Business Support Officer - 3 jobs

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£19,554 - £21,166
14 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
CRO 1547
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Jobs 1 & 2: Parking – Based at Albion Street, Huddersfield

Jobs 3: Licensing – Based at Flint Street, Huddersfield and occasionally at Dewsbury


The Parking Service deals with all aspects of vehicle parking across Kirklees, in designated car parks or on-street parking, it deals with parking zones, disabled parking, residential parking permits and season tickets.  The service oversees the installation and operation of parking machines and any faults associated with them. The service monitors the use of bus lanes and bus gates and deals with any infringements. A team of enforcement officers enforce the Parking Regulations and Parking Laws.

You will be part of a small team of business support officers in a busy working environment carrying out a wide range of administrative duties.  More information about the role can be found in the ‘Day in the Life’ summary provided. You will be based in one location but you may be required to provide support to other teams across the service if required.   

Main Duties:

  •   Responding to complex enquiries/complaints
  •   Complex and specialist word processing
  •   Data processing (input and retrieval) using bespoke software
  •   Information and record management as directed
  •   Dealing with financial records including taking payments and banking
  •   Produce statistical and management information/reports     

The Licensing Team is responsible for licensing of the taxi services in Kirklees and processing all other types of licensing applications received via post and electronically. We also complete the finance work created by licensing applications. This is a customer focused environment. The team is a very busy and demand led service and the Business Support Officer role is vital as it is the first point of access to the service for customers, and to ensure delivery of office functions.

Within the Licensing Team you will be required to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service, which can mean travelling to other offices/buildings.  You will assist the wider team in ensuring the office functions are delivered in a timely and accurate manner. 

Requirements for this job:

  • Provide a high quality professional, technical and administrative, customer focused service with the ability to multi-task in a busy, variable and frontline environment at the Council’s Customer Service Centres
  • Appropriately deal with a variety of existing and potential customer information, including personal information relating to convictions and offences, in a sensitive and confidential manner
  • Comply with required dress code ensuring that uniforms, badges provided are worn, enabling easy identification by users of the service
  • Carry out a range of complex and technical duties and other computer based information systems
  • Ensure all office equipment is used proficiently and inventories of equipment and stock are maintained and supplies replenished
  • Process payments and follow Kirklees Council procedures with regards to accounting and finance
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in the team to ensure effective delivery of high quality technical and administrative support
  • Ability to remain calm, understanding, responsive and supportive whilst facing difficult customers
  • Ability to embrace change and proactively promote and support the Licensing Department’s procedures and responsibilities with regards to public protection

It is essential that you have good IT skills and that you are familiar with a variety of computer packages in particular Microsoft Office and that you are able to demonstrate business and administration skills to NVQ Level 3.

If you would like further information about either of the above jobs please contact Sandra Berry on 01484 221000

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Profile - this information needs to be inserted under the 'Relevant skills, experience and behaviours' section on the Application Form.