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Enforcement Support Officer

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Apply before 11:55 pm on Sunday 14th April 2024

Ashford (Kent)

Job summary

Do you have excellent interpersonal skills?

Are you a confident driver?

Have you got a can-do attitude?

We have an exciting opportunity for an Enforcement Support Officer to join our team. If you would like a job where no two days are the same and to also have the chance to make a real difference to Road Safety & Environmental Standards, we’d love to hear from you!

Job description

To provide support by means of stopping vehicles for other enforcement staff, thus contributing to the maintenance and improvement of Road Safety & Environmental Standards.

The role would require you to work to a 5-week rota consisting of early, late and night shifts, however you will be rewarded with an attractive allowance for this.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Directing / causing vehicles to stop, using vehicles or other methods, to enable staff from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to undertake road safety inspections.
  • Contributing to the efficiency of roadside checks by making sure the equipment and vehicles are available and fit for use.
  • Providing basic IT and clerical support during roadside checks, and other associated tasks.
  • Carrying out minimum maintenance and upkeep of “High-Viz” vehicles (oil, water, tyre pressures & condition etc).
  • Assisting in the administration of the check site by confirming staff resources are available.
  • Assisting the Area Management Team in ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements.

For more information about the role and responsibilities please see the attached Candidate Pack.

Additional Information

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a full, clean category b driving licence and can drive to a high standard.

The successful candidate must be able to pass the bespoke DVSA driving course designed for DVSA Enforcement Support Officers, failure to pass either element of the training may result in termination of your appointment.

The role can be physically demanding, including getting in & out of cars and sitting in cars for long periods.

Please take note that DVSA does not hold a UK Visa & Immigration (UKVI) Skilled Worker License sponsor and are unable to sponsor any individuals for Skilled Worker Sponsorship.

Person specification

  • To thrive in this role, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer service focus.
  • You are confident and can remain composed, expressing yourself in a clear and professional manner.
  • You have the ability to multitask and relish a varied workload.
  • You have a flexible, can do attitude allowing you to adjust to different environments and the requirements and strategic direction of the Agency.


Full clean category B driving licence.

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