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2 x Civil Enforcement Officer REF: 45002730

County Hall, High Street, Newport

Grade 6, £20,493.00 to £21,748.00 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 45002730

Closing Date: 22/10/2021

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Have you considered being trained as a Civil Enforcement Officer (CEO) and becoming part of the Isle of Wight Council’s Parking Services team?

The Isle of Wight Council’s Parking Services’ team are dedicated to creating a safer roadside environment by tackling dangerous and inconsiderate parking, which will help assist traffic flow, improve access to homes and businesses, and keep public transport on the move.

If you possess good communication skills and are well organised with a diplomatic approach then you could have just the right qualities to be trained to undertake the CEO role. You will (depending on the requirement) be based at various locations across the Island; and as well as assisting members of the public, you’ll patrol parking areas, monitor ticket machines and issue Penalty Charge Notices.

Experience in a customer-facing environment, a full driving licence, and the ability to work well as part of a team, are essential.  As Civil Enforcement Officers represent the public face of the Council, a calm and tactful personality is imperative.

The flexibility to work a shift system including early mornings, evenings, weekends and some Bank Holidays is important.

It is essential that the successful candidate holds English and Maths GCSE grades C or above, or equivalent. Previous experience of parking enforcement, although desirable, is not essential, as full training will be provided.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Mark Downer, on 01983 821000 ext 8702. 

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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 22 October 2021