An opportunity has risen to join our Licensing Team as a Licensing Support Officer at Uttlesford District Council. The successful candidate will have a varied range of duties, including the processing of licensing applications, preparing reports for the Licensing Committee and responding to complaints. The main work areas include hackney carriage/private hire, alcohol, gambling, charitable street, house to house collections and scrap metal.
The ideal candidates will ideally have experience working in licensing or equivalent experience working in a busy customer facing administrative role.
You will be enthusiastic and self-motivated with the ability to manage your own caseload within tight timescales. Good time management, organisational skills and attention to detail are essential skills. Excellent communication skills at all levels are essential together with the ability to contribute effectively to team working.
In return for your hard work and contribution, we can offer you a range of benefits including generous annual leave, flexi time, free parking, leisure centre discounts, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and more. Take a look at our website for the full range of benefits and support we offer our staff http://www.uttlesford.gov.uk
For an informal discussion please contact Russell Way, Licensing Manager on 01799 510448 or Steve Mahoney Senior Licensing Officer on 01799 510613
If you are interested in this post, please apply via our online recruitment link which is available on our website https://www.uttlesford.gov.uk/for-jobs/Applying-for-a-job
CVs will not be accepted.
We positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
The closing date for completed applications is Sunday 11 April.
Interviews will take place week commencing 19 April via Teams or Zoom.
During the Covid-19 pandemic in order to follow the Government’s advice you will be required to work from home wherever possible, and your working arrangements will be agreed with your line manager. This will be reviewed as and when Government advice changes and/or the Council agrees new ways of working.