Senior Development Officer

  • Cornwall Council
  • Bodmin, UK
  • 13 May, 2019
Full time Building Inspector Building Consultant Building Contractor Building Control Building Designer

Job Description

About the role & About us 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our ambitious Building Control team for a Senior Development Officer (Building Control Surveyor). Through the Building Regulations framework the team's primary role is to ensure the health, welfare and safety of people in and around buildings whilst furthering the conservation of fuel, power and water.

The team operates in a competitive market and the successful candidate will join a team whose aim is to provide a high quality tailored service to the businesses and communities of Cornwall. You will be working with the Plan Check team and Site Surveying team and will be involved with all matters related to making decisions on Building Regulations applications and statutory requirements of the Building Act 1984 and allied legislation.

In addition, you will assist with promoting the service to our customers.

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer 

About you

We are looking for a keen, customer focused candidate with proven experience of working in a Building Control environment.

You will have a Demonstrable wide ranging knowledge and understanding of the legislation and technical documents underpinning the Building Regulations, be proficient in effectively managing and prioritising workloads in pressurised situations, and have excellent customer and negotiation skills.

You will be able to contribute effectively to the productivity of the service and process work independently in a prompt and professional manner. 

You will be qualified with a relevant degree and be a Member of relevant Professional body- i.e.  RICS or CABE, although applications from persons eligible to become a Member are also welcome.

A full driving license is essential.

The normal duties of the role involve travel on a regular or occasional basis. It is a condition of employment that the role holder can exercise satisfactory travel mobility in order to fulfil the obligations of the role. For those journeys where an alternative form of transport is unavailable or impracticable the role holder will be required to provide a suitable vehicle



£28,047 - £35,229