020 8125 4321

(BF7486) Trading Standards Officer

Buckingham Futures
June 23, 2020
North London, United Kingdom
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Buckingham Futures are currently recruiting for a Trading Standards Officer on behalf of our client based in North London to  carry out routine and complex inspections, investigate complaints and carry out enforcement action as appropriate.


1. To maintain Local and working standards and testing equipment.

2. To organise the testing, verification and invoicing for weighing and measuring


3. To make test purchases, take samples and carry out screen tests within established


4. To maintain an up to date and comprehensive knowledge of all Trading Standards

legislation and issues.

5. To carry out directed surveillance on suspects as required and liaise with Covert

Human Intelligence Sources.

6. To provide advice to consumers on their rights and traders on all legal aspects of

trading standards legislation including Weights and Measures and best practice.

7. To identify, develop, assist and implement training of other officers in the service

including occasional training of staff outside Trading Standards who are charged with

enforcement duties.

8. To be personally responsible for the collection and safekeeping of any cash cheques

and goods seized during Trading Standards duties maintaining continuity of


Qualifications & Education


  1. Diploma in Trading Standards or equivalent.

Experience & Knowledge

  1. 2 years minimum post qualification experience of an enforcement role within Trading Standards
  2. Previous experience of enforcing weights and measures legislation
  3. Knowledge of criminal legislation relating to Trading Standards.

If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8125 4321 or email info@buckinghamfutures.com

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