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Licensing Enforcement Officer x 2 - Birmingham City Council (Ref BCC002405) Closing Date: 05/10/2021

  • Location: Licensing Section, Phoenix House, Valepits Road, Garretts Green, B33 0TD
  • Salary: £27,741 - £34,728
  • Closes: 05 Oct 2021
  • Job Ref: BCC002405

Required 2 x Licensing Enforcement Officers

One late shift per week (8.00pm until 2.00 am) with regular out of hours work in addition.

Flexible working hours and car allowance are applicable.

As one of the largest local authorities in the UK, Birmingham is a diverse and exciting place to work with excellent opportunities created by a challenging and varied workload. You will be joining a busy, friendly, and professional team with prospects to gain experience in all aspects of licensing.

We are seeking skilled and dedicated Licensing Enforcement Officers to join the Licensing Enforcement team. Successful candidates will be responsible for enforcing a wide range of legislation and providing advice in line with Council policy and government requirements. Duties will cover a full range of subject areas covering almost the whole spectrum of Licenses issued by the City Council.

Applicants will have experience in working with the public, dealing with complaints and enforcing legislation. Experience of using computer packages will be required as well as the ability to drive and holding a current, valid driving license.

The post involves ensuring compliance with the conditions and legislation associated with all types of licences granted by Licensing. These include private hire and hackney carriage, alcohol and entertainment, gambling, sexual entertainment venues, scrap metal, charitable street collection and household collection.  

Principal duties are dealing with complaints, carrying out pre-programmed inspection visits, conducting criminal investigations in accordance with PACE, RIPA, Human Rights Act, including gathering evidence, taking statements, conducting tape recorded interviews and giving evidence at Licensing Committees and Court.

Informal enquiries to Shawn Woodcock, Licensing Operations Manager on 0121 303 9922, or you can alternatively email

Flexible working options will be considered.

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.

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