Civil Enforcement Officer (Blyth)
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.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working
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.
We are offering:
- A starting salary of £22,571 (Band 5 £22,571 - £24,919)
- 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
Previous applicants need not apply.
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