Job Details
  • Reference400996A_1668042928
  • LocationPerth
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantMercia Stewart

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client, City of Joondalup, is seeking to engage a Rating Services Officer on a Permanent basis, Full Time Position.

  • Salary: $62,815 - $74,022 per annum
  • Plus up to 14.5% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Full Time: 38 hours per week

The City of Joondalup takes pride in being a Local Government that has been internationally recognised for providing outstanding services to the local community. To continue to set the standard in WA Local Government for innovative services and programs, we are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic employees who will be committed to making a positive contribution to the City and its community.

The preferred applicant will require good problem-solving skills as well as demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills, experience in dealing with and interpreting legislation, sound numeracy and communication skills and experience in providing customer service in a high-pressure environment.

Prior experience in a large local government rates environment will be highly regarded but is not essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to our Co-ordinator Rating Services, this position is involved in the provision of effective rating services whilst providing quality customer service in accordance with legislative requirements
  • You will undertake a variety of tasks with the aim of ensuring the efficient and effective collection of rates
  • Tasks will include daily maintenance of the rating system and dealing with telephone and written enquiries
  • Undertake Rating Services processes including, but not limited to, direct debit process, change of ownership, pension/ senior process, debt collection, notice of discontinuance and deferred claims in accordance with documented processes
  • Contribute to Rates Services processes including, but not limited to, rates notices, final notices and interim rates
  • Resolve payment queries with ratepayers and other external stakeholders using proactive problem solving skills
  • Ensure service is delivered in a timely and accurate way in accordance with legislative requirements and procedures
  • Provide timely and accurate rating advice and information
  • Ensure all financial activities are undertaken in accordance with the City of Joondalup's purchasing protocols and practices
  • Ensure prompt capture of corporate information and documentation in accordance with the City of Joondalup's record keeping system, policies, protocols and practices
  • Participate in the development of new processes and review of existing processes with the aim of identifying opportunities for efficiencies
  • Respond to all customer queries in and efficient and professional manner
  • Assist and inform the Co-ordinator Rating Services of customer service-related issues and feedback

Key Capabilities

Applicants will need to provide a covering letter which must address the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Experience in providing customer service in a high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills as well as negotiation and conflict resolution skills

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Mercia Stewart on 0424 452 705 or email for further discussion.