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Environmental Enforcement Team Leader

Location: Burnley, Lancashire
Hours: 40-48 hours per week Monday-Friday plus occasional weekends
Hourly Pay / Salary: £11.00 per hour plus competency allowance

Environmental Enforcement Team Leader

Burnley Borough Council

£11 per hour plus competency based allowance

Kingdom are the UK’s leading Environmental Enforcement provider and due to our continued growth within this industry working on behalf of local authorities.  We are now recruiting for the position of Environmental Enforcement Team Leader based at Burnley Borough Council.

The role will require you to lead by example and provide front line leadership, resilience and back office support to your Environmental Enforcement Team.  Your team will be responsible for patrolling the borough working in line with the relevant local authority’s deployment strategy and issuing Fixed Penalty Notices to offenders in contravention of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005. 

You will be required to work 40-48 hours per week, Monday to Friday (including occasional weekends) shifts between 7am and 8pm, flexibility for the role is essential.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist Burnley Borough Council in relation to the investigation of complaints made by members of public.
  • Daily liaison with Burnley Borough Council.
  • Provide statistical data to Burnley Borough Council and deal with Freedom of Information Requests.
  • Leading from the front and issuing Fixed Penalty Notices whilst in your front line role.
  • Monitor conduct and performance of the Team.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the team.
  • Provide theory and front line training to new team members.
  • Provide on the ground support as and when required.
  • Documentation of processes across the Enforcement teams.
  • Keep up to date with legislations and relay this information to the team.
  • Conduct Officer Appraisals.
  • Compile initial Prosecution File and Liaise with Local Authority Legal Team.
  • Any other reasonable task under Instruction of Operations Manager.
  • Produce statistical reports on a daily, monthly and yearly basis.

Package Description

We offer candidates the opportunity to being part of an industry leading and respected Security and Environmental Enforcement company with real opportunities of advancement and guaranteed hours contracts as well as a range of employee benefits which includes 20 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holidays. 

  • Work place pension scheme, if you are eligible or wish to contribute.
  • Access to a substantial free online training academy for professional development.
  • Company Award Scheme.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in a similar leadership role is essential.
  • Knowledge of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005.
  • The ability to communicate with offenders, often in demanding circumstances in a professional manner.
  • Previous experience in a customer service role and handling difficult situations in a professional manner.
  • Good organisational skills are essential.
  • Must be positive, focused and have the ability to motivate a team.
  • Must have the fortitude to increase productivity.
  • Must enjoy working in the outdoors and in all weather conditions.
  • PC Literate is essential (Excel and Word packages).
  • Full UK Driving Licence and own reliable transport is advantageous but not essential.
  • Will be work independently and on own initiative to carry out the enforcement role.
  • Excellent communication skills are required both written and spoken.

Please note that all candidates will have to go through a CRB process prior to employment and will need a full five year checkable work history.