Area Building Control Surveyor/ Senior Building Control Surveyor

  • Isle of Wight Council
  • Isle of Wight, UK
  • 11 Apr, 2019
Full time Building Consultant Building Contractor Building Control Building Designer

Job Description

SERVICE AREA:        Regeneration

POST TITLE:             Area Building Control Surveyor/ Senior Building Control Surveyor

POST NUMBER:        45006253

TEAM NAME:             Building Control

WORKPLACE:           Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport

SALARY:                    up to £45,450 (including out-of-hours stand-by allowance and recruitment incentive package).

HOURS:                     37 hours per week

                                    Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work fewer                             hours per week for pro-rata salary

CONTRACT TYPE:   Permanent

The Isle of Wight is a wonderful place to live, work and visit – and it’s only going to get better as the Isle of Wight Council presses forward with its regeneration programme and progresses its new local plan - the Island Planning Strategy. As an Area/ Senior Building Control Surveyor, you will play an important part in helping to deliver this vision whilst ensuring standards are met.

The iconic Isle of Wight landscape and coastal scenery often leads to the perception that life on the Island moves at a different pace to the rest of the country. However, the role of a Building Control surveyor on the Isle of Wight is varied and offers real challenges to enthusiastic surveyors. The service has a reputation for delivering a high quality customer focused service. We are the Building Control Service of choice for the vast majority of projects and each day throws up something new.

We are looking to recruit an Area/ Senior Building Control Surveyor. To meet the challenge, you will need to be enthusiastic and self-motivated with the ability to organise a broad and interesting workload efficiently and effectively and you will deal with the full range of Building Control work. If you are suitably qualified and experienced, you will also be responsible for the daily management of a small team of surveyors and assist in further developing the aims of the service.

To be considered for the role, you will ideally be qualified to degree level and hold Corporate Membership of a professional body (e.g. RICS) but applicants with a minimum qualification of HNC in Building Studies will also be considered. You will also have considerable Building Control experience. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills and a full clean driving licence and use of a car on a daily basis is essential.

In return, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and generous recruitment/ relocation package. We also offer a generous leave entitlement and you will be able to enjoy your leisure time within one of the most beautiful parts of the country – whether that’s surfing or building sandcastles on the golden beaches, sailing the Solent, walking unspoilt countryside or coastal paths or cycling the extensive network of cycle routes.

If you would like to get a taste of what it’s like to live on the Isle of Wight, please take a look at this short video

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Justin Biggs on 01983 823580.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at  

Closing Date: 7 May 2019.



up to £45,450 (including out-of-hours stand-by allowance and recruitment incentive package).