Enforcement Officer

Worcester, Worcestershire
£27,741 - £29,577 per annum
11 Jan 2022
30 Jan 2022
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Job Title: Enforcement Officer 
Salary: £27,741 - £29,577 per annum 
Full-Time: 37 Hours
Location: Warndon Depot, Worcester
Temporary: 13 Months 

The Role:

As a Highway Authority, Worcestershire County Council (WCC) has responsibility for co-ordinating all works on the highway network of Worcestershire. Both WCC and undertakers are required to give notice to each other of their intended works. This process is aimed at assessing the impact on any works to minimise disruption to traffic networks and any foreseeable inconvenience which could be caused to street/road users.

WCC carries out these duties under the New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) / Traffic Management Act (TMA) 2004 taking action to ensure compliance by all works promoters.

All works promoters are required to apply for a permit from the highway authority and WCC issues these through the  joint permit scheme West and Shires Permit scheme (WaSP).

Our Street Works team are looking for a dynamic individual that is a good team player with good communication skills to fill the role of the Streetworks Enforcement Officer for a 13 month fixed term contract.
The successful applicant will be responsible for all enforcement on utility works which will include issuing of Fixed Penalty Notices, Section 74 Charges, Defects and the day to day running of scheduling site inspections. Applicants should have a background in understanding working on the highway as well as a willingness and enthusiasm to work in an often changing environment.


In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :

• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts

Disability Confident:  

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.


Applications are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Application Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022, 
Anticipated Interview Date: Monday 7th February 2022,

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