Salary From: £30,095
Salary To: £32,798
Hours per week: 37
Vacancy type: Permanent
Team: Safe and Strong Communities
Advertising End Date: 28 Aug 2022
As a Licensing Officer, you will be working within a busy and dynamic specialist licensing team responsible for the delivery of advisory and enforcement services in relation to a range of licensing legislation.
In the main Licensing Officers are responsible for activities within a defined case load, though this can vary according to circumstance and demand.
Including disciplines/areas in:
You will make a difference by taking the lead in the response to licensing applications, writing reports for Sub-Committee hearings, responding to complaints, proactive compliance and enforcement work where necessary. This may include investigating, preparing and taking cases to Court.
As well as educating existing authorisation holders and members of the public in relation to all aspects of licensing.
This role is challenging and there will be some physical aspects to the job, such as being part of multi-agency operations inspecting vehicles in outdoor locations, but we can assure you that this will be a rewarding role as a Council’s expert witness when required.
The post will be predominantly working at premises and locations in South Gloucestershire. Smarter working technology allows to also work at all council offices and from home.
Evening and weekend working is an integral part of the post to ensure compliance in the licensed trades, with regular work outside of the normal office hours.
We know our team work best when they have balance in their lives and we offer genuine flexibility to help them achieve that work/life balance.
We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.
As part of our benefits package you will receive generous annual leave (pro rata), employee wellbeing support and you will have access to a range of staff discounts, including eye tests, travel, shopping and leisure activities.
We recognise that our diverse team of skilled and dedicated people make us a great place to work. We welcome applications from everyone and ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and developed on the basis of their merits and abilities.
Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.
We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.
We’re making a difference, be part of it!