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Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
£18,582 - £19,952 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Trainee Trading Standards Officer  PKC08941
£18,582 - £19,952 Fixed Term (for 4 years)
Pullar House, Perth PH1 5GD

This post offers a rare opportunity to gain experience and qualifications to become a qualified professional Trading Standards Officer. This will involve working and studying within the Chartered Trading Standards Institute’s Qualification Framework.

The successful candidate will undertake four years of study, examinations and gaining practical experience. Working within Perth and Kinross Council’s Trading Standards Team, part of the larger Regulatory Services Team, the post holder will, as well as working and studying for qualification, perform the functions of a Trading Standards Assistant.

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level, most probably in a Legal, Scientific or an Engineering subject, however any Higher Education qualification will be considered.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Niall Smith, Principal Officer Trading Standards on 01738 476483.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.