Trading Standards Officer

Location
London (East), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Ref
Ref:BF3322
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Our client in East London is recruiting for a Trading Standards Officer to be responsible for duties across the Trading Standards agenda in order to regulate the trading environment relevant to delivering a comprehensive Trading Standards Service.

Role Specific Responsibilities

• To take a lead role in relation to one or more of the Trading Standards statutes enforced by the service and provide support and advice to non specialist officers as required.

• To assess goods and services to ensure compliance with relevant law. This may include out of hours work.

• Have an excellent knowledge of the range of legislation enforced by Trading Standards

• Conduct sound regulatory and enforcement practice to professional standards and as authorised by the Trading Standards and Licensing Manager

• To lead on and manage more complex and contentious cases as required

• Contribute to and lead when required special projects and investigations as directed by the Trading Standards and Licensing Manager

• Undertake inspections and searches of relevant premises either by prior arrangement or unannounced as required including weights and measures inspections. This may include out of hours work

• To be prepared to respond to any emergency situation relating to the Service's work if required

• Respond to and investigate reports and complaints received under relevant criminal and civil law

• Provide advice, information and assistance to businesses to help them comply with criminal and civil law

• To attend and contribute to meetings, lectures, seminars and other training and development courses and to mentor, encourage and support the development of new or junior staff

• Disseminate best practice as required

• When required support other officers across the Directorate, for example Licensing or Environmental Health Officers

Qualifications required

  • Diploma in Trading Standards or equivalent
  • Excellent numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Full clean current driving licence. Access to a vehicle is required for which a relevant vehicle allowance will be paid

To register your interest please email info@buckinghamfutures.com or call us on 020 8732 5450.

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