Senior Licensing Officer
Tewkesbury Borough Council
Tewkesbury Borough includes a wide variety of town, village and rural communities, the population of which has grown steadily in recent times and is expected to continue to grow at a rapid pace in the next twenty years. The borough is also economically vibrant and well placed to benefit from significant economic growth over the same period. This pace of growth will present both opportunities and challenges for the council. The Borough is served by excellent transport links and supports a wide range of economic activity from micro-businesses to multinational companies
Tewkesbury Borough and the surrounding area is an excellent place to live and work. Our towns, villages and countryside offer outstanding natural beauty. The skills base in the local economy is high, unemployment is generally low and people genuinely enjoy living here..
The Environmental Health Team is busy, multi-disciplinary team which covers traditional environmental health areas such as food safety, health and safety, environmental protection, and housing. The Councils licensing function is also included in the Teams remit.
Due to an internal service review a number of exciting opportunities have arisen within the Council’s Environmental Health Team.
Senior Licensing Officer
Permanent – 37 hours per week
Grade G: (£30,756 – £34,106)
Do you have outstanding administration skills, a meticulous eye for detail, sophisticated influencing skills and the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships? Are you a great communicator and people person?
If so, then an exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and motivated individual to join the Councils Environmental Health Team as Senior Licensing Officer. The post holder will play a leading role in developing and administering the Councils Licensing Service, which includes taxi licensing, street trading, sale of alcohol, animal welfare, regulated entertainment, tattooing, house to house collections and charitable street collections.
The individual must have, excellent organisational and analytical skills and meticulous written and verbal communication skills. It will be expected that the successful candidate will be able to produce all work with a high degree of accuracy and be able to complete all work effectively and to tight deadlines.
Experience and ability to use ICT systems and applications is essential as is the ability to deal with high volumes of correspondence and manage a broad and varied workload.
The successful applicant will preferably hold a relevant qualification at degree level, but they must have significant experience of licensing matters including enforcement. Previous management or supervisory experience would be an advantage.
This post will be based at the Public Services Centre in Tewkesbury where the Council works alongside the Police, Social Services and the Citizens Advice Bureau to deliver public services to the residents of Tewkesbury Borough.
Benefits offered by the Council include:
- Opportunities for further training and professional development.
- Flexible working hours
- Generous holiday allowance
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Family Friendly Policies
- Discounted Gym Membership
If you believe you have the necessary skills, commitment and enthusiasm and would like to join a cohesive and supportive team, then these roles could be the ideal opportunity for you. For an informal conversation regarding the posts please contact Gordon Buchanan, Environmental Health Manager, on 01684 272117 or Alastair Low, Principle Environmental Health Officer on 01684 272175