Vacancy Details

Senior Corporate Enforcement Officer

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£34,680 - £39,000
Surrey Heath House, Camberley
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/04/2020 at 17:00 PM
Surrey Heath Borough Council

2 year fixed term contract

Hours: 37 per week

Salary Range: £34,680 - £39,000

Grade: SH06

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Surrey Heath Borough Council which merges investigation skills across a number of service areas:

You will be working as part of a small team whose main purpose is to carry out reactive and proactive investigations across a wide range of Council services

As a Senior Corporate Enforcement Officer, your main duties will be to investigate allegations of planning breaches and various environmental breaches, i.e. fly tipping, littering, dog fouling and abandoned vehicles.

You should have experience of conducting formal PACE interviews, investigating and preparing case files to prosecution standard and where appropriate, attending court to give evidence

You will be required to undertake investigations into complex planning enforcement cases and to be the lead officer in preparing and issuing enforcement notices and Stop Notices.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of planning enforcement, ideally in a Local Government establishment. You should have good communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to work under pressure.

Benefits include 24 days annual leave Local Government Pension Scheme, and free parking.

For an informal chat about the position please call Julia Greenfield on 01276 707105.


Please note CVs will only be accepted when accompanied by a completed application.


Closing date: Wednesday 25th March 2020

Interview date: To be confirmed


No agencies please.


Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.

If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 01276 707396.

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