We are looking for someone to join us within the Licensing team.
Licensing has a significant impact on how the Council carries out its responsibilities with respect to the protection of the health, safety and welfare of its residents, businesses and visitors in the Borough.
This role is of strategic importance to our Council and the licensing team in respect to processing and granting of licences and permits within the statutory timeframe, undertaking enforcement activity resulting in accuracy and execution of best practice and procedure in operating a centre of licensing excellence
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and customer care skills, be well motivated, a team player and willing to work under pressure within a small busy team. The main areas of responsibility will include the processing and granting of licences and permits within the statutory timeframe; investigation, enforcement and prosecution action where necessary. The post holder will also provide advice and assistance to members of the public, elected members and other Council departments, prepare reports, deal with correspondence and present information to all types of audience from laymen to specialist.
This post will be worked over a 37-hour week, but this will include regular out of hours attendance with occasional Saturday working.
The ideal person for this role will have good experience in taxi licensing as well as street trading and premises.
Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.