Salary circa £23,000 per annum including flexible benefits allowance, dependent on experience.
PLACE - An Enterprising, Vibrant and Sustainable Place
We will help to create a sustainable community which has a strong identity and is a place where people want to be, by:
- maintaining a high quality natural environment where resources are used wisely and biodiversity is conserved;
- creating a high quality built environment which meets local needs, and enables an enterprising culture to flourish and the local economy to prosper; and
- providing, in collaboration with partners, the physical and electronic infrastructure to enable efficient and integrated travel and to support high quality electronic services.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Civil Enforcement Officer within our expanding Parking Services team, covering the boroughs of Woking and Surrey Heath.
We are looking for a reliable and self-motivated individual to support our busy team. This is an opportunity to work outside and engage with a wide variety of people whilst delivering a key front line service.
You will possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. You will ideally have recent experience of working with the general public in a face to face capacity and have a strong focus on delivering a high standard of customer service. The ability to maintain a calm and professional manner in the face of provocation would also be asset. However, comprehensive training will be supplied along with a uniform. A full driving licence is required for this post.
Shift patterns cover a flexible rota over a 7 day period; Monday to Sunday, 7am – 10pm. Sundays and bank holidays offered on a rotational basis. Please note that you may be deployed to work at various locations across north-east Surrey.
Previous parking enforcement experience is desirable and will be reflected in the offered remuneration package.
This is a full-time post, but we are open to considering part-time applications from strong candidates that meet the essential criteria for the role. If you are interested in working part-time hours, please clearly state your availability or preferred shift pattern on your application form.
The Council offers in return a competitive remuneration package, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.
Woking Borough Council takes a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups including children.
As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups, successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details can be found in the job pack.
English Language Requirement
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Richard Taylor (Parking Services) on 01483 743734.
Interviews will take place in mid-September.