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Safety Camera Enforcement Officer x 2

Bury St Edmunds
Full Time (37 hours) – Permanent
Band C: £19,521 to £21,999 per annum, plus shift allowance for weekend working
Closing date: Friday 20 July 2018 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L354 on application form

An opportunity has arisen to join the Safety Camera Partnership as a Safety Camera Enforcement Officer working within Bury St Edmunds.

The role will predominately involve conducting enforcement using fixed and mobile camera systems, on routes and sites shown to have problems with casualties from speed related collisions, or at sites where speeding is considered to be an issue.  As well as producing the evidential material necessary for any offences detected to be dealt with correctly.

Main duties include:

  • Assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of targeted and intelligence led enforcement programmes
  • Conduct speed enforcement activity in accordance with training, internal briefings and directions.  Operate a range of speed enforcement equipment as trained and directed in compliance with manufacturers' instructions, NPCC guidelines and approved local practice
  • Handle digital media and other evidential material in accordance with agreed secure procedures, to ensure integrity, continuity and admissibility of the evidence
  • Maintain accurate records in accordance with good administrative practice and to satisfy evidential requirements.  Prepare reports and statements and carry out any other tasks necessary for the processing of offences
  • Attend court to give evidence
  • Oversee, supervise and care for enforcement devices, site installations and other resources, ensuring serviceability, legal compliance, integrity and good value
  • Carry out minor maintenance on equipment and installations, following internal procedures for calling in specialist assistance when necessary
  • Assist in the development, testing and evaluation of procedures and equipment
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role and grade as may reasonably be required by line management

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Effective communication skills to deal with sensitive and confrontational issues and to present evidence relating to traffic offences in writing and before court
  • Experience of using computer systems and basic keyboard skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision and to prioritise and manage own workload within given deadlines
  • Understanding of Health and Safety issues with regards to moving and handling equipment
  • Proficient in navigating by road with ability to locate sites from maps, map references and written descriptions
  • Accurate in making observations, collecting information and keeping records
  • Proficient in operating and understanding technical equipment
  • Holder of a full driving licence

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Understanding of the criminal justice system, road traffic law and the rules of evidence

Role profile >> safety_camera_enforcement_officer_-_nov_15.pdf

Hours of work are 37 per week (shift work between hours of 0700-1900).

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected].