Building Control Surveyor.63

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
07/11/2020 00:00
£27,905 - £31,371
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
West Hartford Fire Station and H.Q.
Closing date:
7 Nov
Further Information

Building Control Surveyor 
37 hours per week
This posts involves involves travel to construction sites throughout the area on a regular basis therefore you must be able to meet the transport requirements.

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
Assisting the Building Control Manager you will be responsible for the fulfilment of the Council’s statutory duty relating to health and safety of people in and around buildings, energy conservation and access of disabled persons, by ensuring that all works comply with the Building Regulations 2010 and associated legislation. You will provide professional advice to applicants in respect of all duties and requirements of the Building Act 1984 and its allied legislation. You will have responsibility for your own caseload of Building Regulation Applications/Full Plans/Building Notices and Regularisations submitted for approval and deal with this caseload within strict time limits and assessing their ability to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations and allied legislation.  You will investigate, report and implement appropriate action on unauthorised developments and initiate and implement any necessary legal proceedings or enforcement action to achieve the objectives of the Building Regulations and allied legislation

We are offering: -
A salary of £27,905 - £31,371 (Band 7)
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
Flexible working arrangements 

Essential requirements: -
You must have a good standard of general education demonstrating numeracy and literacy, knowledge of the main operational, procedural and practical issues relating to the BC service along with knowledge of current national laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and developments relating to building control and the ability to use IT to a standard sufficient to operate all in house systems. You should have  experience in building control or a closely related field, be able to communicate effectively and be able to understand building plans.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Gordon Dickson (Gordon.Dickson@northumberland.gov.uk) for an informal discussion  

Closing date 6 November 2020 at midnight

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; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 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 interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.