Trading Standards Officer

  • Location:

    Darlington, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £18.75 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anca Stroe

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Trading Standards Officer

Search Consultancy is currently looking a Trading Standards Officer to join our expanding team in the Darlington area. This position is on a contract basis starting as soon as possible and will last until the mid February 2020, subject to review.

Salary: £18.75 per hour

As a Trading Standards Officer you will be responsible for the enforcement of relevant trading standards legislation and will play a lead role in seeking compliance with and enforcing weights and measures legislation.

In this job, you will also investigate offences under trading standards legislation and take appropriate action under the Council's Enforcement Policy, including conducting interviews in accordance with PACE 1984 and all other relevant legislation.

As a Trading Standard Officer, you will also fulfil the role of Deputy Lead Animal Feed Officer including assisting the Trading Standards & Animal Health Manager in the preparation of statutory reports.

The ideal Trading Standards Officer will:
* Have a Diploma in Trading Standards or equivalent
* Have previous experience of enforcing Weights and Measures legislation as well as previous experience of enforcing animal health & welfare, animal feed and fertiliser legislation
* Have knowledge of criminal legislation relating to Trading Standards

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Anca at the Manchester Branch.

Not ready to apply or want to have a confidential chat? Please call the Search Consultancy Office in Manchester and I will be more than happy to answer all your questions!

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Anca at the Manchester Branch.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age