Planning Enforcement Officer

Posted 19 February 2024
Salary Up to £40 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactBeth Goldsmith

Job description

Title: Planning Enforcement Officer
Rate: £40 (umbrella)
Type: up to 2 years - temporary
Location: Hybrid - Wyre Forest house, Fine Point Way, Kidderminster, DY11 7WF

Opus People Solutions are working with Bromsgrove District Council to recruit for a temporary Planning Enforcement Officer to Investigate alleged breaches of planning control and to provide site reports after careful investigation and evidence gathering.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To undertake inspections of business and domestic premises to ensure compliance with the relevant legislative requirements.
  • To receive, respond to and investigate to complaints relating to industrial, commercial and domestic premises and businesses, identifying unfair trading practices and breaches of a civil or criminal nature with a view to taking remedial action.
  • To carry out enforcement activities in relation to all relevant provisions of regulatory legislation.
  • To provide advice and education for consumers and businesses within Worcestershire on relevant regulatory legislation and associated civil law.
  • To take appropriate action in respect of non- compliance including (when authorised) the service of formal notice and any other appropriate intervention.
  • Where appropriate, to facilitate the resolution of disputes between traders and consumers, giving priority to the needs of vulnerable citizens, and to take action under the Enterprise Act against rogue traders.
  • To assist in implementing the services duties, responsibilities and policies relating to Environmental Health and Consumer Protection.

For more information on this role please call 01473 558914.