Environmental Enforcement Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
18/06/2021 12:00
£20,903 - £21,748
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Fleet Workshops, Dormanstown
Number of posts:
Closing date:
18 Jun
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of four strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, Public Health and Environment. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

Working in a small team to effectively target anti-social behaviour environmental enforcement across the borough, working in partnership with other agencies and partners and where necessary to represent the Council at court.

The successful candidates will be expected to patrol hotspots across the borough investigating incidents of Fly Tipping, Dog Fouling, Littering, issuing Fixed penalty notices, Penalty Charge Notices, as well as Community Protection warnings and notices and to assist in the reduction of Anti-Social behaviour under the direction of the Community Safety Groups.

The successful applicants will be expected to have experience of various legislation including; Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005, Environmental Protection Act 1990, and well as an understanding of Public Space Protection orders, the use of CCTV for enforcement and have proven ability in an Enforcement capacity.

Other duties include:
Analyse CCTV footage and other evidence in order to build an enforcement case.
Ability to influence, encourage and promote behaviour change
Attend court to act as a professional witness and give evidence in court.

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person with proven track records of enforcement, with good organisational skills. The successful candidate will have good written and oral communications skills and have the ability to develop good working relationships both internally and externally with others in order to achieve positive outcomes.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

For further information contact, Doug Gray on 07909534853