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Licensing Officer - Mid Sussex District Council Closing Date: 29/03/2021

Employer: Mid Sussex District Council
Salary: £20,903 pa - £25,991 pa + car allowance up to £1,239 pa
Location: Mid Sussex District Council, Haywards Heath
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Yes
Closing Date: 29/03/2021 at 23:59 PM
Reference: EENH023


Mid Sussex is an ambitious authority with one of the most significant programmes of growth in the south east. To help us to deliver high quality Environmental Health services, we are looking for a pro-active and enthusiastic Licensing Officer to work in our Licensing, Food and Safety Team.

You will take the lead on licensing taxi and private hire vehicles, but you will also be involved in enforcing a range of licensing legislation in areas such as alcohol, animal welfare, gambling, scrap metal and street trading. You will be processing and determining licence applications, offering advice to applicants, licensees and other stakeholders, investigating complaints received in relation to licensed and unlicensed activity and carrying out appropriate enforcement action to ensure compliance. The role also includes working in partnership with external agencies.

You will need to be able to effectively communicate with the general public, applicants, partnership agencies and Members of the Council in a tactful and confident manner, be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, and have a willingness to work out of normal hours to attend committee hearings, undertake site inspections, enforcement, joint operations and complaint investigations.

In addition to a competitive salary you’ll also receive great staff benefits, including generous holiday, pension, free on-site parking and car allowance. You will also enjoy discounted access to a number of health clubs in the district.

If this opportunity sounds like the role for you we’d love to hear from you. If you would like a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Jon Bryant on 01444 477076.

Closing Date: 29th March 2021
Interview Date: 9th April 2021

How to apply
Please click here to apply online 


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.