Customs Officers - Variable hoursat New Zealand Customs Service
New Zealand Customs Service
Wellington, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

Covering the international flight schedule in and out of Wellington, there are a variety of shift patterns including nights, weekends and public holidays.

Your hours will fluctuate between seasons and in accordance with flight schedules.

Your hours of work will be between 40 and 80 hours per pay period / fortnightly (including approved annual leave).

This role will see you working across a range of functions in the Customs airport environment.

The starting salary is $50,751 per annum and an allowance of $10,701 per annum. This is a full-time equivalent starting salary and will be pro-rated based on the hours that you work.

What you'll be doing He aha tāu e mahi ana

We'll train you for the job - and once you've successfully completed training you'll be :

  • Facilitating passengers and goods in and out of NZ, note taking, writing reports and entering information into our electronic systems;
  • Questioning passengers and undertaking activities such as searching baggage;
  • Processing passengers through Customs, this might have you sitting in a booth for long periods of time or standing up for long periods of time assisting passengers;
  • Ensuring passengers meet immigration requirements and knowing when to escalate situations.
  • What you'll need to be successful Ko ngā mea ka hiahia e koe kia angitu te haere

  • A full unrestricted driver's license
  • Great interpersonal communication skills (including good written skills)
  • Be willing to work a split shift pattern (including unsociable hours) as a core part of the role;
  • Be able to achieve and maintain an organisational security clearance
  • Have a good level of fitness and physical ability so you can complete the full range of duties in the role.
  • Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment medical assessment, security check and drug test.

    Working for NZ Customs Mahi ki te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa

    To join Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa in any role you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident*. Due to the nature of Customs' work all candidates must have a clear Police record.

    Security clearances are mandatory and are conducted by Customs. Due to the nature of this work, you must be able to obtain and maintain organisational clearance.

    You need to have continuously resided in New Zealand for the last 5 years and 5 years ago from the date of this application.

    If you haven't we may not be able to progress your application.

    If you have lived in one or more of the following countries : Australia, Canada, United Kingdom or United States short periods of time ie

    You must have a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service towards a recommendation of suitability for security clearance at a higher level.

    Te Mana Ārai looks for people who :

  • Have high levels of integrity, honesty and discretion
  • Have good communication skills and enjoy interacting with people
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • New Zealand Customs Service Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace.

    We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.

    New Zealand Customs Service Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa also support flexible working arrangements.

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