Senior Education and Enforcement Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£37,638 - £43,659 per annum
22 Jun 2021
14 Jul 2021
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About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Camden has the opportunity for a highly motivated Senior Education & Enforcement Officer to deliver a customer focused Education & Enforcement programme.

The role

Most of the role is street based and requires the post-holder to carry out Education and Enforcement actions in relation to Environmental crimes to achieve compliance and behaviour change. You will also be required to manage your own casework through to prosecution and provide high quality and expert advice/guidance to Councillors, community groups, residents, businesses visitors to meet our priorities relating to recycling, commercial waste and environmental quality.

You will be expected to drive compliance on Enviro crime, making use of intelligence to change behaviours and apply enforcement actions where necessary. As well as this another key area will be increasing recycling participation finding new and innovative ways to engage with stakeholders through our education and enforcement projects.

You will develop strong external partnerships with our external partners, in order to deliver our objectives and common targets/goals together by gaining trust and support.

The role also requires a commitment to working over 7 days a week including weekends and evenings.

Our ideal candidate will also need to have an action/outcome centred approach, experience and the ability to make decisions and be flexible, adaptable as well as thrive in an atmosphere of change and organisational challenges.  You must also have the personal commitment to continuous improvement by being proactive and innovative and actively participate and promote a positive team ethos.

You will be experienced in contract management and bring Environmental Crime enforcement knowledge including relevant legislation to the role i.e. Environmental Protection Act 1990, Anti-Social behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.  

You will bring a proven track record in project management with the ability to manage conflicting deadlines and competing priorities effectively. As well as this you will have excellent communication and relationship skills with proficiency in working with various stakeholders.

To succeed, you will be an excellent negotiator with demonstrable practical experiences and the ability to inspire trust and confidence in a client-centred environment.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine enforcement across the borough, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.