Job Title: Licensing Officer (Casual) x 3
Job Reference: RQ01272
Date posted: 12/10/2021
Application closing date 25/10/2021
Location: Hybrid Working
Pay Band: 6 (£15.01 - £16.91 per hour (inclusive of Fringe)
Hours: Casual Contract Zero Hours
(All posts are subject to the NJC conditions of service)
The borough of Basildon is alive with opportunity and has the ingredients to be one
of the most successful and desirable places in the South East. As the largest
economy in the Thames Estuary outside London, we are incredibly proud of what
we have achieved but we are never complacent. We are driving inclusive,
sustainable growth to provide opportunity and prosperity for local people and
businesses, access to quality homes, vibrant town centres and an enhanced local
Basildon Borough Council is looking to recruit 3 Casual Licensing Officers to help
support the work of our busy Licensing Team and help us to keep the Council’s
promise to “get the basics right”. As the largest economy in the Thames Estuary
outside London, Basildon has a number of vibrant town centres with a varied
selection of licensable activity around the nighttime economy.
The Team is responsible for a range of licensing functions including Taxis, Liquor,
Gambling, Scrap Metal, and SEV’s amongst other activities. The roles will involve
undertaking routine checks to ensure compliance with licence conditions; engaging
with licence holders and supporting enforcement operations, amongst other
activities. Whilst we are looking for the persons in this role to be able to work
across all licensing activities, we will consider those with the right skills and sound
enforcement experience in specific subject areas.
You must be able to demonstrate your ability to work as part of our team as well as
on your own initiative and have a sound knowledge of legal practice in relation to
licensing issues, particularly around enforcement. The roles require excellent
verbal communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to
present information in a variety of formats to different audiences. The post holder
will need to be flexible to enable work predominantly outside of office hours, but
with an opportunity to also support the team during the daytime as as service
needs require. This will be reflected in the payment at relevant overtime rates for
out of hours activity, and mileage at the casual user rate.
If you would like to be part of Basildon’s success, we look forward to receiving your
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV with a covering letter
detailing how you meet each of the requirements of the Person Specification.
Basildon Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors and volunteers to share
its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.
The Council applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you
will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.
Please note, if you do not have access to a computer you could visit the Job Centre,
Library or our own Customer Service Centre to apply.
Applicants with a hearing or speech impairment can contact us using the Text Relay
Service. Dial 18001 followed by the full telephone number as above. Calls are
charged at your telecommunications provider's standard rate.
If you have any queries regarding this or any of our roles, please contact Human
Resources 01268 208242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.