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Street Enforcement Warden
£27,344 - £29,439 a year | Permanent
- Job title:
- Street Enforcement Warden
- Highways, Engineering and YGC
- Closing date:
- 30/03/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Permanent | 37 Hour
- £27,344 - £29,439 a year
- Pay Scale:
- Cibyn Depot, Caernarfon
Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this [Information Pack] (https://www.gwynedd.llyw.cymru/en/Council/Jobs/Working-for-us.aspx)
Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.
We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually.
(Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)
For further information about this post please contact Peter Simpson on 07500973964
Interviews to be confirmed
Application forms and further details available from, Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH
Tel: 01286 679076
CLOSING DATE: 10.00 AM, THURSDAY, 30/03/2023
If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.
The ability to work as part of a team.
Experience of dealing with enquiries from the public
Qualifications and relevant training
A level or a qualification in the environmental field
Awareness of street and / or waste management enforcement work
Experience of waste management work, street enforcement or local government
Skills and specialist knowledge
Effective communication skills
Computer skills such as using ‘Word/Excel’ programmes
Purpose of the post
•Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the heart of everything we do.
•Assist in ensuring effective and efficient enforcement arrangements for street and waste management services in accordance with the relevant environmental legislation in order to reduce environmental crimes and improve the quality of the local environment.
Responsibility for functions
•Responsible for storing, caring for and maintaining the equipment associated with the responsibilities noted (e.g. hand-held computers, CCTV cameras and personal CCTV, the Council's signage and vehicle installation equipment)
•Assist the Waste and Streets Enforcement Officer in implementing relevant strategies and policies to the Street, Waste Management and Dog Control services.
•Authority to implement the powers of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Anti-social Behaviour Act, Crime and Policing 2014, Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and other regulations and enforcement powers associated and relevant to Street Services, such as littering and other environmental crimes, fly-tipping, waste management, waste receptacles policy, waste duty of care, and public spaces protection orders, namely dog control.
•Process witnesses and offenders' personal data in accordance with relevant legislation.
•Patrol on and off the street, either alone or as part of a team. Patrol on foot but may also need to use a vehicle.
•Issue Fixed Penalty Notices on site, written or by using palmtops, in accordance with the current instructions, procedures and guidelines.
•Conscientiously and regularly complete, with evidence, every FPN issued and other associated events.
•Use personal CCTV equipment to monitor and record FPN issuing.
•Attend conviction hearings as a witness on behalf of the Council as required and it may be necessary to submit written evidence.
•Use software relevant to the responsibilities of the post e.g. DEMS Uploader (Personal CCTV), FlyMapper (Fly-tipping Action Wales) and a mobile phone.
•Politely respond to enquiries from the public and provide assistance and advice on the Council's policies and procedures regarding Street Services when necessary.
•Hold inspections, inquiries and informal interviews on site to investigate environmental crimes, such as littering, illegal fly-tipping, dog fouling and graffiti and use the Police National Computer to find more information as necessary.
•Assist the Waste and Streets Enforcement Officer in holding voluntary formal interviews under caution in accordance with relevant legislation.
•Take statements from witnesses and assist in preparing criminal case files for prosecutions in court.
•Install hidden cameras to monitor fly-tipping and dog fouling cases in problematic locations in accordance with relevant legislation (Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000).
•Assist with the implementation of the waste receptacles policy, including on-site monitoring, identifying the need for the back office to correspond with residents and businesses and subsequent enforcement work associated with the flow chart and risk matrix.
•Respond on site to applications for service (e.g. community council inquiries) relating to environmental crimes and updating the back office on site status, including identifying the need for further action, e.g. report back on the need for responsive cleaning work.
•Report back and keep in regular contact with the Waste Enforcement and Street Services Officer and back office.
•Install warning signs on site (e.g. dog control and fly-tipping).
•Install dog waste bins on site in accordance with the Waste and Streets Enforcement Officer's instruction.
•Assist with occasional awareness raising campaigns, e.g. dog waste campaigns, waste carriers spot checks with the Police.
•Assist in realising the street and dog waste bins installation programme including identifying locations, checking and approving the work.
•Be personally neat and appear professional, ensure that the uniform is worn at all times whilst on duty and that it is kept clean and tidy.
•Complete other professional administrative duties which correspond to the status of the post.
•Assist in monitoring the use made of the commercial service by businesses to ensure cohesion with the commercial contracts they have with the Council.
•Assist in co-ordinating environmental crimes enforcement activities including co-working with officers from other Council departments.
•Assist with working in partnership with other establishments e.g. Police, Natural Resources Wales (Fly-tipping Action Wales), Keep Wales Tidy and community groups.
•Contribute positively to fulfil the team objectives and targets.
•Responsibility for self-development.
•Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
•Operate within the Council’s policies in relation to equal opportunities and equality.
•Responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council’s information management guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
•Commitment to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council’s Carbon Footprint.
•Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.
•Responsibility to report any concern or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused.
•Occasionally, the post-holder will be required to work unsociable hours, e.g. during peak times, on weekends, bank holidays and it may be necessary to work additional hours or change work patterns in order to ensure that enough resources are available to satisfy the enforcement requirements.
•Full, valid and current driving licence.
•The post-holder will occasionally be required to be operative in all parts of Gwynedd.