Are you an enforcement officer looking for your next role? Are you passionate about protecting the public and vulnerable people? Are you looking for a more independent role and one that you can really make your own? Then why not apply to be Halton Council’s next Taxi Enforcement Officer?
About the role / service
As a Taxi Enforcement Officer, your primary role will be to ensure that licensed drivers, vehicles and operators are compliant with the law and the Council’s policies and conditions in order to promote public safety. You will carry out patrols during office hours however flexibility will be required depending on the needs of the service. You will conduct tests/ inspections of all licensed vehicles, drivers and operator premises. You will be responsible for investigating offences, including conducting interviews under caution, and carrying out any resultant action such as issuing warnings/ suspensions/ revocation notices, drafting and presenting reports to the Regulatory Committee or Taxi Licensing Sub-Committee and preparing files for prosecution and attending Court.
You will report to the Licensing Manager and work with two Licensing Officers. There are also two Solicitors within the department.
About you (the prospective candidate)
Experience in taxi licensing law and procedure is preferred. However, training is available for the right candidate. So, if you are an enforcement officer with a good working knowledge of PACE, then we want to hear from you!
You must be able to work alone and at unsociable hours. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work accurately, adhere to tight deadlines and prioritise workload. You will also be confident and able to deal with difficult people.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Kim Hesketh (Licensing Manager) on 0151 511 8066.
Interviews will be held on w/c 13/02/2023