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Rates Officer

Napier, New Zealand

Reference: 6174098

Full time permanent position working 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Do you have outstanding customer service and a can-do attitude?

Napier City Council has an exciting opportunity for a Rates Officer to join our team! We are seeking a customer-focussed superstar who is a great communicator with administration experience.

You will be responsible for providing quality rates-based customer service, administration, and maintenance of rating databases, including water meter maintenance, readings, invoicing, and providing sound advice to internal and external stakeholders.

You will have a professional approach in everything you do, be resilient and adaptable and have a willingness to learn. You will enjoy being busy with the ability to self-manage and meet deadlines.

This role will appeal to a motivated individual who wants to develop their career within council and contribute to a highly successful and supportive team.

Experience in local council or dealing with valuation and property related data would be advantageous.

If you are ready for this opportunity, then we encourage you to apply now. We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close this advertisement when we have found the right person.

Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability, and outstanding customer and community service. Some of the benefits we offer include retail discounts, subsidised medical insurance, and 5 weeks annual leave after 2 years' service.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. Napier City Council is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.

Our preferred candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and, for some roles, health screening.

Applications Close: 12 Dec 2022