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Licensing Technical Officer (P00942)

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
£30,560 - £33,251 inclusive of outer fringe allowance
Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/09/2019 at 23:55 PM

Licensing Technician

£30,560 - £33,251 inclusive of outer fringe allowance
37 hours per week

Here at Welwyn Hatfield Council, we are always looking to improve our services to the community. To do this, we are looking for a Licensing Technical Officer to join our team.

The Role
Working as part of a small specialist team within the Public Health and Protection Service you will be responsible for all aspects of licensing (except HMOs and hackney carriage/private hire).

About You
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your personal skillset while gaining knowledge of council services and activities. You’ll need to be willing to work across a broad area of activity.

You will be responsible for dealing with initial applications, undertaking inspections, investigating complaints, monitoring compliance, preparation of reports and attending Committee meetings and taking enforcement action through the Courts. Experience in a licensing role is required however appropriate training will be given in specialised areas.

Please ensure you refer to the role profile for full further details of the essential requirements in this role.

We need someone who can communicate effectively with members of the public and business community, write and present reports, attend and give credible evidence before Committee and Court. You will also be expected to undertake necessary inspections and investigations and have a commitment to work outside normal office hours when required.

About Us

At Welwyn Hatfield Council, we offer a fantastic range of benefits for someone who is keen to make a difference, including a generous annual leave allowance and a flexi-time scheme. If you are looking to broaden your skills in a licensing role than this could be the role for you. For further information on the role, please see the person specification and to apply online please visit

Closing date for application 29 September 2019.

Assessments and interviews will be held on 9 October 2019.

Equal Opportunities

Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link below.

Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy.

It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the role specific questions. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements.

If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.

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