Trading Standards Officer

Telford, Shropshire
£32,029- £34,788 pa
31 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Telford & Wrekin’s Trading Standards & Licensing Service is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Trading Standards Officer to join our team. We deliver a comprehensive Trading Standards Service including Animal Health & Welfare but excluding Food Standards.

You will act as one of the service lead officers to support colleagues and be a regional group representative. We want a good communicator who can identify problems and provide solutions and is committed to working with partner organisations and the reputable business community. We are looking for a good understanding of intelligence led enforcement and an ability to work on complex cases and use initiative to manage and prioritise workload.

Reporting to the Public Protection Manager (Trading Standards & Licensing) you will deliver core Trading Standards functions and will actively engage in commercialisation initiatives and service development work.

Applicants should have either the DTS or DCATS with 60 points. Weights and Measures is desirable but not essential as the service wants to recruit the right person who is flexible, resourceful and committed to service delivery and developing their career.

See attached Job description & Person Specification.

See attached Job description & Person Specification.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

For an informal discussion please contact Anita Hunt – Public Protection Manager on 01952 380733.

Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification