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Senior Enforcement Officer (Fixed Term 12 Months)

  • Employer: Hastings Borough Council
  • Reference: OS/21/154677
  • Published: Fri 23/07/2021, 10:40 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/10/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,782
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hastings, East Sussex, East Sussex

The Role

An exciting opportunity has opened in the Planning Enforcement Team for the position of Temporary Senior Enforcement Officer. The post holder will carry out a number of critical functions for the borough including processing complex planning enforcement matters, bringing Empty Homes back into use and monitoring and making safe buildings that may be structural unsound.

Full details of the role can be found in the attached job description. We are keen to support your training and personal development and offer flexible working, including home working.

Who are you?

We are seeking someone with experience in planning enforcement, with a strong customer focus to join the Development Management Team as an Temporary Senior Enforcement Officer. You will be comfortable in making detailed site visits and assessments of alleged breaches of planning control and dealing with customers face to face and via correspondence.  You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of planning legislation. You’ll have the ability to work under your own initiative making decisions on complex enforcement and other matters, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines as set out in the Enforcement Policy and other Council targets. You’ll have good knowledge of planning legislation and policy at local, regional, and national levels. 

You’ll have excellent communication and customer-care skills, the ability to work flexibly, as part of a busy and high performing team, while we will provide you with opportunities to undertake relevant training to help you develop in your role and further progress your career. Full details of the qualification and experience required for the roles can be found in the attached job description

The job will be wide-ranging and exciting, with an opportunity to deal with all types of enforcement cases, managing your own caseload while working with others in the Service and supporting other Services on Borough wide enforcement matters. The team is fast paced and seeks to work positively in enforcement and to work with planning officers to control unauthorised development and protect the community for local residents.

You’ll have the ability to work flexibly, which includes working from home, as part of a busy and high performing team. Full details of the qualification and experience required for the roles can be found in the attached job description

If you have any questions you can call Eleanor Evans on (01424) 783251 or email me (eevans@hastings.gov.uk). We have a welcoming and friendly team so if you think this role could be for you we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: 01/10/2021

Interview Date: TBA

Downloads

  • Staff Competency Framework
  • Senior Enforcement Officer JDPS (Fixed Term 12 Months)

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Hastings Borough Council
  • Reference: OS/21/154677
  • Published: Fri 23/07/2021, 10:40 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/10/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,782
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hastings, East Sussex, East Sussex

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