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Senior Licensing Officer - Amber Valley Borough Council Closing Date: 06/01/2021

Job Title - Senior Licensing Officer

Job reference - AVBC000000080

Date posted - 08/12/2020

Application closing date - 06/01/2021

Salary - Grade 6 - £26,511 to £29,577 pro-rata per year

Job category/type – Licensing

Hours:                  18.5 hours per week

Directorate:         Operations

Contract Type:    Permanent

Location:             Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join our Licensing Team who cares about the communities of Amber Valley.  Located in the ‘Heart of Derbyshire’ with a borough comprising of quiet villages, market towns and excellent transport links, Amber Valley is set in beautiful countryside with the Derwent Mills world heritage site adding to the charm of Amber Valley.

We are looking for someone to provide technical advice and support to our small but busy licensing team.  You will need to have experience of local government licensing regimes and demonstrate a caring attitude towards the safety of our communities and providing a high standard of customer care.  You will need a thorough understanding of relevant licensing legislation, statutory guidance, and codes of practice.

As the Senior Licensing Officer, you would be responsible for the processing of licence applications and assisting other members of the team with technical and legal queries that arise.  You would also be required to perform enforcement duties including preparing and presenting reports to the Licensing Board.

You will need to have excellent communication skills, IT skills and the ability to organise and prioritise your own work and that of the team.  You will also need to be flexible in your approach to work as you will be expected to get involved with enforcement activities which may involve work outside of normal office hours.  You may also be required to work from home occasionally.  Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.

In addition, we can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Involvement in and experience of a wide range of licensing work
  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities to make a difference
  • Free on-site parking

The closing date for this vacancy is Wednesday 6 January 2021 at Midnight

(Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)

CV’s are not accepted. 

To apply, please visit Amber Valley Borough Council’s website at: