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
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 2nd February 2020 and interviews will be held the week
commencing the 10th February 2020.
For an informal discussion about these roles, please contact either:
Neil Beeken, Commercial Regulatory Manager on 01472 324773 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Brian Rides, Principal Officer - Regulation on 01472 323412 (email@example.com)