Intelligence Officer

  • Bristol
  • Bristol City Council

Full Time, Fixed term until March 2023.

Bristol City Council’s Trading Standards Service is looking to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and forward thinking Intelligence Officer, based remotely to work across three Trading Standards Teams.

You will be joining some of the most innovative and leading Services within the profession and a nationally acclaimed Service working for Bristol City Council Trading Standards Service, Swindon Borough Council Trading Standards Service and the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team jointly hosted by Bristol City Council and Powys County Council.

You will have experience of secure data management and input, have knowledge of specialist intelligence software (i.e. the National Intelligence Database and / or other intelligence products and systems), understand the role of intelligence in enforcement operations (i.e. the National Intelligence Model), and be able to produce clear intelligence reports to lead our operational tasking.

You may be required to work outside core hours when necessary and weekend working as and when required.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

For permanent Bristol City Council employees, this post will be a secondment.

For employees who are currently on a fixed term contract with Bristol City Council, the secondment must not extend beyond the end of the fixed term period to ensure there is a substantive post to return to.

If you are currently a casual worker or a member of an employment agency (currently working with Bristol City Council) this post will be a fixed term contract.

**For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Saunders, Trading Standards Team Leader, on 0117 352 1010 or 07469 413110.