We’re continually improving our bold and dynamic, regulatory and enforcement service. And our modern approach is key. Here our people are making a real difference to Luton. We're an ever-evolving borough without boundaries - and so is our new way of working. We're realising the remarkable, are you?

  • It's simple, we are proud to be: 

    •Driving innovation in enforcement services.

    •Influencing lasting positive behaviour changes.

    •Problem solving new and more dynamic responses;

    •Creating safer, cleaner places and environments;

    •Making a positive difference for residents, businesses and visitors to the Town.

  • We have a range of roles within Public Protection which offer opportunities for development.

    Neighbourhood Enforcement roles focus on visible patrols around the Town – delivering our capable of resolving now model of work which enables issues to be identified and resolved quickly. 

    Officers gain accreditation from Bedfordshire Police to utilise some police powers and work independently across the Town to deliver positive outcomes to priority issues in a placed based model.

    Investigations Hub roles carry out high quality investigations into a range of offences and regulatory matters including environmental crimes, business regulation, statutory nuisances, unauthorised activity and anti-social behaviour and to take subsequent enforcement proceedings. Investigators problem solve and look for creative and innovative solutions to secure compliance and behaviour change.

    There are senior or team leader roles within each team, which gives an opportunity for career progression. 

    Link to civil enforcement page

  • We are leading the way in a new working model of enforcement and regulatory services. 

    Our service holds the range of legal powers available to the Council as well as some additional powers given to us by Bedfordshire Police. 

    We oversee, investigate, case manage and take enforcement actions on a range of issues including environmental crime, anti-social behaviour, licensing, trading standards, food hygiene, health & safety, parking, abandoned vehicles and more.

    These issues greatly impact on the quality of lives of residents. Choosing a career in our cutting-edge public protection service means that you will be part of an exciting new way of working which will make a real difference to the Town.

  • You'll love it here if:

    •       You want an opportunity to make a real and long lasting difference to victims, residents, businesses and the environment.

    •The town is your office – you want an opportunity to work within the community and the places that you serve.

    •You're at the forefront of civic pride – setting the standards for the Town and being vital to the delivery and maintenance of standards.

    •You have unlimited access to training and development.

    •You work directly with key partners – the police and other enforcement agencies on dynamic multi-agency operations.

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  • We have a range of great staff benefits, but we think these will be your favourites...

  • Shift Working Patterns

    Our set shift working patterns helps make your work - life balance all that little bit easier to manage. 

  • 24 days annual leave

    Plus 9 bank holidays! With a minimum of 24 days annual leave on offer, you can look forward to taking some well earned time off. So sit back and relax - it's on us!

  • Pension

    With generous employer contributions of 17.3%, we'll help you save for your future. Retirement might seem like a distant dream right now, but when you're ready, we want to make sure you've got the funds to make the most of it - after all, you've earned it!

  • Family Friendly

    We understand that family always comes first, so we've developed a range of family friendly policies to help make life a bit easier. And if starting or growing your own family is on the cards, then there's generous maternity, paternity and adoption polices for that too!

Are you ready to join our team?