Civil Enforcement Officer

Full-time Position

This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast paced and growing Parking Services Team. We are looking to recruit 2 Civil Enforcement Officers (Fixed term – 24 months) who will primarily be responsible for ensuring that parking regulations are enforced and that this results in reduced congestion across the Town and surrounding areas, enabling a vibrant and welcoming parking environment.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast paced and growing Parking Services Team. We are looking to recruit a Civil Enforcement Officers (Fixed term – 24 months) who will primarily be responsible for ensuring that parking regulations are enforced and that this results in reduced congestion across the Town and surrounding areas, enabling a vibrant and welcoming parking environment.

Day to Day

The role is primarily enforcing parking regulations through the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs). This can be in restricted parking areas, car parks, on street pay and display parking bays and residents parking zones. The role also involves carrying out immobilisation or removal of vehicles that are in contravention. 

The role will involve working outdoors in all weathers covering all terrains. Patrolling will take place on foot or by use of company fleet.

The role follows a 3-week shift pattern covering operational hours of the service, which can include some evenings and weekends during this rota pattern.

About you

We are looking for people who are assertive and polite in all dealings with members of the public and who can demonstrate previous experience of their ability to remain calm and professional when dealing with difficult situations.

Applicants must hold a clean, full driving licence for this role.

This position is subject to a standard DBS check.

What we can offer

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work within a dynamic team.

What to find out more?

For more information or an informal chat about this role please contact Justin Wedderburn on (01473) 432840 (option 1) or via email at Justin.wedderburn@ipswich.gov.uk or Kimberley Suttle Kimberley.suttle@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: 

 Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview (in person) which will be held week commencing 5th December 2023.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Location

Grafton House, Ipswich

Salary

£28,282 – £29,777

Application closing date

27th November 2023

Job type

Full-time – 37 hours

Fixed term – 24 months

Job reference

REQ00724

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000