Contract Type: Temporary for 12 months
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday 08:00-16:00 (working 1 Saturday per month)
Working Location: Based between Rothesay House, Glenrothes & Brunton House, Cowdenbeath
Interview Date: Week commencing 6 May 2019
The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.
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Assist in the provision of high quality, flexible and responsive service relating to the investigation of antisocial behaviour and related environmental protection matters to help promote a clean, safe and secure environment for the local community in Fife.
Responsible, through education or enforcement, for ensuring compliance with legislative requirements including all relevant Acts, Regulations, Conditions, and Approved Codes of Practice.
This will involve carrying out patrols, carrying out investigations, giving advice and taking legal action where necessary, including liaising with other teams, Services and Enforcement Agencies when appropriate.
Carry out measurements of noise in accordance with the procedures contained within the antisocial behaviour etc (Scotland) Act 2004 and any relevant guidance of codes of practices.
Operating and maintaining technically complex surveillance and noise equipment, ensuring that it remains fir for purpose and is utilised in line with legislative and policy guidelines.
Decide if a vehicle is abandoned by conducting appropriate checks with DVLA and therefore taking appropriate action including the serving of notices to ensure remove for storage or destruction in accordance of approved procedures, including communication with Removal Contractors, Police, DVLA etc.
Deciding on appropriate action to be taken, including providing advice, issuing warning letters, serving Statutory Notices and Fixed Penalty Fines.
Preparing and submitting standard reports for consideration of the Procurator Fiscal with respect to non-compliance with statutory requirements.
As part of an investigation, conducting interviews with both witnesses and possible offenders with a view to gathering evidence and obtaining witness statements.
Investigate, gather evidence and report vandalism, property damage etc in streets, closes back greens/communal/open spaces to the appropriate agencies.
Facilitate Community Clean Ups and when these are not possible the jobholder can order removal of debris from gardens or areas.
Agree priorities with local communities and attend Multi-agency/Tenant and Residents/Enhanced Community Engagement/Community Council meetings as required.
Maintaining detailed records and providing written reports to Line Manager on responses to reports of alleged illegal activity and the action taken.
Develop and implement promotional and educational activities designed to highlight awareness of environmental, health and cost implications associated with antisocial behaviour, littering, dog fouling, abandoned vehicles, illegal dumping and noise nuisance.
Educated to SVQ2, National certificate, or Higher level, or equivalent
Good standard of written English
Ability to undertake weekend working (minimum)
Applicants should hold a full current driving licence
Experience in dealing with the public
Conflict Avoidance/resolution skills
Very good communication and persuasive skills with ability to remain tactful, firm, fair in potentially confrontational situations
Ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences
Confident user of IT applications, showing ability to use packages effectively.
The ability to work well in a team
Have a positive work ethic and attitude
Ability to embrace, accept and implement change
To work confidently with a range of customers and have a helpful attitude
Ability to provide a regular and effective service
For further information, please contact any of the following members of staff:
Lisa Taylor – 03451 555 555 Ext 446145
Paul Coleman – 03451 555 555 Ext 446147
Brian Westwater – 03451 555 555 Ext 402090
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