Environmental Enforcement Officer
Environmental Enforcement Officer required for a South West London based public sector organisation
Your new company
This South West London based public sector organisation is currently looking to recruit an Environmental Enforcement Officer to join their Neighbourhoods and Growth department.
Reporting to the Commercial Waste and Enforcement Manager.
Your new role
As an Environmental Enforcement Officer you will work as part of the Community Safety division and will be responsible carrying out environmental enforcement activities across the borough. These activities include (but not limited to), fly-tipping, littering, dog fouling, unlicensed street trading, commercial waste enforcement and enforcement of Public Spaces Protection Orders. You will also be required to respond to a wide range of offending behaviour; working closely with other teams within Community Safety and the council in order to achieve the targeted outcomes.
* Utilise Council powers outlined within the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Environment Act 1995, London Local Authorities Act 1990, Highways Act 1980 and Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 to resolve environmental crime issues at on behalf of citizens and local communities.
* Investigate environmental crime on behalf of citizens and other stakeholders and utilise the full range of statutory powers to take robust enforcement action to tackle recurrent offending behaviour.
* Produce high quality prosecution statements, case files, statutory notices, warning letters and educational material to support Council action to tackle offending behaviour.
* Deliver planned 'out of hours' monitoring, enforcement and case management activity as directed by the Community Safety Area Manager.
What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate you will have detailed knowledge and understanding of the relevant provisions outlined within the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, and the Environmental Protection Act 1990 as well as a clear understanding of the current environmental crime related issues in London and relevant legislative framework. You will also be able to demonstrate a good level of organisation, be IT literate and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Full UK driving license required
What you'll get in return
Competitive Market day rate
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