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Licensing Officer - Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council Closing Date: 10/03/2022

Job: Licensing Officer

Job Ref: RE-1164

Salary: £27,741.00 - To: £29,577.00

Job Scale: Grade 6 SCP 23-25

Job Hours: 37 Hours

Location: Civic Centre


Job summary

To Undertake activities in the administration and enforcement of licensing and registration functions of the Council as directed by the Trading Standards, Licensing and Transport Manager.

• To undertake activities and take a lead in the administration and enforcement of all licensing and registration functions of the Council as directed by the Trading Standards and Licensing Manager.
• To use delegated powers to grant licenses and registrations where necessary.
• To update and implement procedural and Policy changes where necessary

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Joanne Baber on 01685 727030.

All new applicants are required to complete a 10 hour online Welsh Work Course. You will need to complete parts 1 and 2 of the course and must be able to evidence this prior to starting work with the Authority. For further information on how to complete this course please visit:

Application forms can be completed online at

If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725199 and are to be returned no later than 10/03/2022 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.


Ability to speak Welsh is desirable

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.

If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.