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Principal Officer – Community Enforcement / Technical Enforcement Officer (Commercial)

Fylde Council
£39,493 - £41,496 / £24,496 - £32,020 + essential car user allowance
Closing date
11 Oct 2023

There’s nowhere quite like the beautiful Fylde Coast – a great place to work; an even better place to live. A short distance from Blackpool and Preston, with pretty villages, green spaces and wide sandy beaches. Take the next step today towards a rewarding career at Fylde Council with these fantastic career opportunities.

Principal Officer – Community Enforcement

HO3 (£39,493 - £41,496 plus pay award pending) plus essential car user allowance

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and competent person to join our Environmental Services team as a Principal Officer for Community Enforcement. The successful person will manage and coordinate all activities around antisocial behaviour, the serious violence duty, counter terrorism and the Community Safety Partnership. They will be responsible for leading a team of people within the Community Enforcement section. They will lead on activities around Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) enforcement, dog related offences, illegal encampments, rough sleeping and beggars. They will also lead in safeguarding some of the most vulnerable in our communities.

The successful person will need detailed knowledge of community safety and antisocial behaviour legislation and the available enforcement options, as they will have responsibility for ensuring Fylde Council meets all its legal obligations. Excellent communication and organisational skills will be crucial, as the successful person will be expected to represent Fylde Council at high level, and write and implement policies. They must be motivated and enthusiastic and ready for a challenge.

Technical Enforcement Officer (Commercial)

Scale 5/6/S01 £24,496 - £32,020 plus pay award pending (with bars at Scale Point 17 and 22 subject to qualifications, experience and competencies) plus essential car user allowance

We are also looking to recruit a Technical Enforcement Officer within our Environmental Services team. This person will work with officers in our busy Commercial section to ensure our businesses are complying with food and health & safety legislation through inspection, accident and complaint investigation, sampling, advice and enforcement. They will also protect our communities by reducing the risk of injury, harm and nuisance to our residents and visitors.

The successful person must be motivated, professional and enthusiastic, with a willingness to learn and work flexibly to get the job done.  The successful person will ideally have food and/or health and safety qualifications such as the NEBOSH diploma, the Higher Certificate in Food Control or an Environmental Health degree.

Applications are invited from those who have recently graduated in Environmental Health and who are looking to qualify soon, as this would be the perfect opportunity to gain valuable experience in a range of interventions and enforcement actions. Support, training and supervision will be provided where needed.

In addition to the salaries, we are able to offer the successful candidates:

• 24 days paid leave increasing to 29 after 5 years (plus bank holidays)

• Flexible working arrangements

• Subsidised Government pension scheme

• Family friendly policy

• Essential car user and mileage allowance

• Excellent training and career development

• Free car parking

• Reduced rate YMCA membership at 9 sites across the Fylde coast

Fylde Council aim to recruit people with a positive attitude who can face the challenges faced by local government today, with a view to seeking solutions and securing new opportunities. They will continue the excellent progress we have made by performing to the highest standards, challenging themselves and fitting in with the team ethos.

If this sounds like you, and you have a proven track records of delivering positive outcomes with enthusiasm, then please check out these fantastic opportunities and really make a difference to our communities here in Fylde. We look forward to hearing from you!

For further information or an informal chat please contact Carolyn Bland on 01253 658620


































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