Representations Officer

Full Time
Salary: £23.00 - £24.00 per hour
Location: Southwark, London
Sectors:Housing & Local Authority

Representations Officer


Job Role

As a member of the Parking appeals and representations team, you will help deliver a timely and effective service for the Parking and Network Management team and the wider council. You will be expected to produce work to a consistently high standard and to use your experience, knowledge and aptitude to the weight up the evidence in each case, whether is a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN), parking permit or parking control suspension and make balanced judgements.

Key Accountabilities

To investigate and respond to all parking related correspondence, including formal and informal representations and appeals received as a result of enforcement of PCN issued to motorists. This includes the external Environment and Traffic Adjudicators who sit at London Tribunals and make the final decision on any parking or traffic penalty in an adjudication hearing which evidence is presented by the officers to trained solicitors or barristers who are the adjudicators.

To ensure other parking enquiries are dealt with, in line with the statutory process and timescales, internal key performance indicators (KPIs), civil procedural rules (CPR 75) and the council's communication procedures to deliver a high standard of customer services to the residents and visitors of Southwark.

To attend external Adjudication Hearings and give evidence and prepare proofs of evidence as required preparing and determining a plan for any complex cases highlighted in accordance with the legislation.

To ensure that all incoming parking permit applications and parking control suspension applications are dealt with (including requests for further information) in line with the set time limits given by the appeals and representations managers.

Person Requirements

Must have 6 months (or more) experience in dealing with Formal Representations and/or informal appeal against the PCN (issued within London). Full understanding of TMA 2004 & RTA 1991 is required.