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Retail Customer Service Officer
Site / Location
Katherine Post Office
Ref #
Australia Post
Opening Date
Northern Territory
Work Type
Permanent Part Time
Weekly Hours

Description & Requirements

Help us deliver like never before  
Australia Post is delivering like never before. From the vehicles that we drive, to the small businesses that make our communities thrive. We’re delivering for the environment, for our communities, for our customers and for our people. We’re moving forward and we want you to come along for the ride. 

About the opportunity
As our Retail Customer Service Officer, you’ll play an important part in helping Australians service their own businesses, keeping millions of people connected and building community resilience. Every year around one million customers walk into one of our Australia Post Offices. It’s our retail teams who make sure that every experience they have is a great one. And while they do, they’re supported by a welcoming team, take part in ongoing training, and are guided on career development opportunities.  

Role Details:
  • Located in Katherine, this is a great opportunity for a lifestyle change! 
  • 20 hours / week rotating roster across Monday - Friday, 8:45am – 5:06pm (Extra hours may become available)
  • During training, hourly rate is $26.42 (Junior rates apply during training for those under 21), after training, hourly rate increases to $28.24 
  • + 12% superannuation
  • + an extra 7 days (paid) annual leave (27 days)
  • + District Allowance up to $11,540
  • + Post Perks!  Access to hundreds of discounts and benefits ranging from discounts on selected Apple products to great deals on hire cars and travel insurance.
  • + Career opportunities, you will have access to all Australia Post jobs before they are advertised externally

You'll be: 
  • Performing customer sales and service transactions with customers 
  • Managing high value transactions accurately (handling and processing cash, cheques, credit cards and EFTPOS) 
  • Conducting and processing a number of identity services transactions, including Australian Passport Interviews 
  • Promoting our products and services through up-selling and cross-selling, merchandising and other promotional activities
  •  Assisting customers with mail lodgements and associate costs
  • Building rewarding relationships with customers by understanding their needs 
  • Assisting with administrative duties such as stocktaking and record maintenance  

About you  
You’re friendly, enthusiastic and reliable and you love working in a team environment. You’re ready to put the customer at the centre of everything you do to help make a difference in the community.  You'll also need to:
  • Have experience in customer service and/or cash handling  
  • Be fit to lift up to 16kgs of mail regularly and stand for your shift   

How we'll deliver for you:
  • We invest in you for the long-term, encouraging growth through delivering on our values of trust, inclusivity, empowerment and safety     
  • Be part of a culture where everybody feels they belong, are valued, and can bring their authentic self to work every day    
  • We invest in your personal wellbeing, recognise and reward you for your contribution to our success with Post Perks and more. 

We’re delivering together
Our diverse and inclusive workplaces bring out the best in our people. We're all ages, genders and abilities, and we come from all walks of life. That’s how we deliver for Australia - together. We believe our business should reflect the diverse communities we operate in. See how we’re achieving that here

We encourage applications from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People with Disability and Ex Defence Force. 

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live and gather as employees, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. To find out more about our progress with reconciliation, watch this short video.

Australia Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free workplace and encourages the implementation of workplace adjustments for team members with disability at all stages of their career.  If you have any questions, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion team on

See what a day in the life on the Retail Team at Australia Post looks like: