Job vacancy details


Licensing Officer

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
£20,373 - £25,680
Kings HIll
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/12/2019 at 12:00 PM
Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council

As a result of maternity cover we are looking for someone to join us within the Licensing team, the role of Licensing Officer is a full time post for up to one year.

Licensing has a significant impact on how the Council carries out its responsibilities with respect to the protection of the health, safety and welfare of its residents, businesses and visitors in the Borough.

This role is of strategic importance to Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council and the licensing team in respect to processing and granting of licences and permits within the statutory timeframe, undertaking enforcement activity resulting in accuracy and execution of best practice and procedure in operating a centre of licensing excellence

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and customer care skills, be well motivated, a team player and willing to work under pressure within a small busy team. The main areas of responsibility will include the processing and granting of licences and permits within the statutory timeframe; investigation, enforcement and prosecution action where necessary. The post holder will also provide advice and assistance to members of the public, elected members and other Council departments, prepare reports, deal with correspondence and present information to all types of audience from laymen to specialist.

This post will be worked over a 37 hour week, but this will include some out of hours attendance with occasional Saturday working.

Benefits include; eligible to join the excellent local government pension scheme, flexible annual leave and working arrangements, easy car parking at place of work and excellent training and development opportunities

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Anthony Garnett on 01732 876368

Interviews will be held in early January 2020

How to apply

Please apply online. If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by emailing

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