Licensing Officer - Taxi

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Taxi Licensing Office, Waterfall Lane, Cradley Heath, B64 6RL
Band D, SCP 9-17 (£20,903 - £24,491 pro rata per annum) (£10.83 - £12.69 per hour)
06 Jan 2022
20 Jan 2022
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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Taxi Licensing Team as a Licensing Officer. We are looking for a customer focused individual with excellent communication skills and a desire to make a difference.

You will assist in the processing of applications for driver, vehicle and operator licences in line with the Council’s Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy, give advice and guidance in licensing matters both on the phone and in person and give evidence in court in person as and when required.

As we operate an appointments system, officers would be required to be available during office opening hours which are 8.00 till 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00 Monday to Thursday and until 15.30 on Fridays.

Applicants must hold, or be prepared to undertake, BTEC qualifications offered by NALEO or licensing qualifications offered by the Institute of Licensing. Alternatively you must have 3 GCSE’s Grade C or above, including English and Maths or equivalents.

Please refer to the Job Description and Personnel Specification for full details.

If you wish to discuss the requirements of this role, please contact either the Taxi Licensing Supervisor Fiona Gee on 0121 569 6655 or a Senior Licensing Officer.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


18.5 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:



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