Construction Project Officer.

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/01/2020 23:59
£24,313 - £26,999
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Blyth Civic Centre
Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

Construction Project Officer
37 hours per week 
This is a fixed term post for 12 months to cover a maternity leave  

The Council  
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here:  http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The role 
Your role is to provide a full architectural service for the council on all house improvement capital work under the control of a Project Manager. This work includes major repairs and internal improvements and redesign. You will provide technical advice and guidance to site operatives, tenants and other staff, to ensure the services provided are of the highest standards of customer care and provided in a cost effective manner. You will also ensure the quality of capital works by undertaking contract and post inspections and checking work undertaken in relations to contractors financial claims.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent with knowledge of building maintenance & housing management issues along with contract management and basic budgeting & financial procedures. You must have a working knowledge of building and planning regulations and experience of contract administration and building surveying.

This post involves daily site visits therefore you must be able to need the transport requirements. This post also involves working at height on scaffolding.

We are offering:

- A starting salary of £24,313 (Band 6)

- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)

- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

- Flexible working arrangements

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Alistair Cowie on (01670 623653) for an informal discussion.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.