Trading Standards Officer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
West Midlands
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Kenyon Block Consultants
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We are looking for a qualified Trading Standards Officer to join our local authority client based in the West Midlands

The contract will be for an initial six months, but may be extended

Your new role
As a Trading Standards Officer, you will be required to work on complex enquiries in relation Consumer Affairs and fraud investigations. This will cover consumers and businesses across the region for senior level queries in line with Consumer Protection Legislation. There may also be the requirement for operating outside of normal office hours to conduct investigations and surveillance. You will also be dealing with Weights and Measures enquiries and be able to test the related equipment.

What you'll need to succeed
It is essential that you are a qualified inspector of Weights and Measures and have dealt with complex complaints and investigations in relation to all Trading Standards Legislation, including fraud. It is also essential that you have an understanding of Police and Criminal Evidence Act and other legislation that control the gathering of evidence and conduct of investigations. In addition, you will have an ability to understand and apply a range of Consumer Protection Legislation such as the Consumer Rights Act and a proven track record in enforcement.

What you'll get in return
You will be working with an employer who is an accredited Investor in People and who are renowned for their supportive culture that can offer flexible working. You will be covering a range of potential projects within the council and have input into lots of different areas, offering a great deal of variety and flexibility. Onsite parking would be provided.

Please call us on 020 8360 7289 or send your CV through to

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

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