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Senior Customs Officer Grade 1 and 2 - Value Origin and Classification

Employer:
New Zealand Customs Service
Job Category:
Other
City/Town:
Auckland - Auckland
Region:
Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
10-Aug-2018
Closing Date:
24-Aug-2018
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Job Description

 

At Te Mana rai o Aotearoa|New Zealand Customs Service, it's our people that make the difference.

 

Our belief

Te Mana rai o Aotearoa|New Zealand Customs Service is a welcome home and a welcome here.

 

People are at the heart of what we do. We believe compliance should be easy to do and hard to avoid.

 

We are here to protect and promote Aotearoa New Zealand through world class border management. A career at Te Mana rai o Aotearoa|Customs could take you anywhere. We currently have a number of positions available in our Valuation, Origin and Classification (VOC) team.

 

What's involved?

The VOC team provides advice both within Customs and to industry, on matters relating to the valuation of imported goods, the application of free trade agreements and the tariff classification of goods. These roles are key in the delivery of new services provided by the new Customs and Excise Act 2018, as well as ensuring that existing services continue to be provided to a high standard.

 

These positions will appeal to applicants who have an interest in international trade and are looking for a role that will provide variety and challenge as well as contributing directly to New Zealand's economic prosperity.

 

These positions are based in Auckland city and work standard office hours.

 

About you…

To be successful in these roles, you will need to have ideally experience and/or an understanding and knowledge of valuation methodology and its application; tariff rulings and applications; origin requirements; concession approval procedures and Customs ruling procedures.

 

These roles will appeal to applicants who have an interest in international trade and are looking for a role that will provide variety and challenge as well as contributing directly to Aotearoa's economic prosperity. Additionally in this role you will provide coaching/mentoring to frontline staff and support the Supervising Customs Officer and/or Chief Customs Officer with day to day people management.

 

The positions available are:

  • 2 x Senior Customs Officer Grade 1
  • 1 x Senior Customs Officer Grade 2

 

Joining Customs

To join Te Mana rai 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 before job offers are made. Successful applicants are also required to pass a drug test and medical assessment, they must also hold a full driver licence.

 

(*) you need to have continuously resided in New Zealand for the last 5 years, or in one or more of the following countries: Australia, Canada, United Kingdom or United States. 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.

 

Customs looks for people who:

  • Have high levels of integrity, honesty and discretion
  • Have good communication and customer relationship management skills
  • Enjoy working independently and as part of a team

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana rai 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.

 

Interested?

Check out our video below for a tour around our Valuation, Origin and Classification team.

 

To apply, please submit a covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience, and why you would like to work for Te Mana rai o Aotearoa|New Zealand Customs Service.

 

Key competencies Customs looks for are:

 

  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Customer focus
  • Action oriented
  • Informing

 

If you have any questions or would like a position description for either role, please email: jolene.ingram@customs.govt.nz

 

Applications close on Friday, 24th August 2018 at 5:00pm

 

 

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