Job details

Reference number - 2386 - 3036

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - Band 10  £34,787 - £38,813 p.a. plus 17% shift allowance

Job type/hours - Permanent, Full time 37 hours per week. 

Closing date - 5pm on Monday 17th June 2019

Portsmouth City Council 

The Regulatory Services team is responsible for the regulation of a wide range of functions all of which ensure the safety of our residents and the environment in which they live. The service includes regulation of clean air, food safety and standards, animal welfare, statutory nuisances, fair trading/rogue and fraudulent traders and age restricted sales amongst many others.

Your new role

The Principal Regulatory Services Officer is the senior investigator, regulator and decision maker of the Regulatory Services team and is responsible for the delivery of regulatory actions across the entire range of service functions particularly within trading standards and environmental health. 

You will typically deal with the organisation and delivery of timely reactive and proactive interventions and disposals in accordance with statutory obligations and service needs through the application of best practice advice from government, national institutions and regional expert working groups. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the law and this may involve interventions with food businesses, delivering licenses in respect to animal welfare and public protection as well as tracking and tackling scammers and rouge traders and investigating statutory nuisances. One week in five you will be required to work Mon - Sun 6pm to 2am to provide the Night Noise Service.

What you'll need to succeed

We're looking for an experienced regulatory officer who has exceptional interpersonal skills to be able to contribute positively to complex team discussions relating to legal processes, interpretation and appropriate consistent enforcement.

You will need to hold or be working towards a relevant professional qualification and have a proven track record of enforcement using PACE, CPIA and RIPA, demonstrating compliance with the various enforcement codes and knowledge and experience of how to gather admissible evidence.

If you meet the above critera and are looking for a new challenge please get in touch.

What you'll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours and a fantastic pension to a fully-fledged  rewards portal giving you access to a wide range of discounts at local businesses and high street stores. 


What next...

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the "Job Profile" to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role.

If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position. You can apply by post or email - use the 'How to apply' document below or apply online using our online form