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.
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