An exciting opportunity has arisen within Place Safety Division to join a team of NEIGHBOURHOOD SAFETY OFFICERS committed to tackling Anti Social Behaviour and Environmental Crime in a unified partnership response so as to enhance the quality of life for those who live, work and visit Croydon.
Based at the Public Realm Office you will work borough wide in partnership with other departments and agencies to effectively and efficiently manage and deal with incidents of Anti Social Behaviour and Environmental Crime.
You will investigate incidents of Anti Social Behaviour, gather evidence, interview witnesses and perpetrators and obtain statements in line with procedures with the aim of taking prompt legal action and appear in court as a professional witness. You will also deal effectively with Environmental issues such as fly tipping, trade waste, littering, dog fouling, monitoring refuse collections, street cleansing, kerbside and neighbourhood recycling services, abandoned vehicles and take appropriate enforcement action through a range of legislation including the issue of Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) and Community Protection Notices (CPNs)
A team player with excellent communication skills you will understand the concept of prevention, intervention and diversion measures and be confident in dealing with challenging situations within our diverse community.
You will require a working knowledge and understanding of Anti Social Behaviour and Environmental Crime legislation such as:
- Environmental Protection Act 1990
- Refuse Disposal Amenity Act
- Clean Neighbourhoods and Environmental Act 2005
- Crime and Disorder Act 2000
- ASB Crime and Policing Act 2014
- Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act
This list is not exhaustive.
- Experience of working in enforcement or compliance
- Experience of working in a community safety related setting
- Experience of monitoring the performance of contractors
- Experience of working with persons of all ages and diversities
- Experience of partnership and multi agency working
- Enhanced DBS disclosure