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Enforcement Officer

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NEDDC, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield with Agile Working arrangement
Salary details
£26,421 - £31,364 per annum (pay award pending)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
16 June 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Enforcement Team who are dedicated to tackling environmental crime such as fly tipping, littering, dog fouling and abandoned vehicles. Our Enforcement Team also deal with reports of stray dogs in the community and kennels them when necessary.

 A typical day may include:

  • Providing support and enforcement for local residents and businesses;
  • Inspecting a business to ensure their commercial waste arrangements are compliant.
  • Visiting an abandoned vehicle;
  • Patrolling and issuing fixed penalty notices for littering or dog fouling;
  • Capturing or receiving and transporting stray dogs following a complaint;
  • Undertaking a Police and Criminal Evidence interview;
  • Attending court to give evidence.

As an Environmental Enforcement Officer you will work with our partners at Derbyshire Police, the Environment Agency and Derbyshire County Council as well as other Council Officers to resolve issues together, share intelligence or support their work.  It’s a varied and exciting role and if you are passionate about the environment, like working outdoors and engaging with the public then this role is for you. 

Whilst previous enforcement experience may be beneficial, an interest in protecting the environment and our communities, a willingness and ability to undertake additional training, excellent customer care and IT skills and the ability to communicate effectively will help you succeed.  You will have use of a Council vehicle and a current full UK Driving Licence is also essential.

As you progress you will be provided technical environmental enforcement training to help us ensure we have an effective and skilled team, but also to help you develop.

For more details about working for the Environmental Health Service and access to the wide range of benefits North East Derbyshire offers, see the Environmental Health Service Application pack.  For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference to people’s lives and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer the following benefits: 

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days annual leave (35 days after 5 years service), plus bank holidays and a Christmas close down
  • Flexible and agile working arrangements
  • Modern hot desk working arrangement
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Free parking at Council offices
  • Discounted leisure services

Learn more about the benefits of working for us at ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Contact and additional information 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tommy Rush, Environmental Health Team Manager (Environmental Enforcement) on (01246) 217876 or email thomas.rush@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Application Pack  

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council on (01246) 231111 or emailing: human.resources@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note the Council only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK and who possess a current work permit appropriate to the job role advertised.

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.