Aylesbury Vale District Council Aylesbury, UK
01 Aug, 2018Full time
Calling all Experienced Building Control Officer’s Aylesbury Vale District Council is seeking a motivated and ambitious Building Control professional looking for a fresh challenge – Are you eager to grow your career in a forward thinking local authority? Are you looking to get involved in new and exciting projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level? Your new role We offer you the opportunity to join our Built Environment Team which has recently been restructured to provide improved resilience and enhanced career opportunities. Our aim is to become a top quartile performer, delivering high standards of customer service and development of a quality that we can be proud of. To assist us in achieving this we are growing our teams so we are ready to take on new challenges. You will handle building control case work and be an integral team member, ensuring the delivery of the Council’s objectives including the planning growth proposed in our emerging local plan. What you'll need to succeed You will have experience of supporting Principal Officers and Managers within the built environment to maintain a professional high standard of service throughout. You will have worked with a wide range of stakeholders and have a background in building control or construction, and have the ability to demonstrate skills in research, evaluation and preparing reports, notices and schedules, whilst having a clear and precise understanding relevant legislation and regulations. What you'll get in return Not only is this an excellent opportunity for your own personal development, in return we offer fantastic structured career progression and a chance to work on a range of strategic projects. You will earn a competitive salary with additional benefits that include generous holiday allowance, flexible working, Local Government pension scheme, free parking on site, smart modern offices and a local station with direct links to London. You will be working as part of a dynamic team, for an organisation that always seeks to promote from within and invest in staff through its internal training programmes. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Henry Allmand, Group Manager for Commercial & Built Environment Services via email@example.com On Monday 12 March it was announced by the government that the five councils in Buckinghamshire (including Aylesbury Vale District Council) may become a single unitary authority. Further details regarding the Minister’s ‘minded to’ decision are available on our website ( https://www.aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk/modernising-local-government ). Any changes made to the structure of local authorities in the county may affect council employees in the future but we do not anticipate any immediate impact. Changes are likely to take a period of time and will not affect all areas of the Council. If you have any further questions, please contact our recruitment team at firstname.lastname@example.org About You Customer focus & insight – You will ensure that our customers are the driving force behind everything that we do by having a strong commercial focus. You will provide excellent customer service, delivering value to all our customers. Delivering results – You will be accountable and aware of what our customers need. At every opportunity you will look for ways to continually improve the service provided to our customers, working within financial constraints. Maximising personal potential – You are constantly looking to develop and challenge yourself, maximising your personal potential and that of others. You will create opportunities and act with integrity to empower yourself and others, to be the best they can be. Building effective relationships – You will collaborate and build valuable relationships, internally and externally, to ensure the success of AVDC, by actively listening and communicating clearly with everyone you interact with. Innovating and adapting to change – You are forward thinking and solution focused, you are confident working with others to create, develop and implement new ideas. About Us AVDC is at the forefront of changing the way that local authorities work in the future. We have adopted a more commercial approach where we strive to generate income streams and find more cost effective ways of operating. Our vision is to secure the economic, social, and environmental wellbeing of the area. Our aim is to create more business opportunities, so that ultimately we can ‘give back’ to the community. We already have success in providing extra home and garden services for sale to residents under the Limecart brand, and the business support services we offer under the Incgen brand. We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic, family friendly place to work. We promote flexible working with many opportunities for learning and development, along with an attractive benefits package. We have a state of the art head office at The Gateway, with easy access and free parking. As an ambitious council with a strong culture based on clearly defined values, underpinned by a Commercial Behavioural Framework, we are looking for enthusiastic, commercially minded, motivated people to be part of our team. Closing Date: 30th of September To apply please click the 'apply' link.