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A Career at the Treasury Counts

Page updated 23 May 2014

Every person working at the Treasury has a role in helping to achieve higher living standards for all New Zealanders. Working at the Treasury counts because...

The Treasury counts for all New Zealanders

  • We’re part of the central Government agencies – so we’re close to decision makers
  • We look at the big picture to influence big decisions about the economy and the government’s finances
  • We engage with a range of people, groups and communities to make sure we understand the issues
  • It’s not just about divvying up of the finances; it’s about whether a real difference is being made to the lives of all New Zealanders

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Your contribution counts

  • We expect you to share your opinions
  • You’ll be involved in discussions with decision makers, whether it is Treasury managers, our leadership team, leaders in State Sector organisations and Crown owned entities or Ministers.

Your career aspirations count

  • You’ll get great experience - the work is challenging, interesting and current
  • We encourage our people to take advantage of learning and development opportunities including secondments in New Zealand and abroad

What counts to us?

  • Employing different types of people that leads to diversity of thinking
  • People who strive for excellence and care about what happens in New Zealand
  • Strong relationship skills so we can have great conversations with New Zealanders
  • Book smart, street smart and life experience
  • Having fun at work, and having a life outside of work


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