Customer Services Officer (Fixed Term)

Takaka, New Zealand

Reference: 6040379

Up to 24 hours, Takaka Service Centre

  • Are you a Customer Services super-star?
  • Here is your chance to be the face and voice of Tasman District Council and broaden your customer service skills
  • 12 months fixed-term, part-time position. Some flexibility with days and hours worked.
  • Plus 6.2% benefits package

A typical day:

No two days are the same! You will be front of house greeting somebody one minute, cash receipting the next, working on the phones, helping customers with difficult queries, or responding to emails.

There is also the chance to broaden your horizons as you continue your career in our Service Centre working on the AA counter and producing Land Information Memorandum.

There is a lot to learn, and we provide comprehensible on-the-job training.

Things you will be proud of:

You will be proud of providing a high quality, professional response and adding value when answering customers enquiries.

The boxes you will need to tick:

You will be energetic, enthusiastic and committed to providing excellent customer service.

Experience in a similar customer service environment or AA role would be a distinct advantage.

Being calm under pressure and good problem-solving skills will be put to good use in this position, as will your sharp and well-honed computer skills.

The rewards:

At Council we offer:

  • A supportive culture within a fun and professional team
  • A unique benefits package - you customise it to your preferences to include a combination of extra leave, cash pay-out, health insurance and additional superannuation contributions
  • Free parking onsite and close by
  • A day off on your birthday!

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If this sounds like you, apply now!

Further information can be obtained by contacting the People & Wellbeing Team on (03) 543-8988.

Applications Close: 19 Aug 2022

Other career opportunities

Summer Student Internships

Every year we employ a number of Summer Students across the Council, to work for a period of 12-16 weeks over the summer months (mid-November to February). Recruitment for Summer Students begins in early July. All applications must be submitted online via the vacancy on our Vacancies page between 1 July and 31 July each year.

We typically have vacancies in Engineering, Environmental Policy, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), and Regulatory (Compliance Monitoring and Harbourmaster).


  • Why Tasman?

    Climate and lifestyle are two of the major factors for people choosing to live and work in the Tasman District. Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

  • What's in it for you?

    Ample learning and development opportunities, flexible working options and a benefits package to suit your preferences - just some of the reasons to join our team.

  • Meet the team

    Knowing about the people you are going to be working with is a critical part of selecting your next job – we understand that. So, come and meet some of the people in our team.