Licensing Officer

Posted 01 February 2024
Salary up to £40 per hour via umbrella
Job type Temporary
Discipline Local Government Recruitment
Contact NameNathan Purton

Job description

Our client, based in Devon, is currently recruiting for a Licensing Officer on a 6-12 week temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is up to £40 per hour via umbrella, negotiable based on experience for this position.

The successful candidate must have experience of dealing with license applications and hold a full UK Driving Licence with access to their own vehicle.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Issuing taxi plates and carrying out visits within the district

  • Using detailed knowledge of the administration & enforcement of licensing legislation across the district to assess and approve license applications

  • Preparing and presenting detailed legal advice and presenting committee reports

  • Composing letters and reports using technical knowledge for assistance on a variety of licensing matters

  • Interviewing under caution and preparing prosecution files

  • Assisting on cases using knowledge and experience with PACE, CPIA, RIPA and other Acts association with investigations

  • Desired qualifications: Recognised Licensing qualification/Ofqual Level 3 qualification in Animal Licensing

Experience required:

  • Experience required in handling license applications

  • Experience enforcing in councils

  • Experience issuing taxi plates

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk assessment and management

  • Letter writing

  • PACE, CPIA, RIPA and other Acts association with investigations

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Scenic district

  • Flexible working days

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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