Civil Enforcement Officer

Location
Berwick, Morpeth, Blyth and Hexham areas
Salary
£21,589 - £23,836
Posted
06 Aug 2020
Closes
18 Aug 2020
Ref
20000008Q
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

Civil Enforcement Officers required for Berwick, Morpeth, Blyth and Hexham areas.

 

The Council

 

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 

 

The Role 

You will be responsible for observing and enforcing parking controls in a fair and consistent manner in accordance with the regulations laid out in the Traffic Management Act 2004, Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO’s), associated legislation and locally determined procedures.

You will be expected to carry out enforcement both on street and in off street car parks either on foot or as a member of a mobile team.  You may also be responsible for cash collection from pay and display ticket machines and disc dispensers. There is also involvement in enforcement of Dog Fouling and Littering in line with the relevant Acts.

Recent experience of working with information technology and experience of dealing with difficult and irate customers is essential.  You must also have good communication skills and be confident when working under pressure and in confrontational situations.  You must be able to meet the physical requirements and demands of the post and must be able to drive.

 

This role requires shift pattern working, including weekends, Bank Holidays and evening work.  Weekend enhancements are payable.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Previous applicants need not apply.

 

We are offering: 

  • A starting salary of £21,589 (Band 5 £21,589 - £23,836)
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

 

For more detail please see the Job Description/ Person Specification here:-

https://www.northumberland.gov.uk//getmedia/7d24d8ff-4aec-48eb-ad27-069dcbda0906/2274-Civil-Enforcement-Officer-doc.aspx

Please comment in the supporting information section of your application form which area(s) you would prefer to be considered for i.e. Berwick, Morpeth, Blyth or Hexham

Closing date for applications is midnight on 18th August 2020

 

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770 975 678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.