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Licensing Officer

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CEX/24/284527
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/07/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,777-£32,076 per annum (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

Licensing Officer

37 hours per week, permanent

HBC6 £29,777-£32,076 per annum (pay award pending)

A vacancy for a Licensing Officer has arisen in the Legal Services Licensing Department of Halton Borough Council.

You will be one of two Licensing Officers responsible for processing all licences, permits and consents issued by the Licensing Department and for providing advice and assistance to the public, elected members and current and prospective licence holders. The position is based on site and includes manning the public counter when it is reopened, taking and processing payments and carrying out DBS checks. You will also support the Licensing Manager in developing and improving licensing procedures and with providing statistical and financial information. The team also comprises a Taxi Licensing Enforcement Officer and two Solicitors.  

You will be an enthusiast individual with a willingness to learn. Whilst experience of licensing law is required, training will be provided for the right candidate.  

You will have at least 5 GCSEs Grade 3 or above (at least one must be in English) or equivalent qualification, and experience of dealing with members of the public, working efficiently and accurately under pressure and being accountable for large amounts of income. You will also have excellent organisational skills.  

In return we can offer you:

  • * A generous leave package of 26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (Increasing after 5 years’ service) 
  • * Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • * Investment in your personal development 
  • * Free car parking at HBC sites 
  • * Access to a range of discount schemes 
  • * Access to a car leasing scheme 

 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Kim Hesketh (Licensing Manager) on 0151 511 8066.  

Closing date for applications is 28 July 2024

Interviews will be held on 20 August 2024

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

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How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CEX/24/284527
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/07/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,777-£32,076 per annum (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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