COMMUNITIES AND ENVIRONMENT DIRECTORATE
WASTE & TRANSPORT BUSINESS UNIT
Community Protection Officer (Waste Management)
Salary – NS07, £21,589 - £22,911 p.a.
Full-Time; 37 hours
Do you want to play a key role in delivering Newark and Sherwood’s priority of a Cleaner, Safer, Greener district?
We are seeking to appoint a Community Protection Officer to work in our communities conducting monitoring work, education on recycling and environmental issues and providing frontline enforcement and investigation of Antisocial Behaviour and enviro-crime.
Preferred candidates will have knowledge of ASB and enviro-crime legislation and its practical application and experience of working within the areas of ASB and Community Safety or similar areas of regulatory or enforcement work. You will be required to issue fixed penalty notices, conduct investigations and prepare and present case files for court hearings. Additional training will be available for the right candidate if required.
We are looking for someone, ideally, with an enforcement background, capable of working on their own, but who is also a strong team player who can fit into a busy multi- agency environment. You will be responsible for forming effective partnerships with other agencies including in particular, the police and the town and parish councils to deal with issues such as litter, flytipping and abandoned vehicles.
Excellent customer care skills are essential for this role and applicants must be able to demonstrate good people skills often in challenging situations. Applicants must be good team players and have basic computer skills. You must be prepared to work in all weathers on a flexible basis which will include weekends and bank holidays.
Applicants must hold a Full UK Driving Licence.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Andrew Kirk or Matt Adey (01636) 650000.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 28th August
Interviews will be held during week commencing 9th September