We are always keen to hear from talented and passionate people who want to join our team.

In this careers section, you can find out how you could build a career with Fire Security Services. You can also view our job vacancies. Don't forget to read our story here

Career journey

See the variety of ways that you can grow your career at Fire Security Services.

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, please click here to contact us and join us in delivering a new standard in the industry.

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We live by our three company values:

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

Do what we said we’d do – 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: Our Industry guru

John has been there and done it all within the fire protection industry. He is currently on the Fire Protection Association (FPA) Committee providing leadership to the industry.


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







Vacancy 1852     Fire Alarm Technician Wellington

We require a highly competent Fire Alarm Service Technician to join our team of skilled technicians and to be a part of a great team culture here at Fire Security Services.

 Job Description:

Fire Security Services has a dedicated team of Alarm Service Technicians based in Lower Hutt, who, along with Compliance and Sprinkler Technicians service Wellington and the greater Wellington/Wairarapa region. We are seeking a team player to join us to share the work load.

 The Organisation:

We are a growing NZ company supplying fire protection and building compliance to the NZ market. Customer service is our priority. For us, that means putting the customer at the centre of everything we do and making trust, transparency and professionalism simply part of our “business as usual.”  For more information, visit

The Role:

Your role will include working with Fire Protection Alarm Systems and associated fire protection systems.

You will be:

  • Diagnosing system faults and repairing system faults

  • Completing small to medium style installation projects

  • Technical

  • Health and Safety focussed

You will have had 5 years’ plus experience in the Fire Protection Industry.

  • Ability to work alone

  • Experience working with Fixed Fire Protection and Alarms

  • NZQA Fire Detection and Alarms L4

 You will hold:

  • A clean driver licence

  • NZ residency

You will be able to communicate easily and professionally in both oral and written English.

We promote a drug free work environment and carry out pre-employment testing.

In turn we are offering:

  • Remuneration that will match your skills

  • Car, phone and other tools of trade.

  • Real time job tracking software.

  • Fun and supportive team.

  • In house training room.

  • The opportunity to be a part of a very progressive and successful organisation.

  • Opportunity for progression in the industry.

  • Opportunity to work on highly technical and state of the art projects.

Please send your cv to close 24 December 2018


We’ll post new vacancies early in the New Year. Enjoy the summer break!

Feel free to contact us in the meantime.

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