role provides timely, efficient, and quality support to the members of the Information Technology team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as frontline for the Commission, managing, and assisting with service desk tasks, and application support where appropriate.
  • Being the first point of contact for remedial and preventative maintenance services – first and second level support.
  • Providing system and Windows client/server administration services to ensure the efficient and continuous operation of the Commission.
  • Providing remedial and preventative maintenance services for the Commission’s systems.

To be successful in this role you need the following:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience
  • Well-developed analytical skills with the ability to formulate and articulate well-reasoned solutions.
  • High level of technical experience including multi-factor authentication, Microsoft windows, Office365, Azure, InTune and Teams, Android and IOS, Active Directory, DNS and DHCP.
  • ITIL and Microsoft qualification is an advantage.

Why join the Electoral Commission?

The Commission has an inclusive strength-focused culture where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and valued. We understand how important family is and support a family-friendly work environment. You will be part of a team
who are here to promote participation and understanding and is passionate about making people’s voices heard.

About the Electoral Commission | Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri

The Electoral Commission wants every New Zealander to trust, value and take part in parliamentary elections. We are an independent Crown Entity who works with and through communities to inform, engage and educate New
Zealanders about the value of participation, make it easy for them to enrol and vote, promote understanding of New Zealand’s democratic processes, and deliver parliamentary elections and referenda.

What’s next?

To apply for this role please go to and click on the “APPLY ONLINE” button.

Alternatively, a job description and application form are available by emailing

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 20 October 2021.

You must be legally allowed to work in New Zealand

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