Trading Standards Officer.1195

Job Summary
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/12/2020 00:00
A starting salary of £32,910 - £36,922
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Fire and Rescue (Other roles)
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
West Hartford Fire Station and H.Q.
Closing date:
10 Dec
Further Information

"Trading Standards Officer 37 hours per week The Council Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here:http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working The Service The Trading Standards Service of Northumberland County Council enforces a diverse mix of legislation aimed at protecting consumers and legitimate traders. The role We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and suitably skilled individual to join the team as a Trading Standards Officer. We are looking to recruit an individual with a flair for finding non-compliance and a determination to resolve issues.  The post holder will undertake work aimed primarily at investigating complaints, conducting requests for advice from local businesses and the inspection of businesses involved in the sale of food. Occasional weights and measures related work may also be required.     The nature of the post will require a flexible approach to work including occasionally working outside what are regarded as normal hours. Other essential qualities will include strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to deal firmly but fairly with people, and the ability to prioritise a demanding workload. Managing priorities and maintaining momentum will be key features for the successful applicant.  We are offering: - A starting salary of £32,910 - £36,922 (Band 8) - Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme - A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision - Flexible working arrangements Essential requirements: Essential criteria for the post include a diploma in Trading Standards or equivalent, a qualification which would enable you to conduct food standards inspections under the Food Standards Agencies food law code of practice and over 3 years' experience in dealing with businesses and consumers in a Trading Standards related role.  For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact-  Tony Dunn 01670 623707/  tony.dunn@northumberland.gov.uk or  Darin Wilson 01670 623 704/ darin.wilson@norhumberland.gov.uk  Closing date 9 December 2020 To view a copy of the Job Description and Personal Specification please click here  For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk     "

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This job is closed for applications.