Building Control Surveyor

  • Penna
  • Shefford, UK
  • 02 May, 2018
Full time Building Control Building Surveyor Government

Job Description

Building Control Surveyor
£31,835- £34,735 per annum, pro rata + £3,500 market supplement for suitable qualified and experienced candidates
37 hours per week
Based at Priory House, Shefford


More about the role: Building Control Surveyor

An opportunity to join the Building Control Team at Central Beds, to carry out building control plan appraisal, site inspections and enforcement.  This role helps support the growth agenda for Central Beds by delivering safe and secure buildings throughout our urban and rural district.  The team covers a busy area and there’s a variety of residential and commercial projects to deal with and support for training and development and to gain full qualification. 

We’re interested in talking to qualified, part qualified or studying candidates about how they can contribute to the team, serve our customers, enforce building regulations and develop their building control career.

Ideally, we’re looking for candidates with previous building control experience and qualifications but we’ll consider candidates that are have experience and training or have studied building control, building surveying, construction and similar backgrounds.  The role involves appraising building control applications for building regulation compliance and compliance checks and compliance advice on site.  Dealing with the public, builders, homeowners, developers, solicitors, insurers, designers, consultants, engineers and architects, fire service and police both face to face, on site and on the phone/email.  You’ll need good communication skills and an ability to express complex technical content succinctly and appropriately to differing audiences.

If you’re up for a challenge, if you are qualified MRICS/CABE or similar, working towards this qualification or have the equivalent skills and experience to join the team to help us to continue to deliver our LABC national Building Excellence award winning service and award winning projects, please get in touch.  We offer flexible and agile working and for the right candidates we offer a market supplement.

Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’, come and join our team and find your greatness.

 Closing Date: 30th May 2018

To apply please visit

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Samantha Holder at  or on 0300 300 5507

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at 

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.

If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.


Job Function

Building-Construction Inspection  


£31,835- £34,735 per annum, pro rata + £3,500 market supplement for suitable qualified and experienced candidates