We protect and promote Aotearoa New Zealand through world class border management. We promote New Zealand’s international trade, collect Crown revenue, and enforce the law by identifying and seizing prohibited imports and exports. We also make sure that lawful travellers and items can move across our border as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
Customs employs more than 1,200 people in a broad range of roles across New Zealand. Jobs with us include passenger facilitation, dog handling, inspections, and other key operational roles in New Zealand’s ports, both air and sea; as well as specialised roles in intelligence, investigations and data analysis. We have diverse corporate roles as well, in policy; law; finance; communications; information services; people, process and business management; and more.
We support our people to develop and advance. Employees get on-the-job training, formal courses and leadership programmes, and opportunities to learn new roles. We foster an inclusive and supportive team environment with vibrant social and Māori cultural groups. Our employees enjoy discounted health insurance and free on-site gyms (in some locations).
We support flexible working. This may include part-time, remote working, flexible hours, fixed-term roles and secondments. Please talk with us about how we can support you in achieving your flexible working goals.
Past Flexible Jobs
- Full-Time Flexible
Seeking a highly skilled solicitor to join the Legal Corporate team in a fixed term or secondment opportunity. You’ll need 1-4 years post qualification experience and a genuine interest in customs law and revenue legislation.
Specialist Financial Crime Investigator (Customs Technical Specialist)
- Short Term
12 month fixed term opportunity for a key expert in the development of our financial crime investigative capability within Customs. We are looking for an individual with leadership skills; strategic thinking; experience in financial crime investigations; and a passion for pursuing cash smuggling and trade-based money laundering.