Horsham District Council are looking for a Civil Enforcement Officer to join our highly successful Parking Services team. Civil Enforcement Officers undertake parking enforcement duties both on and off street throughout the district. This important role contributes to road safety, efficient traffic flow and ensuring that parking is available for all users all through enforcing traffic regulations.
As a Civil Enforcement Officer, you will work within a highly motivated and supportive team covering the entire Horsham district. The role will require you to work in all weather conditions and undertake a significant amount of walking, clocking up around 10 miles each day. This is a rewarding role for someone that enjoys working with public and supporting the local area.
The role operates on a shift basis working 5 days over the 7-day week including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
To succeed as Civil Enforcement Officer, you will enjoy working with people, be friendly, polite, and willing to offer support, advice and assistance to colleagues and customers. To undertake the role, you will need a level 2 qualification; this is something that we are willing to provide to the right candidate.
Basic computer skills would be an advantage, as you will be using a hand-held device daily. Good numeracy and literacy skills are required together with good observation and accuracy abilities.
A full uniform will be provided including footwear along with all essential equipment as required.
You must hold a current manual driving licence for a minimum of 2 years to undertake the full duties of this post (vehicles are provided). All other required training will be given in all aspects of the role.
For an informal discussion about this role please call Lisa King, Compliance Supervisor on 01403 215226.
Horsham District Council encourages and supports their employees to have a healthy work life balance by supporting their professional development as well as offering 27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata), a generous benefits package and an online platform offering discounts from online retailers. Staff are eligible to join a contributory pension scheme where the Council contributes 20% of pensionable salary. The Council also provides reimbursement for professional subscriptions and access to a car lease scheme. Most of our office-based roles have the potential for hybrid working, we are currently trialling a 50/50 home/office working model, subject to review.
If you would like to apply for the role, we highly recommend you show clearly within the ‘Experience Section’ of the application form how you meet the essential criteria detailed within the Role Profile when applying. If you do not make this clear, it is unlikely you will be shortlisted for interview.
Due to the nature of this role it is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to Standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.
Closing date: 17 January 2022 (may be closed earlier if suitable applicant sourced)