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Inspection and Enforcement Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Inspection & Enforcement Officer to join our Team.

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth present this unique and great opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that are responsible for providing efficient, proactive cyclic highway inspections and other highway services covering utility activities and highway enforcement located in both boroughs.

Whilst the duties in the main will be undertaken in a designated geographical area of the Borough, it will be necessary from time to time, to provide support as part of a team undertaking a comprehensive range of services to deal with contracted On Street Activities Borough wide. You must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • An understanding of New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA),
  • Experience of carrying out enforcement action,
  • The ability to undertake walked inspections (7-10 kilometres per day),
  • The ability to take accurate measurements,
  • Experience of maintaining detailed records and preparing reports,
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and want to contribute to the effective inspection and enforcement on the public highway, then please contact Roland Copley on 0208 891 7096 for an informal discussion.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

Indicative Interview Date:  28/02/2019

Please note this date could be subject to change.

Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

We are pleased to be Disability Confident employer.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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