Senior Enforcement Officer – Place
Reference no: Bath 821766
Pay Rate: £13.22 ph PAYE, noting that Ltd/Umbrella company rates may also apply[temporary, but potentially long term role, subject to extension by the client]
- Where this vacancy is based:
Bath, BA1 1
- What’s involved with this role:
The primary purposes of this post are to co-ordinate the day to day activities of the Enforcement Team and to assist the Principal Enforcement/Planning Officer in the enforcement of the Council’s planning control decisions and policies and other statutory responsibilities administered by the Service and to deal with complex and high profile enforcement complaints.
To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as are specified by the line manager and/or the Group Manager, and are commensurate with the level of the post, in order to support service delivery.
As one of the team to contribute to the general management, development and review of the Development Control Services, both in terms of services provided and staff in accordance with the Council’s Vision and Values, Policy and other objectives. In doing this, to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency.
N.B. – If, when replying, you fail to quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. your application will be AUTOMATICALLY REJECTED.
- Giving yourself the best chance of success:
- Please make sure that your CV is up to date and explains any gaps in employment.
- Your CV must cover the “Essential Requirements” (see below) of the role, including any DBS details and other qualifications called for.
- TO AVOID BEING REJECTED your CV should clearly state that you are AVAILABLE TO START WORK IMMEDIATELY OR AT SHORT NOTICE.
- WE CANNOT USE INFORMATION IN COVERING LETTERS, SO YOUR CV MUST CONTAIN ALL RELEVANT INFORMATION
- We recommend that you consider sending us (see * below) a suitably ‘tailored’ CV for each role that you apply for, listing somewhere near the top of your CV any key skills, experience and qualifications that relate specifically to this vacancy.
- “Essentials” – The following requirements must be highlighted on your CV itself and NOT in a covering letter:
- UK working experience
- Availability to work – CV should state either immediate or at short notice
- Minimum of 12 months recent Senior Enforcement Officer experience, preferably within a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation
- Relevant degree or substantial relevant Enforcement experience; experience of negotiating and presenting.
- Relevant supervisory qualifications or experience.
- Proven legal training and investigative ability plus court experience, including Crown Court.
- Knowledge of The Police and Criminal Evidence Act and its application.
- The ability to understand scaled plans and to provide reasonably accurate sketch plans.
- Reliable, methodical member of a team with good interpersonal skills who is able to handle potentially difficult situations in a calm and persuasive manner and yet maintaining a high standard of fairness.
- The ability to deal with widely varying circumstances on site, sometimes demanding pre-emptive decisions, and negotiations to seek compliance with legislation and be able to adapt to the given circumstances again without placing the Local Authority at risk.
- The ability to secure admissible evidence in a variety of circumstances, and submit enforcement or prosecution files of the highest legal standards is essential.
- Driving Licence.
- Work unsociable hours when required.
- Fully proficient at using IT systems, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office packages
- Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:
- A qualification in Town Planning would be of considerable advantage as would membership of the RTPI.
- An advanced vocational understanding of the G.P.D.O. Advertisement Regulations and Use Classes Order is highly desirable, and all relevant legislation should be sufficiently understood to facilitate making primary decisions on site without placing the Local Planning Authority at risk.
- Knowledge or qualification in building construction would be an advantage.
- Any local authority/public sector experience
- Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for
- Client: Public sector organisation
- Division(s)/Disciplines involved: Place / Housing Benefits & Planning
- Anticipated Length of Assignment: All of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis. This opening assignment is for 2-3 months.
- Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours
- Pay Basis: All vacancies are advertised at Triumph’s in-house PAYE rates of pay. We do, however, encourage all of our temps to actively consider the advantages of working their assignments via one of our external payroll company partners. Such (“umbrella”) arrangements are also PAYE based, but under them, most temps find themselves significantly better off in cash terms. More of this should you be appointed to the role …
*IF YOU WISH TO SEND A CV THROUGH TO US AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO APPLYING ON LINE, YOU MAY EMAIL IT DIRECTLY THROUGH TO:
…….but you must always remember to quote the reference number for the job in question, without which we will be unable to match your CV to the vacancy, given the number of applications that we receive each day. Please do note, however, that if the vacancy is no longer showing on the site it will no longer be live and you won’t necessarily get a reply from us if that is the case.
Please do not contact us requesting progress updates.
We read every CV sent to us, but due to high volumes are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications, particularly where CVs do not address the “essentials” requested. You will, however, always hear from us by email if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.
Please note that we check all ads at least once per day to ensure that the underlying roles remain live.
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