Multi award-winning

First Contact is a multi award- winning security company that has a clear focus on the training and development of every person that works for us.

We are always on the lookout for the right people to join our teams.

As long as you are over 18, have a clean criminal record, and have a positive personality, we could have a role for you.

Full, part time, and casual positions available. You set the hours and roles you are happy to do.

First Contact provides a wide range of services including;

  • Static guards

  • Concierge

  • Mobile Patrol services

  • Access Control

  • Event security

  • Licensed premises security

  • Specialised security officers

You choose

What types of work you want to do, don’t be pressured into work you are not confident to do.

Enjoy a variety of work from corporate & diplomatic environments to some of Wellingtons biggest concerts and events.

Team Work

Become part of a team focused on providing the highest standards of service delivery while enjoying the variety of work and roles available.

Experience is not necessary

Common sense and a great personality are the critical ingredients in security work; with those skills, we can train you in the rest with ease.

You will always have a qualified and experienced Team Leader to provide guidance.

Help at every step

We provide comprehensive assistance from signing up and getting your Certificate of Approval (CoA), training, and identifying what sort of work and hours would suit you best.


As soon as you start with us, you will be enrolled in the most comprehensive NZQA based training program offered by any security company in the country.

We provide this training to keep you safe, improve your confidence and abilities, and build stronger teams.

Our instructors will support you very step of the way so don’t let past education experiences put you off. To us, training is about progress, not perfection.

Getting a Security License

The Ministry of Justice issue the Certificate of Approval (CoA). You are required to have a CoA before we can offer you any work.

They cost $187.00 (includes a temporary license) and you can apply for this on-line or with us.

We recommend letting us help you as the selection of an incorrect certification can cost a lot of money to correct. We can also get you into work a lot quicker when we place the application.

New Zealand Citizens will need to have;

  • Your passport or

  • Drivers License, or Kiwi Access Card + your birth certificate


  • Your passport and a copy of your visa

Minimum requirements

To work for us, you;

  • Have to be over 18 years of age

  • Have a fantastic personality and be customer focused

  • Cannot have any criminal convictions as you must get a Certificate of Approval

  • Need to be a New Zealand Citizen, Permanent Resident, on a Work Visa with more than 8 months left on it.

    • SORRY, Student Visa holders need NOT apply. We cannot add you into our training environment.

  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently

  • Must commit to completing all training offered by the company

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Level 2

185 - 187 Willis Street

Te Aro

Wellington 6011

New Zealand

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
09:00 - 18:00



Operations: +64 4 801 5588

Administration: +64 4 801 5586