Trading Standards Officer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
North East
Salary Description:
Competitive Rate Offered
Kenyon Block Consultants
Job Ref:
KBC 2986

We are looking for an experienced Trading Standards Officer to join our north of England local authority client on a temporary basis

The successful candidate will be required to carry out the full range of statutory trading standards enforcement duties, depending on qualifications and competency, in relation to metrology, food standards, intellectual property, fair trading law, consumer product safety, credit, feeding stuffs and fertilisers, doorstep crime and underage sales.

They will work within a generic team carrying out inspections, projects, and investigations into complex and serious breaches of trading standards legislation. Identify legal contraventions and select, recommend, and execute appropriate enforcement activity based on assessed risk.

They will have sole responsibility for undertaking this work and the duties will include presenting solutions to bring a resolution to complex issues.

The successful candidate will be required to comply with the training, qualifications and competence requirements and they must hold one of the following qualifications.

Professional CTSI qualification Diploma in Trading Standards (DTS) or Diploma in Consumer Affairs and Trading Standards (DCATS) or Higher Diploma in Consumer Affairs and Trading Standards (HDCATS) or Trading Standards Practitioner Diploma (TSPD) or equivalent and a university degree. Legal Metrology and Food Standards modules are essential for this role.

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Contact Details:
Kenyon Block Consultants
Tel: 020 8360 7289
Contact: Phyllis Kenyon

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