Community Compliance Officers

Posted on 09-Jul-2018
Application Close Date: 22-Jul-2018
Job Details
Customer Service & Relationships
Position Type:
Fixed Term Full-Time
Job Reference:
Note clipCommunity-Compliance-Officer-RD2015.pdf (PDF, 332KB)
Job Specification

Community Compliance as part of Customer and Compliance Services – Individuals is the face of Inland Revenue. We have opportunities for enthusiastic Community Compliance Officers to join our team on a fixed term basis for 18 months.


As a Community Compliance Officer you will support our customers to get it right from the start by:

  • Working directly with customers; educating and helping them understand their obligations and entitlements
  • Engaging and building relationships with community groups, tax professionals, small businesses and our Māori community
  • Delivering seminars and presentations
  • Working with challenging customers to address identified non-compliance through a range of appropriate enforcement interventions


The key skills of a successful Community Compliance Officer:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; being able to engage with a wide range of people while clearly and accurately conveying information
  • The ability to identify the real issues and build trust in potentially difficult, sensitive and/or complex situations
  • A sales focus to connect customers to the right products and services that meet their needs
  • Digital literacy to learn and quickly use a range of Inland Revenue and business systems, processes and software
  • The capability to understand and apply legislation and policy
  • A drive for results, a knack for problem solving and being able to make good quality decisions on your feet
  • A willingness to learn and ability to apply new learning at pace
  • A continuous improvement focus that will drive towards Inland Revenue's goals for the future
  • A current New Zealand driver's licence (essential)
  • Flexibility – available for varied working hours and travel away from home (essential)

Are you keen to join us?

On offer is the opportunity to gain valuable experience and be part of our journey. We work in a fun, and at times fast paced team environment. To ensure your success, you will be provided with appropriate training and support along with regular coaching and performance feedback.

To learn more, please refer to the attached Role Description for this position.

To apply, please click on ‘apply' below and attach CV and Cover Letter outlining the skills and experience you will bring to this position. 

For further information you can contact 

Applications close Sunday 22nd July 2018.