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Senior Building Control Surveyor

East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing Date
01 November 2021 09:00 AM
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  • £36,922 - £40,876 per annum
  • 37 hours per week
  • Permanent
  • Based in Lowestoft or Melton.

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional to take on this challenging role as part of the Ipswich and East Suffolk Building Control Partnership. Reporting to a Building Control Team leader, you will be an experienced Building Control professional, committed to delivering and improving the high-quality Building Control Service we pride ourselves on providing.

The position is based at our Lowestoft offices, but could include work across the partnership areas of Ipswich and East Suffolk. The Building Control team are fully equipped to work remotely which allows and encourages surveyors to work from home or any other desired location.

You will be responsible for the delivery of Building Regulation requirements and related services within a geographic area, but will be flexible enough to support other areas as required. Your role will also include administration of demolition and dangerous structure legislation, including out of hours emergency cover, as well as supporting corporate projects.

You should be a full member of the RICS, MCABE or CIOB with considerable experience working in a building control area with evidence of a high level of performance. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as being experienced in plan examination and site inspection relating to Building Regulation applications. A high level of customer care and the ability to develop new business opportunities will be essential in order to maintain our self-financing service.

Why work for us?

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council and to hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work, take a look at our video.

Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Great opportunities for training and development
  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays)
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Free car parking (for when you are working in the office)
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the majority of our teams are working from home and there are strict social distancing measures in place for the limited number of staff working from our offices. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were the successful candidate, please contact the recruiting manager listed at the bottom of this advert.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Mark Harvey, Building Control Partnership Manager on (01502) 523061, 07768 423887 or via email: mark.harvey@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

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