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Environmental Enforcement Officers x 4

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
07/02/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/02/2018 12:00
Salary:
£18,746 - £20,138 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
171534
Employment Location:
All areas of Redcar and Cleveland

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Feb


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This job is closed for applications.

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, Neighbourhoods and Public Health. 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, prosperity and the environment. 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Environmental Enforcement Officers to join the Enforcement Team at Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council. The team is primarily responsible for the enforcement of Environmental Legislation and Parking Legislation and are committed to providing quality services to people, who live, work in and visit the borough.

You will be responsible for taking action to improve environmental conditions within the Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council area. You will encourage compliance with relevant legislation related to environmental crime and parking related issues. Your workload will be both reactive in response to service requests and proactive as you will participate in a program of enforcement patrols to control levels of dog fouling, fly tipping, littering, dog associated offences and parking enforcement. When necessary you will take part in formal enforcement action including the service of fixed penalty notices, penalty charge notices and preparing case files for prosecution through the court system.

You will be involved in environmental campaigns run by the Local Authority. You will work in partnership with other Local Authority services and departments including: Waste Management, Neighborhood Services, Legal Services and other sections or partner organizations.

You must have a good standard of education and knowledge of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Anti - Social Behavior Crime and Policing Act 2014 and other associated environmental & waste control related legislation. You should also have a working knowledge of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) and The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE).

You must be able to work effectively as part of a team and prioritize and manage personal workloads. Current experience of working in an enforcement role or uniformed service would also be desirable.

The hours of work for this position are 37 hours per week, predominately working 8am - 4:30pm, however there could be a requirement to work between the hours of 6am - 11pm.

You will be expected to have excellent literacy and numeracy skills with the ability to provide comprehensive reports and the ability to handle difficult confrontational situations involving angry or aggressive customers.

You must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build excellent working relationships to adopt a collaborative approach to work both internally and with partner organizations.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and 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.

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