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Fairfield House 8 Lothian Road, EH22 3AA
£35,409 - £38,715 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description


The Public Safety & Resilience Officer will support the newly formed Protective Services in Place to deliver Event Safety, Licensing Standards, Serious Organised Crime, Anti-social Behaviour and Emergency Planning, Risk and Resilience activities. 

The post holder will be responsible for the coordination of events through the Safety Advisory Group process and the provision of advice to improve the quality and standards of public safety. They will play a significant role in assisting the Service Manager with all Licensing Standards responsibilities, Emergency Planning duties and responsibilities, maintenance of the business continuity framework and ensuring compliance with relevant standards and statutory frameworks.

Educated to HND or degree level, or equivalent, in a discipline within Regulatory Services i.e. Health & Safety, Environmental Health or a related regulatory function e.g. Police, with previous experience of ensuring public safety with an understanding of the various legislation associated with protectives services.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 26 September 2021
INTERVIEW DATE: To be confirmed


Position Title: Public Safety & Resilience Officer         

Position Number: New post

Directorate: Place                        

Location: Fairfield House/remote                               

Contract Status: Permanent        

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday

Working Pattern:  TBC      

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £35,409.35 per annum.


Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check is £25 and the successful candidate will be required to re-pay to the Council the fee through payroll deduction.

The Individual

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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