An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Trading Standards Imports team at Thurrock Council. The role will involve working at Thurrock’s Ports and Border points to ensure unsafe items do not enter the UK. You will play a key role in delivering a high profile national project.
You should be a highly motivated individual and keen to learn, an excellent communicator with the ability to organise workloads and a strong team player.
You will have GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English (Grade C or above). You will hold a full manual driving licence. No previous experience is required as full training will be given.
We offer support and training for personal development within a friendly working environment.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Charlotte Edwards, Trading Standards Manager or Clare Cunningham, Senior Trading Standards Officer on 01375 652477.
Please be aware that Thurrock Council are undertaking a pay review which will affect the grading of this vacancy – full details will be provided at conditional offer stage to the preferred candidate
Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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