Employer verified_user Nottingham City Council
Salary £20,661
Hours Full Time , Hours per week - 37
Contract Permanent
Type Job
Role Trading Standards Officer
Closing date 22/03/2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, confident individual to join a small & friendly Trading Standards team, which is recognised for its excellent working partnerships, being in a unique position based in a City Centre police station.

Starting salary is £20,661 rising to £21,962 on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period.
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working.

We are an exceptionally busy team, with no two days being the same, so you will enjoy lots of variety whilst supporting & assisting other members of the team.  This is a great opportunity to be part of a team that is committed to improving the quality of life for citizens, businesses and visitors to Nottingham.
So, do you have the qualities we need?
-A professional, calm and positive manner
-An ability to be sensitive but remain objective
-Effective communication and listening skills
-The ability to work in a team, but equally under your own initiative
-The skills to deal with people from different backgrounds
-Excellent written & IT skills, with a high attention to detail
-A willingness to learn about the role of the Trading Standards Service
-A commitment to putting the citizen at the heart of all aspects of our work
The recruitment process will be in two parts:-

1)  Written assessment test
2)  Formal interview
The post is subject to full Police vetting.


  • Experience of general office administration, ability to prioritise workload and possess excellent organisational skills
  • High level of customer service skills in all communications methods, in particular with vulnerable people
  • Excellent IT skills, with an ability to create and maintain accurate records
  • Ability to cope under pressure and meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to deal with any verbal or written conflict tactfully and diplomatically
  • Flexible team player
  • Pass and maintain Nottinghamshire Police Vetting check
Apply now The first step is simply to register your interest - you don’t need your CV to hand just yet