Parking Officer - Make Wellington your Office!

$23.65 hourly
  • HainesAttract
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • 08 Sep, 2022
Full time, Part time Community Services and Development

Job Description

  • Be an ambassador for our cool little Capital City and help keep Wellington moving
  • Embrace Wellington City as your office!
  • $23.65 per hour, permanent full-time and part-time options available

Our Parking Services team is highly valued and is passionate about the awesome stuff that they do for our city and we are looking for people who will share the same passion.

Wellington City Council serves the residents and businesses of Wellington, and the Parking Services team play an important part by supporting Wellington City Council's long-term plan and vision around transport.

As a Parking Officer, you will promote compliance with city parking regulations and manage the turnover of parking space, while easing the safe movement of people and goods within Wellington City.

Our Parking Officers connect with the public on a regular basis and spend most of their time outdoors in and around the city. On any given day you can cover up to 20km of city streets and parking areas.

In this dynamic job you will:

  • be the "face" of Wellington City Council
  • use your customer service skills to promote positive public relations
  • help to keep Wellington moving
  • actively issue infringements to non-compliant vehicles
  • ensure your assigned area is monitored effectively.

Key things to be successful in this role are:

  • good physical fitness with the ability to walk long distances (up to 20km a day), rain, hail or shine
  • natural ability to build rapport with customers
  • have the ability to deal with the public positively with a positive attitude and high energy
  • good problem-solving skills and written and numeracy skills
  • being comfortable with and adaptable to modern communication technologies
  • ability to work without direct supervision team orientation

In return, we will give you:

  • Whare Tapa Toru - we take your development plan and career aspirations seriously, and will help you to achieve your goals with dedicated conversation time
  • In-depth Training and Induction and access to gain qualifications
  • a uniform and technology to enable you to do your role well
  • Positive team culture, friendly banter, and table tennis competitions when you're in the office

Check out a snapshot of a day in the life of a Parking Officer; https://youtu.be/4tzkf8ICn9Y

This is a permanent (up to 40 hours/week) role working on a rotating roster of varying start/finish times (between 6.30am - 10.30pm) including some Friday late shifts and weekend shifts, to meet the needs of the City.

Please note part time hours would be considered. Ideally will be for the weekends and late/evening shifts starting at 1pm.

Also, for the 2 weeks induction/ training period, we need people to commit to full-time hours starting from 8am - 5pm.

You will need to at least hold a Restricted driver's licence to be considered.

Applicants must be prepared to undergo pre-employment health assessment and drug and alcohol screening if short-listed and must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Your opportunity could start right here! Apply online today.

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.