Oxford City Council Oxford, United Kingdom
19 Jan, 2018Full time
The role Do you have an interest in buildings and construction and want a role where you can make a difference? If yes, then a career as a Building Control Surveyor may be for you. We have a career grade scheme that will provide opportunities for you to develop and learn on the job, including advancing your commercial awareness and your leadership and management skills. We are currently engaged with a wide range of build projects, including the £450 million Westgate retail development, numerous historical building works within the world famous Oxford Colleges and an extensive variety of developments ranging consisting of small and large scale domestic works and you could be part of this process. As a Building Control Surveyor your role will be to ensure that Building Regulations, associated legislation and statutory requirements are followed when domestic, mixed use and commercial buildings are designed, constructed, altered, extended or converted. You will be part of a team that delivers results while providing excellent customer service and dealing with a wide range of applications and associated construction projects. Interested in this fantastic opportunity? If so then we would love to hear from you. About us Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi award winning Council and in 2015 we secured Champion IiP status along with Overall IiP Employer of the Year 2015, demonstrating our commitment to our employees and their wellbeing. We also scooped the Association of Public Sector Excellence Council of the Year award in 2015 and the Municipal Journal Best Achieving Council prize in 2014. With over 1,200 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities now is a truly exciting time to be working in Local Government. We are all about going above and beyond to improve outcomes for local people, and you might be surprised at the range and quality of services we provide. What we offer 28 days holiday plus bank holidays (increases to 32 days after 5 years) Local Government Pension Scheme Staff offers including Vectis Card Subsidised Leisure Membership Discounted travel Flexitime (dependent on role) and home working opportunities Childcare Vouchers Cyclescheme Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Learning and Development Programme How to apply More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site. Applications for these vacancies should be made by answering the questions provided along with a copy of your CV and cover letter detailing how you meet the criteria. You will also need to complete a shortened application in for us to collect contact information. Note: If the questions and shortened application are not completed your CV and cover letter will not be submitted to the recruiting manager. If you have any queries about applying please call 01865 252848 . Note : For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history. Closing Date: 18 February 2018 Late applications will not be processed Interview Date(s): TBC For an informal discussion about the post please contact, Cleo Hooper on 01865 252247 or email email@example.com We want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the community we serve so we welcome applicants from all communities. Disabled Applicants who meet the essential criteria on the role profile will be invited to interview. Oxford City Council is not currently licensed as a sponsor and cannot employ migrant workers outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland under the Point Based System rules, issued by the UK Border Agency.