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We give peace of mind to Kiwis that everyone can exit their buildings safely during a fire.

Find out how you could build a fulfilling career with Fire Security Services.

We are always keen to hear from talented and passionate people who want to help protect people and their property.

Why Choose Fire Security Services?

We provide you with all the training and support to grow your career in the fire protection and building compliance trade.

Our Job vacancies

Job vacancies are updated in this section regularly. Otherwise, feel free to contact us directly.

Your Career Journey at Fire Security Services

Be part of our journey

With new ownership and fresh leadership, Fire Security Services is on an exciting journey to be the most trusted fire protection provider in New Zealand. If customer service is important to you, then join our team in delivering a new standard in the industry.

We’re always looking out for new people to join our team

School leavers


People from other skilled trades

Experienced, skilled overseas techs eligible to work in NZ

As well as people already in the fire protection industry.

Find out what fire techs do and their career pathways

Our company values


Make it easy – Always look for improvements. Challenge the status quo. Keep it simple.

Own it – Commit to your customer and colleagues. Make sure it happens. Take ownership.

We’ve got your back – Work as a team towards our common goal. Look after your customers and team mates by doing what’s right.

Our offer to you

We’re not a new player in the market. In fact, we’ve historically been a market leader as our roots go back more than 40 years. Our journey to disrupt NZ’s fire protection industry will open up various career-advancing opportunities that may not appear as often in larger companies. It’s an exciting time to join us as we earn more customers’ trust by making it easy, doing what we say we’d do, and having their backs.

Develop yourself and your career


Skilled staff are critical to our success. We offer NZQA qualifications to help build your career. It combines online and ‘on-the-job’ training. Our managers and supervisors will ensure you experience your new skills on the job. We have many stories of technicians learning new disciplines and completing more than one NZQA qualification to become multi-skilled technicians.

Fulfilling Careers

New opportunities are frequently appearing as we continue our journey to be NZ’s most trusted fire protection provider. Our technicians work on some of NZ’s more complex and interesting sites. These range from airports, hospitals, data server centres, heavy industrial facilities, and stadiums.


Ease into work with a company induction from our HR Team. You will find out how we do our day-to-day tasks and who to talk to if you have any questions.

On-going Support

You will be supported with a buddy as you get to know the role and the company.

We also know that sometimes life throws a curved ball. Staff mental wellbeing is important to us. It’s why we provide all staff with access to a free 24/7 helpline, which includes three free anonymous sessions with professionals. We have a good track record of helping staff work through personal situations where we can help. We have our staff backs, especially through difficult personal situations.

Stories from Staff at Fire Security Services

Your first role at Fire Security Services could be the start of a long and rewarding career with us. If you are ambitious, there are many pathways to grow and develop your career with us.

We have plenty of examples of staff building fulfilling careers at Fire Security Services. These include administrators who moved into sales or branch management roles, as well as entry-level technicians who have become supervisors, branch managers, and even general managers. Check out the following stories as examples.

John Stevenson: Fire Industry guru

John has been there and done it all within the fire protection industry. He also provides leadership to the fire industry.


From no industry knowledge, to helping our customers understand industry jargon - Lesley Fuller has quite the story to tell.







Vacancy 1915   Fire Equipment Technician – Wellington


·         Latest in job management software and new fire equipment vehicle with custom fire equipment fit out.

·         Fantastic team culture, best in Wellington.

·         Sales incentives with highly competitive base remuneration.

The Role

We are looking to employee an experienced fire equipment technician to join our awesome Wellington team.




Testing extinguishers

You will be handling CO2 and Dry Powder products

You will be lifting weights up to 10 kg

Visiting client sites to test portable and fixed fire equipment

Looking for sales opportunities.

You will need to prioritise your workload to ensure deadlines are met each month.

This role will involve some testing of fire protection systems other than fire equipment.


We expect you to hold NZQA qualification or equivalent experience in Hand Held Fire Equipment.  You will also need to have the following skills


·         Fitness for lifting

·         Ability to prioritize your workload

·         Good communication skills

·         Customer focus

·         Good presentation

·         Current driver full licence

·         Positive attitude

·         Strong Health and Safety focus


You will be required to undergo a pre-employment Drug test.

You will hold the right to work in New Zealand.


Does this sound like you?

Apply by sending your cv and cover letter to ruths@firesecurity.co.nz by 30 August 2019.

Please include the vacancy number 1915 in the subject line of your email.


We’re always looking out for skilled fire technicians or experienced plumbers and electricians.

If you’re one of them, please send your CV to: ruths@firesecurity.co.nz

If you are not a NZ resident or citizen, please ensure you read our overseas tech recruitment page for helpful tips before you contact us.