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Environmental Civil Enforcement Officer

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About The Role

As an Environmental and Enforcement Officer you will be responsible for the promotion and enforcement of legislation with regards to dropping litter, dog fouling, fly-tipping, anti-social behaviour, street trading, breaches of local byelaws and other related contraventions as required.

What you’ll do

• Monitor and enforce within the London Borough of Lambeth by foot patrol, undertake investigations and pursue enforcement action where appropriate.
• Investigate reports of littering, fly tipping and dog fouling and other similar offences
• Respond to councillor and public enquiries and complaints regarding local environmental quality and anti-social behaviour.
• To pursue enforcement action where appropriate in response to an investigation.
• Issue Fixed Penalty Notices for offences where appropriate.
• Record witness statements and conduct interviews under caution when necessary.
• Validate and verify personal details of offenders.
• Prepare and submit relevant cases for prosecution and assist legal services in presenting prosecution cases to court, attending as a witness when necessary.
• Ensure effective and efficient recording of work details and case progression including the use of computer software.
• Build good working relationships with key service areas and other key agencies including the Police.

What you'll bring

• Experience of undertaking enforcement work.
• Experience of carrying out awareness raising/promotional work.
• Knowledge of environmental services such as cleansing and waste collection.
• Ability to communicate effectively to different audiences and work as part of a team.
• Reliable, self-motivated and capable of dealing with potentially hostile people/situations.
• Ability to deal with complaints and resolve complex issues
• Full clean driving licence - Essential.
• Ability to ride a pedal cycle.

What we’ll offer you

• 42.5 hours per week
• Training and Development
• Employee Discount Scheme
• Pension
• £12.45 per hour (£27,514.50 per annum)