East Northamptonshire Council
21 Sep, 2017Full time
Building Control Surveyor Grade 7 £30,919 - £35,445 per annum Planning Services East Northamptonshire is an attractive and varied district, located within an area of housing growth and significant development pressure. The growth ambitions of many local communities and central government, and market pressure for new homes and local affordable housing needs are all contributing to new opportunities and challenges for the Council’s Building Control function. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated Building Control professional to join a small and friendly but highly efficient department. Applicants should be fully committed and able to demonstrate their ability to deliver a first-class service within a very busy and competitive environment. East Northamptonshire Building Control are proud of the current market share we have been able to maintain for a number of years against outside influence. You will already have experience within the Building Control field. Considerable experience as a Building Control Surveyor in a Local Authority context is essential. You must also have a relevant qualification and be eligible for full membership of a recognised professional body. You will be able to manage your own work load and demonstrate good communication skills, along with clear recording of inspections undertaken, the ability to use your initiative and to work effectively with other departments across the Local Authority. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bryan Rance, Building Control Manager on 01832 742122 or Kerri Branson, Principal Building Control Surveyor on 01832 742126. To apply please visit our website via the Apply button. Closing date: Noon on Friday 13th October 2017 Interview date: Week commencing 30th October 2017 At East Northamptonshire Council, we believe that our staff members are our most valuable asset. We are committed to attracting and retaining the very best, and utilising all the talent and experience available. We recognise the importance of helping our employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements that enable them to balance their working life with other priorities. These include part-time working, home-working, compressed hours and job sharing. Our aim is to balance the needs of our customers and our employee expectations, so our normal office hours are 08:45-17:00 and we also offer a flexitime scheme to all permanent staff (with the exception of the staff in our Contact Centre). This means that you may work between the hours of 07.30 and 18.30 with your line manager's agreement; our core hours of work are between 10.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.00. In return, we ask all of our employees to be flexible to ensure the council meets customer needs and expectations.