Senior Trading Standards Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/12/2019 23:59
£32,878 to £36,876 p.a. Grade 11
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Normal place of work to be agreed-however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:
Closing date:
3 Dec
Further Information

You will primarily work within one of four specialist service areas namely Health Protection, Public Safety, Environment Protection or Economic Wellbeing within Environment, Health and Consumer Protection Service - undertaking a range of duties and responsibilities commensurate with qualifications and experience in relation to Environment, Health and Consumer Protection services.

Required Qualifications:

Degree or relevant professional qualification in Trading Standards

Your essential experience will include the following:

• Post Graduate experience in relevant service area (s)
• Experience of local government structure and operation
• Local Government and associated policy and procedures
• In depth experience of carrying out complex or technical investigations,
inspections/interventions, and associated work in relevant service area
including, researching legislation, case law and technical developments as

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Craig Hudson, Trading Standards Manager on tel. no. 03000 260938 or email craig.hudson@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews may be held by week commencing Monday 16th December 2019 and this may be subject to change.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469 or email PESREAL@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the HR Operations & Data Team. Please note that the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.