Temporary Enforcement Officer x2 – Environment & Streetcare

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Temporary Enforcement Officer x2 - Environment & Streetcare
Contract / Temporary
Lambeth RQ399957
Posted: 3rd September 2020 07:13
  • Pay Rate: £19.31 per hour PAYE
  • Hours per Week: 35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours
  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months
  • BRIXTON, London, SW2 1RW
What's involved with this role:

A Standard DBS is required.

To carry out environmental enforcement activity across the borough including (but not limited to), fly-tipping, littering, dog fouling, unlicensed street trading, commercial waste enforcement, enforcement of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO).

The post-holder will be required to utilise the relevant statutory provisions to respond to a wide range of offending behaviour; working closely with other teams within Community Safety and the council in order to achieve the council’s objectives. The post holder will also be required to deliver planned activity outside of normal office hours (21 hours per month).

Accountabilities include:

  • Utilise Council powers outlined within the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Environment Act 1995, London Local Authorities Act 1990, Highways Act 1980 and Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 to resolve environmental crime issues at on behalf of citizens and local communities.
  • Work in partnership with internal departments, partner agencies and statutory bodies to deliver high profile enforcement and regulatory services; which challenge, deter and prevent various forms environmental crime
  • Investigate environmental crime on behalf of citizens and other stakeholders and utilise the full range of statutory powers to take robust enforcement action to tackle recurrent offending behaviour.
  • Ensure that performance targets are achieved in respect of case management and enforcement activity and develop a customer satisfaction based approach towards problem solving
  • Participate in appropriate research and development activities as directed by the Community Safety Area Manager
  • Produce high quality prosecution statements, case files, statutory notices, warning letters and educational material to support Council action to tackle offending behaviour.
  • Produce high quality prosecution statements, case files, statutory notices, warning letters and educational material to support Council action to tackle offending behaviour.
  • Act as a professional witness in support of any legal action taken by the Council to address offending behaviour or non-compliance with statutory regulations.
  • Deliver effective street market support services on behalf of licensed street market traders and take the appropriate enforcement action to tackle instances of unlicensed street trading.
  • Deliver planned ‘out of hours’ monitoring, enforcement and case management activity as directed by the Community Safety Area Manager.
  • These duties may be varied from time to time in accordance with the needs of the service, and in particular during civil emergencies when it may be necessary to extend these responsibilities to meet the needs of the council.
  • Work flexibly in undertaking the duties and responsibilities of the post as directed by the Community Safety Area Manager, the post holder should be prepared to work outside of normal hours, including attending evening meetings, and occasional weekend working.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Professional qualifications:
    1. A degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline and evidence of continuing professional development, or experience (one year) and evidence of professional development where no degree is held.
    2. The post holder must hold a full, manual UK driving licence, with no more than six points. This must be maintained throughout employment
  6. Experience:
    1. At least one year experience in a similar front-line environmental enforcement, Consumer Protection or regulatory enforcement role.
    2. Detailed knowledge and understanding of the relevant provisions outlined within the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, and the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
    3. Sound working knowledge of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act, Criminal Procedure & Investigations Act 1996 and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.
    4. Demonstrable experience of working with partners across voluntary, statutory, community and business sectors.
  7. Knowledge of the current environmental crime related issues in London and knowledge of the relevant legislative framework.
  8. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Job Ref: Lambeth RQ399957
Temporary Enforcement Officer x2 - Environment & Streetcare
Client Category: Local Authority

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