Careers with Customs

Customs is always on the lookout for new people to help keep the borders secure and our community safe. We perform many different types of service, and vacancies in all areas come up from time to time. Check the Current vacancies section below. There might be something there that is just right for you.

Interested in a role as a Customs Officer or Assistant Customs Officer at Auckland Airport? Applications for these roles are co-ordinated through Randstad. Please visit this site for recruitment details.

We also regularly recruit for Trainee Customs Officers. We are looking for people with integrity and good judgment who are confident in themselves and enjoy working as part of a team. If this sounds like you, read on.

Customs has consistently been voted as one of New Zealand’s Most Attractive Employers in the Randstad Awards. The Randstad Awards are internationally renowned and have been awarded for many years in European and Asian countries. The Randstad Award is presented to the most attractive employer in 40 countries.

Within this section

  • What would a Customs career be like?

    Varied, interesting, and highly rewarding careers are the norm at Customs. Click here for an overview.

  • What a Customs career offers you

    Click here for information on some of the many benefits that come with a career in Customs.​

  • How to get started

    First steps to becoming a trainee Customs officer and links to other current job vacancies in the Customs Service.

  • Current vacancies

    Check out our current vacancies or register your interest in a trainee Customs officer position.​

  • Security Requirements

    ​To join Customs you must be able to obtain and maintain the required level of New Zealand Customs Service Security Clearance​.

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