Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Regulatory Enforcement Officer

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£22,369 - £23,194 per annum (plus £2,157 weekend enhancement) Pay award pending

We are looking to recruit a number of Regulatory Enforcement Officers within our Environmental Protection team. The team deals with waste regulation, dog control, litter and other local environmental quality issues.

The role will be to help reduce environmental crime and anti-social behaviour, by patrolling the city centre and neighbourhoods, reporting and investigating witnessed offences, engaging with communities and taking visible enforcement action.

You must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team. This is an active role and will include the requirement to issue fixed penalty notices for offences relating to, littering, dog fouling, and waste management, and to assist in the preparation of legal files. You should be confident in a variety of situations, able to walk for long periods of time, comfortable speaking to members of the public, colleagues, and partner organisations, and have good negotiating and observational skills.

The shift pattern will be 5 days over 7 to include Saturdays and Sundays. Weekend working attracts pay enhancements. There will also be some out-of-hours working available, for which additional payment would be made, and opportunities to work with other teams, dealing with community safety, pollution, licensing and major events.

We will encourage you to be creative and progress your career and in working with us you will receive:

• Pay enhancements for non-sociable hours (£2,157 per annum)

• A dedicated induction with ongoing support from experience colleagues

• Access to a generous, defined benefit pension scheme (LGPS) and shared cost Additional Voluntary Contributions scheme

• Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave annually

• Access to Mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives such as discounted gym membership

• Discounts at various retail outfits

• Access to home electronics and car leasing schemes

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage, even if you indicate otherwise.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

For an informal discussion about the role, please email your contact details to psr@newcastle.gov.uk, marking your email for the attention of Roy Harris.


Closing date:

31 May 2023

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