DBR03702 Trading Standards Officer

Local Government, Public Sector

We are looking for Trading Standards Officer; to ensure compliance with legislation primarily covering product safety, fair trading and other areas as required. To provide business advice and support, developing Primary Authority relationships, undertaking market surveillance, inspection and sampling activities, and to respond to complaints and to be responsible for criminal investigations to achieve and improve levels of compliance:

The primary focus of the role will be to prepare for and respond to issues that emerge as a result of EU Exit:

Qualification – Essential

GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
Degree or equivalent experience
Trading Standards Practitioner Certificate – Diploma (TSPC) or (TSPD) / (TSAP) qualified
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel, Outlook & social Media
Essential – Skills, Abilities & Experience
Proven ability to carry out a range of complex and in-depth inspections and other enforcement
Experience and ability to deal with a variety of enforcement cases
Able to demonstrate Enforcement Capability Experience
Recent knowledge of Trading Standards Legislation
Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to talk to people from many different backgrounds
Able to demonstrate competency, analytical and investigative skills and keen observation
Ready to show determination and resilience, mainly when dealing with traders who may become hostile
Strong attention to detail when investigating potential issues
Proven ability to organise and manage projects
Ability to work both as part of a team and on your initiative
Advanced ITC skills and able to deal with statistics for record-keeping
Ready to show tact and diplomacy when dealing with investigations
Proven understanding of the implications of regulation on businesses when enforcing the law
Candidates will undergo a pre-employment screening for this post
Able to provide Three Years of references – essential
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03702
Job Title: Trading Standards Officer
Salary: £18.63 per day hour – Inside IR35
Location: Shropshire
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Duration: Minimum 6 months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.