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Technical Support Officer – Harrogate Borough Council Closing Date: 27/09/2021

Job reference REQ001762

Application closing date 27/09/2021

Location Civic Centre

Post Number : SC26 

Grade: D

Salary: £20,493 - £21,748 (Temporary to March 2022)

Full Time: 37 Hours per week

Looking for a new start? Come and work at Harrogate Borough Council. Our values guide everything we do, and everything we do has an impact on the people who live here.

The Safer Communities service is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive person to join the Technical Support Team, based at the Civic Centre, Harrogate.

Working under the general direction of the Senior Technical Support Officer in a regulatory service, you will provide technical, financial and administrative support to the Environmental Protection, Food, Licensing and Occupational Safety teams.

Your work will cover a wide range of service areas including; environmental protection, dog control, private water supplies, pollution control, licensing, taxis, animal welfare, food safety, infectious disease, health and safety and accidents.

You will also provide advice, guidance and assistance to the public, businesses and external agencies.

Experience of working in a licensing and/or taxi service would be an advantage.

You must have a good standard of education at NVQ level 2 or equivalent, be able to use technology to a high standard, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to use your own initiative, work under pressure and contribute towards the continual improvement of the service.

You will play a key part in streamlining our services including online functionality and customer self-serve.

The Council operates a flexible working policy and there is opportunity for some agile working subject to approval.

For further information please contact Jill Reeves on 01423 500600 Ext: 58520 or email

Closing date for Applications: 27 September 2021 Interviews to be held on: TBC

To apply, please visit Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team if you need further assistance.

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Harrogate Borough Council requires all applicants to complete the council’s application form and attach their suitability statement and CV.

Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications are received.

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