This is an exciting opportunity for a Weights and Measures qualified officer to join a busy and dedicated Trading Standards Team.

We are a dynamic team who achieve excellent results.

Being a DTS or equivalent qualified Weights and Measures Inspector, you will being joining us as one of our long-standing and valued TSO's retires.

You will act as the lead officer within the Team providing a high level of expertise in all the areas of Trading Standards, Investigation and Enforcement including work associated with Warrington's inland port.

Working with businesses and undertaking a broad range of inspections to ensure high compliance standards. Using innovative methods you will develop and deliver enforcement projects.

Having the ability and knowledge to investigate complex issues and deliver robust investigation files is a must. There is an expectation you will support other officers across the team to continually develop their skills. You will have an ability to prioritise competing demands, whilst possessing strong collaborative and team working skills with a commitment to customer care. 

If you are DTS or equivalent qualified we would welcome an application.

Please read the person specification before asking for an informal discussion. Email Linda Smallthwaite, Investigations and Enforcement Manager -

Key information

37 Hours per week


Location - 1 Times Square, Warrington

Key date

Closing date: 10 December 2021

DBS clearance is required.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer