Transport Enforcement Officer

Posted on 16 November 2021
  • Directorate BHCC: Economy Environment & Culture
  • Salary Base salary £23023 - £24920, actual salary in the region of £25,500 which includes shift enhancements.
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Hove Town Hall

Job Summary

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  • Positions available
  • Working hours
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Administration & Clerical
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

 Are you observant? Do you have a talent for accurately recording information? Are you a confident decision maker? 

This is a new and exciting role, in a newly formed and developing Transport Control Centre. You will be making a real difference to the transport network in the city by  enforcing contraventions on the transport network and identifying enforcement issues around the city, making use of various enforcement systems including CCTV.

This is a permanent role

For an informal discussion please email the Transport Control Centre Team Leaders

About the role

You will be working as part of a team, reporting to one of the Transport Enforcement Team Leaders. Working in the Transport Control Centre, which is a 24/7 multidisciplined service, and the communications hub for Brighton & Hove’s City Transport Service. Your role will work a shift pattern covering a 7-day week including working regular evening and weekend hours. You will work closely with other teams within the Centre and will contribute to the accurate communication between the teams

You will be responsible for enforcing a number of different restrictions to contribute to the Council’s carbon neutral strategy. You will be using ANPR and CCTV technology to identify and issue Penalty Charge Notices. You will use your understanding of  compliance regulations and legislation and be confident making independent decisions.

You will be able to concentrate for long periods of time and be able to record data accurately and methodically.  You will support in delivering a first class, customer focused operation by delivering a fair and consistent approach to enforcement.

You will be committed to continuously improving your understanding of existing and emerging legislation and how they apply to both parking and moving traffic enforcement including technologies used.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.


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