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Service Manager - Plymouth City Council Closing Date: 03/01/2023

Vacancy Description

Windsor House Permanent

37 hours per week

Grade J (£47,573 to £52,628) per annum

N195 Service Manager - Role Profile

We are looking for an experienced and inspiring manager to lead the Council’s Licensing Team which covers licensing, occupational health and safety enforcement and aspects of Environmental Health as a responsible authority.

The Licensing team deal with a range of different licences and registrations. The team are responsible for the application and enforcement duties for taxi licensing alcohol licensing, gambling licensing, charity collections, scrap metal dealers and caravan sites. The team also cover environmental health functions leading on health and safety enforcement, investigation of statutory and public nuisance from licensed premises, the registration and inspection of skin piercers/tattooists, petroleum and explosives enforcement. The post holder will also be expected to Chair the Event Safety Advisory Group for Plymouth based events and work as a key partner in the Evening and Night-Time Economy Safer Plymouth Community Safety Partnership Group.

The Service Manager will work with the other two service managers to lead the service through ongoing change and additional income generation.

The post holder has a key role in shaping the City through policy development and partnership working across the City to improve the living and working environment for our residents and visitors and thereby reducing health inequalities.

The successful candidate will bring up-to-date knowledge of the legal, technical and policy frameworks which underpin this varied and high-profile agenda and be accustomed to working in a political and partnership context.

The role presents a valuable career opportunity for those willing to enhance their skills and experience at this grade. Plymouth as a vibrant ocean City can offer an exciting and challenging working environment with the rewards of living in an area of outstanding beauty.

Please note this position is not suitable for job share.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact: Rachael Hind, 01752 308794, 

Closing date: Tuesday 03 January 2023

Plymouth City Council is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, race, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation.   

As part of our commitment to promoting equality we offer guaranteed interviews to those who meet the essential criteria and are considered disabled, have been in Plymouth City Council care or are an Armed Forces Service Leaver within the last two years.