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Senior Trading Standards Officer PO4

Job Description

Job Advertisement: Senior Trading Standards Officer

Location: Hackney Trading Standards Section

Salary: Pay Rate £26- £33.38 per hour

Hackney Trading Standards Section is seeking a forward-thinking Senior Trading Standards Officer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will play a vital role in ensuring compliance with a wide range of Trading Standards Legislation, particularly focusing on counterfeit goods and conducting prosecutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cover a wide range of Trading Standards functions when necessary, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability.
  • Work closely with local businesses to ensure compliance with trading standards legislation, promoting a fair trading environment.
  • Conduct prosecutions and handle cases related to counterfeit goods, ensuring the integrity of the marketplace.
  • Develop and manage a range of projects aimed at benefiting residents, businesses, and achieving national and local outcomes.
  • Utilise a creative and modern approach, combining prevention strategies with enforcement actions to protect and empower local residents.


  • Substantial relevant work experience within a trading standards environment.
  • Fully conversant with trading standards legislation, with a strong understanding of regulatory requirements.
  • Confident, self-motivated, and capable of working independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and deliver results in a dynamic environment.

Additional Information: This position offers a competitive PAYE Pay Rate of £26.14 per hour or Umbrella/Ltd Pay Rate of £33.38 per hour.

How to Apply: If you are a proactive and experienced Senior Trading Standards Officer looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference, please submit your CV and cover letter to For inquiries, please contact Lewis on 01772 208962