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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 1906 Fire Alarm Technician Auckland

Short Summary:

We require an experienced Fire Alarm Technician.  This role is focused on diagnosis, repair of existing systems.

Job Description:

We are seeking a team player to join our busy Auckland team who fault find and repair existing alarm systems. From time to time you may be involved in small installations.

This role would suit someone who has3-5 years’ experience in the fire alarm industry. You would be knowledgeable of the conventional and analogue addressable systems in NZ such as Pertronic and Ampac.

Your role will include but not be limited to working with Fire Protection Systems and Security Alarms:

·        Diagnosing system faults

·        Repairing faults

·        Minor installation work

·        Rostered on call to attend afterhours call outs.

You will hold:

·        A clean, full NZ driver licence

·        NZ residency or current work visa is required.

·        Awesome knowledge of NZ Standards

·        Preferably hold NZQA Fire Detection and Alarm Systems L4

·        3-5 years’ experience in Fire Alarms

·        Great customer service skills

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

You will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing.

Please apply by 31 August 2019.

Email your CV and covering letter to ruths@firesecurity.co.nz

Vacancy 1911         Compliance Technician Trainee - Whangarei

·         Whangarei based

·         Entry level role

·         Trainee role – NZQA training

·         You will get to work in the amazing scenery of the Far North

 About the role

 As a trainee, you will be allocated tasks like testing fire protection systems like sprinklers and alarms along with other building features. Once you are competent to carry out this work you will be allocated a monthly run. These will be your customers each month and they will be relying on you to test their systems according to the NZ Standards in order for the Annual Building Warrant of Fitness to be completed.

 Given time your career pathway could include working towards being an IQP or a move to a specialised field like alarm service.

 You will be supported through on-line training courses, and in the field where you will build your knowledge and skills.

 Thus, we are looking for someone fit and ready to learn.

Are you:              

Willing to set yourself learning targets and keep to them.

Can take ownership of the testing and complete it each month.

Able to build relationships with customers and your team.

Demonstrate initiative; and have sound organisational skills.

Able to pay close attention to the details such as the year of installation so you test the system to the correct NZ Standard.

 You will need:

·           Full Driver licence and able to drive a manual vehicle.

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

NZ residency or current work visa is required.

 We offer a competitive package including:

·         An opportunity to gain NZQA qualification

·         A supportive team and learning environment

·         Uniform including safety shoes.

·         When trained, a company vehicle that can be used to get to and fro from work.

 If this opportunity sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please email your cv and contact details to ruths@firescurity.co.nz by 02 August 2019.

Please quote vacancy number 1911 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.