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Licensing Enforcement Officer - Harrogate Borough Council Closing Date: 15/01/2023

Post Number: SC35

Grade: G: Salary £30,151 - £32,020 per annum

Hours: 37 hours

Looking for a new start? Come and work at Harrogate Borough Council.

Our values guide everything we do, and everything we do has an impact on the people who live here.

As a Licensing Enforcement Officer you will be based in the Safer Communities Service at the Civic Centre, Harrogate and there is opportunity for some remote/home working subject to approval.

You will work in the Licensing Enforcement Team who cover a wide range of service areas including; Licensing Act, Gambling Act, animal welfare, caravan sites, scrap metal, taxis, street collections, street trading and numerous other licences. The post also currently includes COVID-19 advice and enforcement.

You will be responsible for routine compliance checks, investigating complaints, formal enforcement action, administration of more complex licence applications and presenting reports at hearings and committees. You should have working knowledge and understanding of the range of licensing regimes and enforcement protocols.

You will be required to work outside normal working hours when investigating or monitoring.  The Council operates a flexible working policy.

For further information please contact Gareth Bentley on 01423 500600 ext. 58501 or email .

Closing date for Applications:     15 January 2023             

Interviews to be held on:  TBC

To apply, please visit Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team if you need further assistance. 

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Harrogate Borough Council requires all applicants to complete the council’s application form and attach their suitability statement and CV.

Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications are received.