Licensing Officer

Accepting Applications

Job Information

Date Posted: 05/01/2024
Closing Date: 01/03/2024
Location: Exeter, Devon
Job Reference: JOB-1947
Salary: £13.93 per Hour

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Description


  1. Conduct inspections of premises and vehicles for licensing suitability.
  2. Represent our client at licensing appeals, committees, courts, and other relevant meetings.
  3. Prepare and present reports, including evidence for hearings opposing license applications.
  4. Perform “during performance inspections” and report findings.
  5. Investigate complaints and respond to inquiries and objections related to licenses.
  6. Liaise with internal and external parties involved in licensing, such as police, fire services, and residents.
  7. Advise businesses and residents on licensing legislation and procedures.
  8. Maintain databases and information systems related to our clients-controlled premises, persons, or vehicles.
  9. Undertake multi-disciplinary activities directed by the Licensing Services Manager or Senior Licensing Officer.
  10. Examine plans and provide comments for planning officers as directed.
  11. Assist in education and promotion programs related to licensing matters.
  12. Work outside normal office hours and weekends as required.
  13. Perform any other duties commensurate with the role.

Experience & Skills:

  • Recognised Licensing qualification/Ofqual Level 3 qualification in Licensing. Essential 
  • Detailed knowledge of licensing legislation administration and enforcement. Essential 
  • Detailed knowledge in the preparation and presentation of legal advice. Essential 
  • Good IT skills.
  • Good verbal & written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in managing paperwork, gathering information, and making presentations.
  • Experience in interviewing under caution and preparing prosecution files.
  • Familiar with PACE, CPIA, RIPA, and other Acts associated with investigations Essential