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Community Protection Officer

Royal Borough of Greenwich
England, London, Greenwich
£33324 - £35751 per annum
Closing date
16 Sep 2021

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Housing, Community Services
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Make a real difference in our community, help to make a Safer Greenwich - our Community Protection Team is seeking to recruit a number of Community Protection officers on a permanent basis.

The service has recently gone through a period of reorganisation and we would like to hear from exceptional candidates to join us on this exciting journey to shape the new service.

The team investigates Anti-Social Behaviour, Noise and Statutory Nuisance and we are looking for individuals with strong problem-solving skills, enforcement experience, and with a can-do attitude.

As a professional officer you will take, where necessary, appropriate and proportionate enforcement action in accordance with the Council policies and relevant legislative provisions, and contribute towards the Councils objective for a Safer Greenwich.

Targeted outcomes for our service include partnership working and interventions through Integrated Enforcement. We have really strong working relationships with both internal and external partnership organisations including the Police.

You will be required to work a shift pattern which includes nights and weekends and will participate in multi-agency operations. Recent examples of these include responding to unlicensed music events and short term let properties illegally used for parties during the covid-19 lockdowns.

This post reports to the Community Protection Team Manager and sits withing the Environmental Health (Pollution and Residential) Section.

Successful candidates will have strong written and verbal communication skills and a customer-centered, methodical approach to investigation procedures. You will be able to carry out monitoring and inspections and will have an awareness of personal safety precautions.

Applicants must possess a valid driving license and be able to provide daily use of a vehicle suitable for Council business.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Stephen Lewis at

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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