Job Description

Trading standards officers are responsible for monitoring, promoting and maintaining safe and fair trading standards and for enforcing legislation that protects both the consumer and the law-abiding trader alike.Trading standards officers check that products, services and equipment match advertised specifications and comply with quality standards.

A large amount of time is spent away from the office meeting consumers and visiting premises such as shops, farms, food outlets, pubs, markets, importers, manufacturers and warehouses.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • writing reports
  • compiling records
  • gathering prosecution evidence
  • investigating complaints
  • managing junior staff
  • serving legal notices
  • providing evidence in court.



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.