Civil Enforcement Officer

This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast paced and growing Parking Services Team. We are looking to recruit Civil Enforcement Officers who will primarily be responsible for ensuring that parking regulations are enforced. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast paced and growing Parking Services Team. We are looking to recruit Civil Enforcement Officers 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. Within this role you will be required to carry out tasks which involve elements of heavy lifting and manual handling.

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.

Permanent and fixed term positions available. 

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.

As well as a competitive salary, the Council offers Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) membership, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, learning and development opportunities, flexible working opportunities, wellbeing support, lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information or an informal chat about this role please contact (01473) 432840 (option 1) or email Andrew Barker – Andrew.barker@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 8th April 2024.

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.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Location

Grafton House, Ipswich

Salary

£28,282 – £29,777

Application closing date

1st April 2024
 

Job type

37 hours per week

Fixed term for 23 months 

Permanent 

Requisition reference

REQ00815

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

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

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