GREEN SPACE AND STREET SCENE
NEIGHBOURHOOD DOG WARDEN
37 HOURS PER WEEK – working on a rota
GRADE D £20,493 to £23,080 per year
Do you have experience in enforcement and dog handling?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Neighbourhood Dog Warden within our Resources Directorate.
You will be expected to:
- Provide high levels of enforcement and influencing behaviour within the community.
- Seize stray dogs under the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
- Control and reduce nuisance dogs in the Borough through legislative and educational means.
- Take a proactive role in encouraging members of the public to comply with environmental laws and provide education to dog owners.
- Undertake investigations and take legal action against offenders.
- Issue Fixed Penalty Notices for environmental offences.
- Attend magistrates’ court when required.
- Work outdoors in all weathers.
It is essential that you have experience in:
- Law enforcement.
- Dog handling and working knowledge of at least some of the legislation & statutory guidance relevant to the service.
- Working with the general public.
- Being assertive and the ability to deal appropriately and effectively with conflict.
- Using communication skills including persuasion and advocacy.
- Collating and presenting data in a statistical form.
- Both oral and written skills including the ability to produce structured detailed reports.
Please note this post requires the successful candidate to undertake a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Applicants should note the working pattern for this post is working on a rota basis covering Monday to Sunday until 7pm.
The closing date for applications is 29th October 2021.
To apply please visit www.jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk.
Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail), e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
The council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.
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.