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Specialist - Building Control 2128

Salary: £36,371 - £40,578 Plus a Market Supplement of £4,000, a Golden Hello of £3,000 for new employees

Job Type: Permanent

Hours 37

Closing Date:

Job ref: 2128


Take the next step in your career

We have an exciting opportunity for Building Control Specialists to join us. Apply now and become a valued member of the Building Control team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Job Title: 2 x Specialists – Building Control

Salary: Grade 7, £36,371 - £40,578

Plus a Market Supplement of £4,000, a Golden Hello of £3,000 for new employees

Hours: 37 per week 

What you can expect from us… 

  • An opportunity to be part of ‘one team’ coming together to develop even better ways of working
  • A flexible approach to working arrangements to help you achieve a greater work/life balance
  • A generous annual leave entitlement and the ability to purchase further leave
  • A significant employer contribution towards your LPGS defined benefit scheme pension pot 

What we’re looking for… 

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly self-motivated qualified Building Control professionals to work within the Building Control discipline of our Service Delivery Specialist Team. 

You must be committed to delivering excellent customer focussed service whilst performing your main duties which will include examination of plans, site inspections, keeping accurate records, enforcement of legislation and dealing effectively with dangerous structures.

The successful candidate should be an excellent team player who is experienced, enthusiastic, and able to manage their own workload, work under pressure to deadlines and use their own initiative with minimal supervision. 

You will have a degree (or equivalent) in Building Control or be qualified by strong relevant professional experience either working within a Local Authority or Approved Inspector Building Control Team.  You should hold a recognised professional qualification (e.g. MRICS/MCABE/MCIOB). 

You should have excellent knowledge of the relevant technical guidance and current legislation and be able to deal with complex and technically challenging commercial and residential cases. 

Working in a friendly and agile environment there may be occasions where you will be supporting the close relationship we have with our service delivery partners. We encourage personal and professional development and facilitate innovative thinking. 

Please contact Helen Morris, People Manager, Service Delivery on 01935 462033 should you wish to discuss these roles in more detail.

Closing Date: 14th October 2022

Interview Date:  TBC

Job Reference: 2128

In the application please give details of any conflict of interest that could impact either the recruitment process or your employment with South Somerset.

We promote and value diversity in the workplace and welcome diverse applicants. We are committed to applying our equal opportunities policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or pregnancy or maternity.

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