As an Environmental and Enforcement Officer you will be responsible for the promotion and enforcement of legislation with regards to dropping litter, dog fouling, fly-tipping, anti-social behaviour, street trading, breaches of local byelaws and other related contraventions as required.
What you’ll do
Monitor and enforce within the London Borough of Lambeth by foot patrol, undertake investigations and pursue enforcement action where appropriate.
Investigate reports of littering, fly tipping and dog fouling and other similar offences
Respond to councillor and public enquiries and complaints regarding local environmental quality and anti-social behaviour.
To pursue enforcement action where appropriate in response to an investigation.
Issue Fixed Penalty Notices for offences where appropriate.
Record witness statements and conduct interviews under caution when necessary.
Validate and verify personal details of offenders.
Prepare and submit relevant cases for prosecution and assist legal services in presenting prosecution cases to court, attending as a witness when necessary.
Ensure effective and efficient recording of work details and case progression including the use of computer software.
Build good working relationships with key service areas and other key agencies including the Police.
What you'll bring
Experience of undertaking enforcement work.
Experience of carrying out awareness raising/promotional work.
Knowledge of environmental services such as cleansing and waste collection.
Ability to communicate effectively to different audiences and work as part of a team.
Reliable, self-motivated and capable of dealing with potentially hostile people/situations.
Ability to deal with complaints and resolve complex issues