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SAG Coordinator - City of York Council Closing Date: 12/02/2023

Job title - SAG Coordinator

Job reference - PLAC004042

Date posted - 26/01/2023

Application closing date - 12/02/2023

Location - York, England

Salary - Grade 6 Level 1- 4 (£24,299 to £26,800 per annum)

Package - 37 Hours per week

Contractual hours - 37

Basis - Full time

Job category/type - Administration, IT, Licensing


Job description


City of York Council are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable person to joint our busy Licensing Team.


The successful candidate will deal with event organisers and Advisory Group members (including the police, fire and ambulance services), coordinating events, related documentation, SAG meetings and inspections of events if required, making sure that events held in York are safe. 


The successful candidate will assist in dealing with a number of different licensing functions from alcohol to gambling, taxis and entertainment.  Dealing with customers on a daily basis to provide advice, process applications, issue licences and carry out some low level enforcement work. 


The successful candidate will also coordinate meetings on behalf of the Head of Community Safety.


The successful applicant should have knowledge of the work of a local authority.  Excellent communication skills and experience of dealing with confrontation.  Ability to take minutes at meetings, good computer literacy skills and experience of maintaining accurate and detailed records within computerised databases.


The ability to maintain accuracy, even when working under pressure is essential. 


This role is located at the Council’s Eco Depot, and can be either a fixed officer based or hybrid (working from home on a rota basis) worker. 


As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.


Hybrid working arrangements are available for this role. Each role at CYC is different and your working arrangements will be determined based on the requirements of the role and in collaboration with you and your needs as part of the recruitment process. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team.


The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Lesley Cooke (Licensing

Manager)  or on 01904 551515


Closing date: Sunday 12 February 2023 at 12 midnight

Interview date: Wednesday 23 February 2023


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