Parking Officers - Make Wellington your office! 5 weeks annual leave!

  • Wellington City Council
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • 28 May, 2024
Full time Customer Service and Call Centre Trades and Services Transport and Logistics Other

Job Description

Become a Parking Officer

  • Be an ambassador for our cool little Capital City and help keep Wellington moving.
  • A clear pathway for development with training and qualifications provided.
  • Permanent full-time positions, Start on $26.77 per hour and get 5 weeks annual leave!

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: 

  • 5 weeks' annual leave, 10 days sick leave and multiple WCC employee benefits (including discounted gym memberships).
  • Pathway for development - With multiple levels of development, your pathway within WCC is clear and defined.
  • As you progress in your pathway you have the opportunity to increase your hourly rate
  • In-depth Training and Induction - We are committed to your development and training and will provide support for Level 2 Parking Officers to achieve the NZ Certificate of Regulatory Compliance.
  • 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

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.

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 license to be considered. 

Applicants must be prepared to undergo pre-employment health assessment and drug and alcohol screening if short-listed. There is also a Ministry of Justice check. Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand. 

Your opportunity could start right here! Apply online today. 


Reference number: 39309
Posted on: 27 Jun 2023
Closes on:  
Location(s): Wellington CBD, Wellington suburbs, All of Wellington
Expertise: Complaints and issues resolution, Customer service and contact centre, Parking services
Job level(s): Entry, Graduate, Experienced
Work type(s): Permanent full-time
More details: Position Description -Parking Officer (May 2023).pdf