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Records Officer (Fixed Term Contract) - Ref 088

Kāpiti Coast District Council is committed to building an organisation that is respected for its caring, dynamic and effective “open for business” approach.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious Records Officer to join our records team.  This role assists in the provision of core records management services for the Council and you’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • a solid understanding of electronic and manual records management systems
  • effective time management and organistional skills
  • functional knowledge and application of the Public Records Act and other relevant legislation
  • fantastic team ethic
  • warm and informative customer service style
  • strong aptitude in Microsoft Word and Excel

The primary responsibilities in this role are:

  • administration of the Council’s electronic records and document management system
  • filing and retrieval of documents for internal and external customers
  • customer enquiries
  • administration support

This role is a full time, fixed term role until end of January 2018, covering a period of parental leave.

If this role interests you, then we would love to hear from you. This is a great opportunity to work alongside others in an environment where your ideas and initiative will be welcome. We will ensure the successful person will receive all necessary training to undertake the role with confidence.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Jeff Clements, Records Team Leader on 04 296 4700 or freecall 0800 486 486.

Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including police, criminal history and credit checks.   Please note you must be eligible to work in NZ.

Applications close 12 noon, Monday 3 April 2017.Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, pre-employment check forms, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Records Officer – Ref 088” to

Job description

JD Records Officer.pdf


Application and Security Check forms:

Application Form (PDF)
Application Form (WORD)
Criminal History Check Form (Please note:  This form is provided by the Ministry of Justice and is available in PDF only)
Police Vetting Form (Please note:  This form is provided by New Zealand Police and is available in PDF only)
Credit Check Form (PDF)