View Vacancy -- Team Leader - Litter and Waste Enforcement
About the Service
Keeping our streets and public spaces litter free and dealing quickly with incidence of fly tipping and rubbish dumping is at the heart of our Borough Plan priorities. For this reason, we have created a new Litter and Waste Enforcement Team to work alongside our existing ASB Enforcement Teams.
About the role
This is an exciting new role where you can really make a difference and be part of an energetic service. Our ASB and Enforcement teams have passion and commitment – they aim high to provide outstanding outcomes to the residents and businesses they serve
As the Team Leader of one of our teams you will manage 6 officers and together be responsible for tackling environmental crime in the borough. As well as leading investigations into fly tipping and dumped waste, you and the team will be responsible for issuing Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) for offences such as littering and dog fouling. You will be responsible for coordinating tactical operations with the team, colleagues and partners. You will be required to undertake PACE interviews and attend court to give evidence, you will therefore need a good understanding of Environmental Crime legislation.
You will be required to wear a uniform, patrol the borough on foot and will be expected to work a shift pattern, including some weekends, evenings and bank holidays.
We are looking for someone who has experience in an enforcement setting. You will need to communicate in a calm and assertive manner with the ability to deal professionally and diplomatically with people from all backgrounds. You must be able to show resilient character as some interactions with perpetrators can be confrontational. You will also require good communication skills as you will be working closely with members of the public, councillors and partner agencies. Good motivational skills matched with a passion to make a difference is essential.
The benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, health and wellbeing support, local government pension scheme and a range of generous discount schemes across leisure and culture together with financial and money saving discounts.
Closing Date: Monday 9th March 2020
- Knowledge, understanding & ability to use all relevant IT systems relating to the role
- Understanding of how relevant policies and initiatives can be effectively implemented to reduce environmental crime and how positive outcomes can improve local communities.
- Detailed Knowledge of Haringey’s Values and how they should translate into practice.
This opportunity is closed to applications.