Alcohol & Tobacco Control Officer
Alcohol & Tobacco Control Officer required in East London.
Your new company
This East London based public sector organisation is currently looking to recruit an Alcohol & Tobacco Control Officer to join their trading standards team.
Reporting to the Principal Trading Standards Officer.
Your new role
As an Alcohol and Tobacco Control Officer you will be responsible for advising both consumers and traders on the requirements of the Alcohol and Tobacco Control legislation, preparing licensing reviews and attend relevant Committee meetings presenting evidence on behalf of the Head of Service and undertake the lead role in organising under age sales test purchasing exercises. Additional responsibilities include:
* To achieve agreed service outcomes and outputs, and personal appraisal targets, as agreed by the line manager.
* Carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Council's Health and Safety Policy and relevant Health and Safety legislation
* Produce, review and amend procedures and practice notes relating to the enforcement of age restricted product legislation
* To work in partnership with other Council Services and external partners to enforce tobacco and alcohol related legislation.
What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate you will have detailed knowledge of the Alcohol & Tobacco Control legislation and relevant legislation's covering illicit and counterfeit alcohol.
You will possess good communication skills and have the ability to explain legal matters to consumers and traders and have the ability to investigate possible breaches of legislation by determining the relevant facts and decide upon an appropriate course of action.
What you'll get in return
Competitive Market day rate
What you need to do now
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