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PERMANENT: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £22,183 to £24,491
LOCATION: Willand

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to fulfill the post of District Officer within our Environment, Education and Enforcement Section based in Willand Devon.  The post will involve working 37 hours per week over four days with one Saturday per month on a rota basis see work plan Appendix A.

The successful candidate will be seen as the `Eyes and Ears’ of the Council which will include enforcement and advice on environmental  crime issues such as  dog fouling, litter, fly tipping and waste enforcement as well as assisting with the management of the Council’s car parks.

The post offers a wide and varied role of duties which are mainly based outside of the office environment, where there is an opportunity to work alongside/within the community.

The post holder will need to possess good communication, tact and diplomacy skills to enable them to deal with members of the public in various situations. 

There is a need to be able to deal confidentially with confrontational situations with the members of the public in various situations, i.e. when issuing (PCN’s) Parking Charge Notices and (FPN’s) Fixed Penalty Notices.

Applicants should be in good physical health and in possession of a clean driving licence.  A van and the necessary equipment is provided.  Full training will be given, where necessary. 

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Darren Beer, Operations Manager for Street Scene on (01884) 244635.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - District Officer Job Description

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE: 11 February 2022 at 1:00pm
POST NUMBER: SS34
VACANCY NUMBER: 2022002

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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