Property Licensing - Compliance Officer
Grade 4 - £30,151 - £37,261
Consultation grade - subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review
Working 36.5 hours per week
We are creating a new service to regulate the private rented sector within areas of Birmingham and are looking for committed, enthusiastic and organised individuals like you, who can provide a best-in-class service in this new arena. The service is to be the largest in the country, fitting for the second City and largest metropolitan Local Authority.
We offer unrivalled opportunities for personal growth and development and a genuine investment in your future. This is your opportunity to have a real influence on a high-profile frontline service, helping to refine and develop efficient and effective lean systems to ensure that the licensing programme for private landlords operates smoothly and delivers on time.
Our Private Rented Sector Licensing Service will receive and process applications from private rented sector landlords, ensure compliance and take enforcement action for unlicensed privately rented premises in Birmingham.
You will undertake inspections, investigations and enforce relevant statutory provisions aimed at protecting and improving homes and neighbourhoods across the city.
As our Compliance Officer, you will have either a good level of education or experience within the discipline. You will have excellent communication skills and be committed to personal development. Commitment, enthusiasm, and flexibility to work in a busy environment are key to the role. Ideally, you will also have knowledge of housing legislation, experience in enforcement and the ability to use a range of IT packages.
You must upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments part of your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered. Please do not attach CVs as we do not accept them.
Closing Date: 19th November 2023 at 23.59
“Interviews for this post will take place in person in Birmingham. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information”
For any informal enquires please contact: Laksmi.Kerrison@birmingham.gov.uk
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken
An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence using the English Language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016
Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible).
Job Description and Person Specification