Principal Building Control Officer (circa £41K)

  • Trafford Council
  • Trafford, UK
  • 28 Jun, 2019
Full time Building Inspector Building Consultant Building Contractor

Job Description

Principal Building Control Officer (circa £41K) 

Location - Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, M32 0TH

Trafford Council are committed to putting our customers first to provide a high quality service.  We are seeking a motivated individual who can make a difference to the Building Control service we provide. 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Principal Building Control Officer (Team Leader) who will supervise the team and deputise for the Service Manager.  In addition you will provide the full range of building control duties, be well organised and have a high level of professional ability.

About You

You will need to be a good communicator and negotiator and have the ability to deal with both professional individuals as well as members of the public who seek advice and who choose to use our service. 

You should have a degree or equivalent relevant professional qualification and be a corporate member of an appropriate professional organisation such as CABE, CIOB or RICS. 

You should also have experience of working with public and private sector bodies, investors, developers and other stakeholders.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual.  You will need to have excellent record keeping and communication skills as you will be interacting with businesses, the general public and other external agencies. 

About The Service

The service offers an interesting and sometimes challenging workload on standard domestic extension schemes through to experience on small and medium size commercial schemes. 

You will be joining the team at an exciting time as we have recently appointed three new Building Control Officers; this will be an ideal opportunity to help promote, develop and shape the new team.

Trafford’s Building Control team is part of the wider Regulatory Services Team that is based at Trafford Town Hall in Stretford. Trafford is a diverse and exciting place to work with excellent opportunities and varied workload. You will be joining a busy, friendly, and proactive team with opportunities to gain experience in a wide range of commercial settings. 

About Us 

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to personal and professional development and our working environment at Trafford Town Hall is exceptional.  We have a total reward package available including:- local government pension scheme, car lease scheme, generous annual leave scheme, option to buy back additional annual leave, flexi-time, agile working, employee recognition awards, celebrating success scheme and a comprehensive health and wellbeing strategy.

If you would like further information about this role please contact Phil Jackson, Building Control Manager, on 0161 912 3076 / philip.jackson@trafford.gov.uk 

To apply please send your CV and covering letter (stating how you meet the essential requirements we are looking for) to recruitment@trafford.gov.uk by 10am on Friday 19th July 2019.