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Licensing enforcement officer vacancy - Cheltenham Borough Council Closing Date: 29/10/2020

Licensing and enforcement officer
£25,481- £27,741 per annum (pro rata)
12 months fixed term contract
37 hours per week

About the role…

Due to maternity leave an opportunity for a licensing enforcement officer has become available to join the council’s award winning licensing service.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with an eye for detail and a ‘can do’ attitude to act as lead officer for all matters relating to licensing enforcement.  

Your main duties will include monitoring of compliance, investigation of complaints and taking enforcement action where necessary, to carry out risk based inspections on all licensed venues and vehicles, to prepare and present reports to the Licensing Team Leader and various licensing committees and attend court as necessary. The role will involve routinely work outside normal office hours.

To be successful you will need…

  • An enforcement background
  • A good understanding of licensing law 
  • A good knowledge of enforcement procedures, law and guidance including RIPA and PACE

If you would like to have an informal chat about the post, please contact Louis Krog, licensing team leader, on 01242 264135.

How to apply

Download and read the job description and person specification.

To apply please email with your CV and cover letter quoting ref CBC043; tell us about your skills, knowledge, qualifications, experience and how they meet the criteria listed above and in the job description/person specification. It’s important that we’re a good fit for each other, so let us know what’s important to you and why you want to work for Cheltenham Borough Council.

Closing date: Thursday 29 October
Interview date: Monday 16 November 2020

Please note that if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. Please note that we are receiving high levels of applications and we may close this advert before the advertised closing date. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children.  Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.