Trading Standards Officer - Market Surveillance Team

Tuesday 10 April to Monday 30 April

Post Ref: WYJS:015-18

Salary Scale: WY09 £30,785 to £32,486


37 hours per week

Based in Morley, Leeds 

Part of West Yorkshire Joint Services, West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTSS) is an exciting and fast paced organisation serving five District Councils within West Yorkshire – Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield. 

Having recently gone through a period of transformation and modernisation, we are looking for motivated professionals who are ready to join us in achieving our new vision and being part of our future success. 

The successful candidate will be a qualified Trading Standards Officer with the ability to investigate criminal matters throughout the food chain and contribute to improving public health and compliance through feed and food intelligence-led and project based activities. 

Experienced in food and feed inspection, sampling and complaint work relating to malpractice in the food and agriculture industry, the candidate will be forward thinking and knowledgeable. 

If you are highly motivated and want to work in a team that offers excellent service to the communities across West Yorkshire we would like to hear from you.   In return for your hard work and commitment to the Service, you can expect a number of benefits as an employee of West Yorkshire Joint Services. These include flexible working, generous annual leave entitlement, and where appropriate, payment of annual CTSI subscriptions and a career progression scheme linked to CPPD. 

If you require any further details or for an informal chat regarding the posts please do not hesitate to contact David Strover - Trading Standards Manager Business Services 0113 5350224.

 Job Description

Closing date: 30 April 10 am   Shortlisting: w/c 7 May    Interviews: w/c 14 May

 Please quote reference number WYJS:015-18 on your application.

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