Find out about unique careers in the GCSB or NZSIS – what jobs involve, and the kinds of people who work here.

Diverse, talented, and committed to making a difference for our country – ordinary people doing beyond ordinary things.

Job families

We’ve organised roles into job families below. Choose a job family to find out more.

This is not an exhaustive list of all the roles we offer but is a good overview and we'll add to it over time. 

Information and security

Read more

Information engineering

Read more

Intelligence collection

Read more


Read more

Service delivery and engagement

Read more


Read more

Some of you may have come to our website because you want to be a spy. While you won’t find us recruiting for spies, you may want to check out our intelligence collection roles.

And don’t worry, we provide training for all our specialised roles.

Career pathways

Joining our community doesn’t have to mean the same job forever. We offer career pathways so you can enjoy different roles throughout your career without having to change employers.

Read our Career Pathways Framework Overview booklet to find out more.


The Government Communications Security Bureau has opportunities for current students and recent graduates.


We recruit some of our roles in cohorts and this happens at different times throughout the year. If you don’t see the role you want advertised now, don’t worry – it may be advertised at another time throughout the year.