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Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£25,752.18 - £28,526.18 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 7A
Hourly Rate: £14.11 - £15.63
Salary: £25,752.18 - £28,526.18 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

We are looking for a Licensing Officer to ensure that the Licensing team continues to deliver an effective and efficient Licensing service. The post requires the interpretation of licensing legislation and policy in order to process licensing applications. This involves dealing with applicants, licence holders, objectors, legal agents, elected members and internal and external colleagues.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self driven ambitious person who will become part of a vibrant team situated in an area which provides a great lifestyle with stunning scenery, outdoor pursuits and with the city life of Scotland's capital city close by if desired.

Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role  you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.



HNC in a relevant subject or equivalent qualification or relevant professional discipline.
Continuing Professional Development covering a range of licensing work.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Ron Kirk by emailing or by Tel: 01835 826764.


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

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