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Deputy Licensing Officer (2)

Deputy Licensing Officer (2)

Starting salary: £31,198 per annum

Based in Gravesend, Kent

As the statutory harbour authority for the tidal Thames, the PLA grants licences for all structures and dredging, in, on, over and under the River. The Licensing Officer, to whom this post reports, administers the processes involved with the processing of applications and the determination and issue of licences.

Duties will include administering the application process, ensuring appropriate internal and external consultation on all application, dealing with applicants and other stakeholders, and the research and retrieval of historical records.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level standard. Relevant further education and/or professional qualifications are desirable. You will have good administrative skills and experience, a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access with good keyboard skills. Experience of working with QUBE would be an advantage. You must also be able to work unsupervised and on your own initiative.

Excellent communication skills are essential for dealing with enquiries from the public, applicants, and external and internal consultees. An ability to interpret technical drawings and documents would be desirable.

To view the job description, please click here.

To apply, please complete an application form and return it to recruitment@pla.co.uk before the closing date on 23 June 2017.