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Patrolperson Local Laws - Local Government

Salary: Negotiable Location: Brisbane Ref: SC/O7
Description: Osborne Richardson are proud to present this role from our Local Council Client. This 7 month role is not only a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a career in local government but is also perfectly located for anyone based in Brisbane. The purpose of the role is to carry out Local Law compliance duties as part of the community response team to assist in achieving departmental objectives.

Specific Responsibilities

-Investigate and resolve requests from the public regarding animals, nuisances,
regulated parking, local laws and other community response related matters in a
professional manner consistent with organisational standards and regard to powers of
entry, conflict resolution and evidence gathering.

-Provide excellent customer service, advice, direction and solutions to the community in
relation to breaches of legislation and local laws.

-Effectively manage customer requests and other tasks within defined timeframes
ensuring that all matters are completed and final outcomes are communicated to
customers and recorded onto appropriate council databases.

-Perform compliance patrols within the region and carry out the relevant legislative
compliance action - this will include conducting improved inspection programs and
physical patrols of streets, parks and other public areas under council’s control.

-Participate in council’s “After Hours On-Call” service.

-Provide reports and briefs to management and council and provide evidence in a court
of law regarding investigations as required.

-Maintain and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders that will
increase the effectiveness of the team.

-In accordance with procedure and when required, issue correspondence, compliance
notices and penalty infringement notices for breaches of relevant State Government
legislation, local laws and subordinate.

Work Experience & Skills - Essential

-Good numeracy, written and verbal communication skills sufficient to complete paper
work, read safety instructions and plans, and to effectively communicate with the
public and team members.

-Sound experience in undertaking manual tasks in a safe conscious manner.

-Demonstrated industry skills and experience in the application of local laws compliance

-Ability to contribute to the work team as an effective team member.

-Sound computer skills and the ability to quickly develop competency in operating
electronic tools associated with the position, such as Pathway, Objective, Microsoft
Office suite, electronic infringement technology and mobile computing devices.

If this is something that you would enjoy or are interested in please don't hesitate in contacting Owen on or 0414 706 605

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