Ashford Borough Council
Salary up to £ 23,199 pa plus car user allowance
Closing Date: Midday on 13 December
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our Licensing Team to work across the Borough of Ashford. The job covers a wide range of roles including delivering front facing customer service, undertaking regulatory work and associated administration.
You will work as a part of a team that prides itself on providing a first class service. The Licensing Team is very busy with high volumes of customer contact. The role will involve the compliance and enforcement of all aspects of licensing and the enforcement of environmental crime.
The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to a changing working environment, be confident, have excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy. It would also be desirable to have a sound knowledge in the legislative provisions of alcohol and entertainment licensing, taxis, betting shops, street trading and environmental crime.
While the job has an enforcement focus the aim is to support our community and local businesses and therefore the role also involves providing help and support to develop our licensed markets and assisting with Town Centre events.
The role involves conducting external visits, to ensure compliance for various aspects of licensing and will include:
The Council offers flexible working time arrangements. You may be required to work outside core hours when necessary and weekend working as and when required.
- the provision of advice and guidance to businesses and members of the public
- the preparation of licenses, permits and permissions
- investigating complaints
- preparing legal cases and appeals, giving evidence at court and hearings
- maintaining accurate records and producing quality reports
Closing date: Midday 13 December 2013
Those shortlisted will be invited to an interview on 8th January 2014.
For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Jack Godley,Licensing Manager, on 01233 330722. For an application form and further details, please e-mail email@example.com or download details from the jobs page on our web site.