Regulatory Compliance Officer - West Yorkshire Trading Standards



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Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of West Yorkshire Trading Standards.

Regulatory Compliance Officer – Business Growth and Regulation

Job Ref: WYJS:39-23

Based at Morley, Leeds

West Yorkshire Trading Standards is recruiting to continue to provide comprehensive support to West Yorkshire businesses and consumers. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work in our Business Growth and Regulation team to provide regulatory services focussing on consumer product safety, age restricted sales, the car trade, and Primary Authority Partnerships.

Part of West Yorkshire Joint Services, you would be working in an organisation serving the five District Councils of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, and Wakefield.

Previous trading standards/regulatory compliance experience is desirable, but not essential, as full on the job training will be provided to the right candidate. We would welcome applications from partly qualified Trading Standards Officers  or those holding a standalone investigation qualification covering PACE 1984, criminal investigations and legal process.

We offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements, excellent annual leave entitlement and a Local Authority pension scheme with employer contributions.

Please be advised that the position will be subject to a DBS criminal record check.  All candidates are advised to read the attached job description prior to making an application.

For more information about the role, how to apply and what it’s like to work at Joint Services please see our West Yorkshire Joint Services website .

Interview Dates: 15th December 2023

For an informal discussion about the post please contact: 

David Mullins – Team Manager ( Tel: 0113 535 0000 or

David Strover – Trading Standards Manager, (

Applications from agencies or CVs will not be accepted.

West Yorkshire Joint Services is an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity in the workplace for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/ belief and marriage and civil partnerships.