Salary details: Circa £22k
Tobacco and Alcohol Control Officer
Tobacco and alcohol related illness costs the economy of Doncaster millions of pounds each year and presents a clear health risk to our children and communities.
Doncaster Council Trading Standards as part of our Partnership working with Public Health are looking to recruit an enforcement officer with recent experience of practical in depth criminal investigations.
Enforcement is a vital part of any programme and the officer will be required to carry out inspections, test purchasing, surveillance and seizure of offending product. The successful candidate must have the ability to investigate and compile prosecutions and will be required to give evidence in court.
We are looking for a creative and driven individual to be part of our dedicated team to deliver a programme of enforcement action to reduce the availability of cheap and illicit tobacco and alcohol within the borough.
The officer will require a proven track record of collaborative working, with enhanced communication skills with an ability to maximise the incoming intelligence available to tackle those involved in this criminality.
Please note this position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check
For further information contact: Dave McMurdo Trading Standards Manager 01302 737522 or Stuart Jones Senior Trading Standards Officer 01302 862404.
Appointment will be subject to the Council obtaining a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Doncaster Council, please visit http://www.doncaster.gov.uk