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Trading standards job opportunities

Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards is an award-winning service and considered to be one of the leading authorities to work in. We are an innovative service and following an internal restructure we have a number of exciting career opportunities available.

We are based in two locations, one at Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire and the other at Redhill in Surrey. We have three teams which are Business, Protection and Regulation who all work across both locations.

Our Trading Standards service exists to:

  • protect individuals, communities and businesses from harm and financial loss
  • help business to thrive by maintaining a Fair Trading environment
  • improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities
  • fulfil the our statutory responsibilities to deliver consumer and public protection services across Buckinghamshire and Surrey

What careers are available?

We have positions available in all of our teams.

In our Business and Protection teams we have Senior Trading Standards Officer opportunities. These roles are ideal for qualified and experienced officers who are seeking to continue their careers and use their breadth and wealth of knowledge and experience in exciting new ways.

In all three teams we have Trading Standards Officer opportunities. These roles are suited to officers who have begun their career journeys within the Trading Standards profession and are seeking to continue their development. These roles may be appropriate for colleagues from other disciplines, including other regulators such as the RSPCA, the Police or HMRC for example, or from social services.

We have a variety of administrative roles to support our professional colleagues across the teams and an opening for a trainee who will be new to the Trading Standards profession. Beginning their career journey with us they will be fully supported throughout their development. We are also able to offer the newly created Regulatory Compliance Officer Apprentice as an alternative way to begin a regulatory career with us.

Benefits of working for Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards

Working in Trading Standards provides you with a broad understanding and transferable skills in a variety of matters including animal health, food law, protecting vulnerable people, legal processes and how businesses operate.

A career in Trading Standards gives you the opportunity to make a big a difference to local residents and communities.

All staff are employees of Surrey County Council who provide a wide range of staff benefits. For more information please visit the Surrey job section.

Open evenings

Why don't you come along and have an informal discussion with us, meet some of our staff and gain an understanding of some of the work that we do?

We will be available on Wednesday 18 July between 4pm and 6.30pm in our Redhill based office at Consort House, Redhill, RH1 1YB. Or alternatively on Thursday 19 July between 4pm and 6.30pm in our Aylesbury based office at County Hall, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1UP.

If you would like to find out more information please contact Gina Green, Trading Standards Manager on 01296 388771 or 07983 463562 or via email at gina.green@bucksandsurreytradingstandards.gov.uk

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