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Civil Enforcement Officer

Ref: 648
Salary: £16,230 to £22,212 per annum
Full Time

Career Grade 10-8

The successful candidate will undertake patrols and enforcement of enviro-crime and off street parking in order to reduce the incidence of enviro-crime, improve the quality of the local environment, and reduce fear of crime.  The postholder will work in close partnership with other enforcement agencies such as the Police, and the Council's other front line enforcement services.

The ideal candidate will have a background in enforcement and working with the public. Full details of the essential requirements for this post can be found in the job description.

Closing date: 22 February 2016 at 12:00
Interviews: 03 March 2016

Download the Civil Enforcement Officer Job Description and Person Specification

Download the Staff Competency Framework

Apply online for the Civil Enforcement Officer vacancy.


Housing Renewal Team Leader

Ref: 644
Salary: £31,845 to £37,482 plus benefit allowance of £1797 per annum
Full Time

Do you want more? If so read on.......

With world class coast, countryside, the Jerwood Art Gallery, a multi-million pound project to restore its historic pier, an economy-boosting link road, low house prices,
good schools and outstanding community spirit, our little corner of the South Coast is a place where you'll get more of everything.

As our new Leader of our Enforcement Team you'll get more job satisfaction as you find yourself at the heart of our regeneration activities, making sure that our town's housing conditions match our ambitions for its bright future.

You'll get more from your money as a three bedroom detached house near a stunning Victorian Park will cost you less than a one bedroom flat in London. You'll get more from your spare time, enjoying our yearlong internationally acclaimed events programme that includes the Seafood and Wine Festival. You'll get more for your family with good schools, a 660 acre country park, beautiful beaches and the many attractions of 1066 Country right on your doorstep.

Working in Hastings will be the best career move you ever make. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE
Previous experience of working in the Environmental Health or Housing sector

Good practical understanding of financial management and operating processes and procedures and ability to input & retrieve data and ability to advise others.

Private Sector Housing experience and of supervising staff would be advantageous.

Knowledge of the legal and policy framework relating to private sector housing, Disabled Facilities Grants, Enforcement and housing renewal would be desirable.

Sound practical knowledge of building and construction practices and a basic knowledge of landlord and tenant legislation and practice would be beneficial.

THE ROLE
The main purpose of the role is to manage the functions of the Enforcement Team in the Housing Renewal Section, in order to secure a healthy and safe living environment through advice, Financial Assistance (including Disabled Facilities Grants), education and enforcement of statutory provisions relating to housing conditions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
The flexibility to attend evening and weekend meetings if required.

THE ORGANISATION
Hastings Borough Council is a Local Authority providing a range of Public Services ranging from Communities & Living, Environmental & Planning through to Housing, Tax and Benefits.

People/Skills that are appropriate for this role include: Environmental Health Officer, Housing Officers, Enforcement Officers, Property Managers, Social Housing Officers, Finance Officers.

Please apply through our website, or alternatively we are accepting CVs for this role which can be submitted to recruitment@hastings.gov.uk

Full details of the role can be found in the job description/person specification

Previous applicants need not apply

Closing date: 16 February 2016 at 12:00
Interviews: 23 February 2016

Download the Housing Renewal Team Leader Job Description and Person Specification

Download the Management Competency Framework

Apply online for the Housing Renewal Team Leader vacancy.

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