ENGIE are recruiting for a Planning & Highway Enforcement Officer to be based in Grimsby, DN31 1HB
This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a salary banding of £22,000- £26,000 dependent upon skills and experience
The post holder will contribute to the effective delivery of the Planning and Highways Enforcement Service being delivered by ENGIE on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council.
ENGIE is North East Lincolnshire Council’s regeneration delivery partner, providing planning, highways, environmental and other services to the Council on an outsourced basis.
The post holder will be responsible for a full and varied caseload of enforcement investigations and general enquiries, including the drafting and service of notices and appearing as a witness in court as required.
· Investigation of possible breaches of planning and highway legislation in accordance with national and local policy and procedures
· Monitoring of developments to ensure that they are implemented in accordance with approved plans
· Maintenance and updating of files using computerised administration systems
· The drafting and service of relevant notices under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, the Highways Act 1980 and any other relevant legislation
· Provision of enforcement advice to customers including alleged offenders, complainants, Councillors, developers and other interested parties both verbally and in writing
· Make recommendations to the Senior Enforcement Officer/ Principal Development Management Officer regarding proceeding with enforcement investigations
· Preparation of reports to Planning Committee on enforcement matters
· Collation of evidence from specialist officers with a view to possible prosecutions
· Preparation of prosecution papers in respect of breaches of planning control and appear as a witness for the Council in respect of appeals and court proceedings
· Working on own initiative when on site making the necessary health and safety assessments as required
· Liaising with other Council and Engie departments as required
· Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected at this level.
The closing date for this role is 20th December 2020
For more information about ENGIE please visit: http://www.engie.com/en/candidates-area/
Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:
· Investigation skills and meticulous record keeping
· Ability to manage demanding and varied workload
· Tact and diplomacy in dealing with the public, developers and agents.
· Excellent negotiating skills.
· Understanding of and commitment to the constant need to improve.
· Ability to prioritise workloads and perform to strict timetables and to collate evidence and maintain records
· Full Driving Licence and vehicle available for use
· Flexible to meet the needs of the service
· Knowledge of Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Highways Act 1980 and associated legislation including the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and investigatory procedures
· Experience undertaking interviews under caution
· Experience in an enforcement capacity
· Minimum of level 4 National Qualifications and Credit Framework qualification in related subject or equivalent knowledge skills and experience
For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.
“if you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview . ”
· Posting Date: Nov 30, 2020