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Specialist Officer (Licensing) – Mid Devon District Council  Closing Date: 13/06/2022

PERMANENT: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £29,174 to £31,895
LOCATION: Tiverton

We are seeking to appoint an Officer with relevant qualifications and experience in a range of licensing functions. The role will deliver statutory Licensing functions on behalf of the Council through the inspection, investigation and resolution of issues that are the responsibility of the Public Health and Housing Options Service.

Committed to putting our customers first and providing high quality services, we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated team player who is prepared to face a variety of challenges and wants to make a difference by improving the health & wellbeing of the community.

You will need to have detailed knowledge and a relevant qualification in licensing legislation as well as experience in undertaking enforcement activity.

You will have the opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in a wide range of duties. Training will also be provided where necessary to ensure you maintain your competency and help you develop your professional role.

The post requires an experience/qualified Licensing Practitioner with good communication skills together with the associated enthusiasm and commitment to fulfil the requirements of the post applied for.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, contact Jeremy Pritchard, Team Leader – Commercial

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - Specialist Officer (Licensing) Job Description.

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:


13 June 2022 at 1:00pm





MDDC reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications.

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.