Licensing Officer

Licensing officer

The role of a Licensing Officer

Licensing Officers deal with the licensing applications of events, premises, and people in different areas.

There are two main different areas Taxi and Private Hire Licensing, and Alcohol and Gambling Licensing.

The role of a Licensing Officer includes:

  • Processing and validating applications
  • Assessing applications and approving or declining them
  • Inspecting licenses and ensuring they are valid and up to date
  • Identifying and carrying out of investigations
  • Preparing reports and statements for legal proceedings
  • Providing professional, expert and up to date legislative and technical advice
  • Issuing letters, notices, legal documents, formal cautions etc

Qualifications & Experience

Licensing Officers will be required to hold a recognised formal licensing qualification in Licensing or relevant related subject such as an Environmental Health qualification.

Understanding of relevant laws and industry is also essential.


Contractors: £20 – £3 per hour

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