North East Lincolnshire Council
Regulation and Enforcement Service Opportunities
Senior Trading Standards Officer (Commercial Regulatory Team)
NJC 34 - £36,876
Full time, Permanent, 37 hours
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Commercial Regulatory team in a senior operational position, providing leadership and supervision to the Trading Standards section, ensuring that they fulfil the authority’s statutory duties and deliver their key priorities of fair trading, food standards, product safety, scams/doorstep crimes and illicit tobacco.
Trading Standards at North East Lincolnshire Council is a small, friendly multi-disciplined group within the Commercial Regulatory Team who aim to build a safe, fair and legal environment for businesses to thrive and to safeguard vulnerable communities. We are committed to providing a commercial focus to our work.
We are currently inviting applications from talented, motivated and enthusiastic individuals who possess excellent problem solving skills, and are innovative, collaborative and willing to lead by example.
You will have a Trading Standards qualification, either the Diploma in Trading Standards, DCATS or the equivalent and have a wide range of knowledge and experience in all Trading Standards subject areas, including investigating complex criminal issues. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a qualified Inspector of Weights and Measures or willing to work towards.
You will also be committed to continuing personal and professional development including maintaining relevant competencies and CPD requirements for a Trading Standards Officer.
In return we will offer flexible working, the opportunity for agile working and the necessary training and guidance to support you in your role. You will work under the direction of the Commercial Regulatory Manager with support and guidance from the Principal Officers.
North East Lincolnshire has easy access to the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside and excellent affordable housing. We have one of the best stretches of coastline in the country, centred on the seaside resort of Cleethorpes and thriving towns of Grimsby and Immingham. The cost of living is low and we can also offer superb education facilities.
Closing date for applications is the 31st May 2020 and interviews will be held the week commencing the 8th June 2020. Please note, due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, interviews will be conducted online.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact either:
Neil Beeken, Commercial Regulatory Manager on 01472 324773 (email@example.com) or
Brian Rides, Principal Officer - Regulation on 01472 323412 (firstname.lastname@example.org)