Are you up for a challenge? We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to work as part of the Dartford Borough Council Enforcement team as a Senior Park Ranger within a highly respected, busy multi-agency Community Safety Unit (CSU).
This is a uniformed role, leading a small team of Park Ranger officers and your main focus will be on Dartford’s Parks and open spaces. You will provide guardianship, security, reassurance and assistance to the public and be the eyes and ears of the Council and Police Partners. You will enforce bye laws and other relevant legislation including the issuing of Fixed Penalty Notices for offending behaviour such as dog fouling, littering, fly tipping, fly grazing and behaviour contained within the town’s Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO). You will be required to assist in dealing with unauthorised encampments, the use of surveillance cameras and public events that occur throughout the year and will also have responsibility for the management of CSU vehicles.
Some evening, weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required through a rota, for which a ten per cent (10%) allowance is paid. Patrolling is on foot and also with use of a 4 x 4 vehicle. You may be required to attend at Court where necessary.
The Community Safety Unit is a co- located office with Kent Police and you will also be involved, on occasions, with the work of other officers who deal with environmental enforcement, parking services, licencing and community Safety.
Previous experience of working in a law enforcement, security, community support or a similar role is desirable.
Interviews will take place week commencing: 20th January 2020