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Trading standards officer - Wirral

Job Title: Trading standards officer - Wirral
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wirral
Salary: £40 per hour
REF: MM20099
Contact Name: Mason McCorkell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Trading standards officer – Wirral

£40 per hour

Fixed term contract – Full Time

Key Accountabilities

Carry out criminal compliance enforcement activities across the regulatory service functions.

Within a generic team carry out inspections, surveys and investigations into complex and serious breaches of trading standards legislation. Identify legal contraventions and select, recommend and execute appropriate enforcement activity based on assessed risk. The post holder will have sole responsibility for undertaking this work and the duties will include presenting solutions to bring a resolution to complex issues. Be responsible for safely and efficiently delivering a demand responsive transport (DRT) scheme in accordance with set policy and strategy

  • 1. Undertake and/or supervise complex projects involving a range of stakeholders, aimed at securing business compliance with all Trading Standards legislation
  • 2. Prepare reports, undertake correspondence, conduct interviews, brief the Council Solicitor, and when necessary, give evidence in Court.
  • 3. Enforce all relevant legislation utilising a full range of enforcement powers from an informal educative approach to formal legal proceedings as laid down in the Division’s Enforcement Policy.
  • 4. Significant participation in project teams to deliver local and national health promotion initiatives
  • Contribute to the management of the Service by supervising, training, mentoring and monitoring the work of less experienced colleagues, checking their work, providing specialist advice and guidance as necessary.

Qualifications: Professional CTSI Trading Standards qualification (DTS/DCATS including Food and Legal Metrology modules) or equivalent, plus a university degree.

To find out more information please contact Mason at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.