Job Title: Licensing Enforcement Officer (RS029)
Grade 7, £30,245 - £33,487 pro rata (inclusive of local weighting), part time, 18.5 hours per week, permanent. Based in Hertford. Closing date is Friday 10th April 2020 at midnight.
About the role
An opportunity for a Licensing Enforcement Officer has become available to work at Hertford as part of the Licensing & Enforcement Team. This is an exciting time for you to join us and develop your career as we are an authority that does not shy away from making the tough decisions. As a result your work will be exciting and varied and you will be fully supported to bring the most out of yourself. Our knowledgeable and experienced team is based both at the Council’s Wallfields office and Hertford Police Station.
This motivated and highly professional team is looking for an individual committed to excellence in their work and with a passion for Licensing and compliance to help ensure that regulated activities do not cause harm. If successful you will assist across all aspects of compliance for the service including dealing with a wide variety of parties face to face, over the telephone and in writing.
Some of the key responsibilities include:
This role will suit an individual with an eye for detail who enjoys a customer facing environment.
The ideal candidate will have:
East Herts is consistently rated as amongst the best areas in the country to live, with excellent schools and healthcare, a huge array of green space, beautiful waterways, unique market towns and picturesque villages. We also enjoy high levels of employment and a diverse local economy.
The vision of the Council is to provide East Hertfordshire residents and businesses with a future that is prosperous and sustainable. In order to achieve this, a number of strategic objectives have been developed, which allow the Council in conjunction with its many partners to focus on the key issues that concern the residents of East Hertfordshire.
Whatever their role, everyone contributes to delivering great services to our local community. Our vision is to preserve the unique character of East Herts and ensure it remains one of the best places to live and work. To accomplish this, our focus is to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities, enhance the quality of people's lives and enable a flourishing local economy.
Our team is at the very heart of our council – by demonstrating our corporate values of ‘Here to Help’, ‘We work together’ and ‘We aim high’ we make a real difference to our local communities. We are dedicated to staff development and individual success within a team framework. To help our staff deliver, we provide a supportive work environment, development opportunities and work to help everyone achieve their potential, whilst enjoying a positive work-life balance.
Benefits of working for us
As part of our Green Travel agenda we actively encourage employees to explore more economical and eco-friendly means of travel to work, e.g. public transport, cycle, walk or car share, and support this through a number of initiatives such as Liftshare. Employees can take advantage of the cycle to work (salary sacrifice) scheme and we also have pool e-cars available for employees to use for business travel.
How to apply
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Oliver Rawlings, Service Manager – Licensing and Enforcement, on 01992 531629.
Full details and how to apply can be found on our website: www.eastherts.gov.uk/jobs
Closing date: Friday 10th April 2020 at midnight. CVs will not be accepted.
If you do not hear from us within 1 week of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful.
If your application has been successful, the recruiting manager will contact you to invite you to an interview and assessment which will be held between the 20th April and 1st May 2020 (you will only be required to attend on one date).
EHC is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse and inclusive work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender, marital/parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity