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Licensing Officer - Cheltenham Borough Council Closing Date: 20/09/2021

Licensing officer
Development opportunity
£25,481 - £27,741 per annum
37 hours per week
Fixed term contract (12 months)


About the role…

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Licensing Officer to join our busy and award winning licensing team. You will be one of 5 posts reporting to the Licensing Team Leader providing quality advice and service to all licensing customers and stakeholders.

Your main duties will be the implementation, administration and enforcement of a wide range of licensing legislation. You will carry out risk based inspections on all licensed venues and vehicles, to prepare and present reports to the Licensing Team Leader and various licensing committees and attend court as necessary. The role will involve routinely work outside normal office hours.

To be successful you will need…

• Good standard of education and/or ability to learn quickly and effectively
• Ability to interpret and implement licensing policy rules and procedures and new systems
• Experience of working with the public.
• Experience of managing and prioritising a varied workload.
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Basic knowledge of the role of local government and its obligations to its customers.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the post, please contact Louis Krog on 01242 264135 or email

To apply please email with your CV and cover letter quoting ref CBC075; tell us about your skills, knowledge, qualifications, experience and how they meet the criteria listed above and in the job description/person specification which can be found by clicking here here. It’s important that we’re a good fit for each other, so let us know what’s important to you and why you want to work for Cheltenham Borough Council.

Closing date: Monday 20th September 2021 @ midnight
Interview date: 27th September 2021

Please note that if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. We have the right to close this advert early subject to the number of applicants.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references; proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.