General Enforcement Officer

Recruiter
EASYWEB NFP RECRUITMENT
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
24463.00 - 27067.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 Aug 2018
Closes
15 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
General Enforcement Officer

St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our client's refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.

Position: General Enforcement Officer
Location: St Albans (Commutable from Hatfield, Watford, Welwyn Garden City and surrounding areas)
Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract Up to 12 Months
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: GBP24,463 to GBP27,067 per year + Essential User car allowance
Benefits: offer a competitive package which also includes up to 24 days annual leave, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, access to parking, training and development opportunities, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits. Plus 18.5% employer pension contributions.

Closing date for applications: 15th August 2018

About the role:

They are looking for a General Enforcement Officer to provide cover for an internal secondment for a period of up to 12 months within their busy, dynamic and friendly team. The role will be office based both on and off site.

In this post you will be working in a wide-ranging role dealing with public health complaints, scrap metal dealers, fly tipping and supporting the work of a team of Environmental Health Officers. Although the post is generic in nature it would involve working across all disciplines within the section and training will be provided if necessary.

You will be expected to manage an individual caseload and be able to prioritise daily tasks according to the demands of a service which is both reactive and proactive. Such tasks would include the research and preparation required to write technical/legal reports. You will be expected to undertake and also assess the evidential quality and robustness of legal paperwork relating to either their own enforcement action or a colleagues.
You will attend site visits in a variety of different situations, in order to respond to straightforward enforcement issues and requests for intelligence/monitoring from businesses/public/manager and reporting back. You will also issue warning letters/penalties/and deal with responses to complaints and enquiries in relation to straightforward enforcement issues, and be prepared to act as a witness if necessary in any court case or formal hearing
About you:

Ideally you must have enforcement background and/or experience of investigation work and the ability to deliver a variety of regulatory interventions and solutions through the provision and application of enforcement skills, knowledge and expertise.

A current driving license and a vehicle insured for business use are essential for this role to access areas around the district and attend meetings, as is the ability to be able to carry and transport heavy equipment e.g. sampling box, noise and surveillance equipment (daily basis)

Subject to a vacancy on the rota, you may also have the opportunity to participate in the Out of Hours Noise Service which operates for limited hours on Friday evenings and weekends, for which an additional allowance would be payable. Post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.

You may have experience of the following: Enforcement Officer, Local Authority, Public Sector, Local Government, Development Management, Planning Officer, Local Authority Town Planning, Customer Complaints, Policy Investigator, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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