Assistant Building Control Surveyor

Brighton and Hove City Council
Brighton, East Sussex
£27,741 - £32,234
Closing date
23 Sep 2021

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Assistant Building Control Surveyor

Job introduction

Brighton and Hove Building Control are looking for a motivated and independent Assistant Building Control Surveyor. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of a fantastic team which is involved in an array building projects ensuring that building work in the City is carried out to minimum standards of safety, accessibility and sustainability.

Brighton & Hove is a unique, energetic, innovative and a centre for culture in the South East and is a great place to live, work and develop your career in Building Control. We are one of the busiest Building Control departments in the County and this role will be central to dealing with a range of exciting commercial and domestic projects in the city.

About the role

As part of the team you will be responsible for ensuring that building work is carried out to meet Building Regulations standards and that existing structures in the City are maintained in a safe condition. In Building Control, we are investing in our staff and aim to deliver a modern, positive and customer focused service in a competitive market.

You will have excellent experience and knowledge of the construction industry and preferably have an HNC or equivalent level of qualification. You should have excellent customer skills with the ability to convey complex technical matters in a clear manner to service users at all levels.

You will manage your own caseload of building projects and pre-application enquiries.  Negotiating and liaising with customers is an integral part of the role.

You will be able to do work largely at home whilst, as part of the COVID 19 recovery, you will be able to work at our base in Hove Town Hall on agreed days.

You will undergo training and development to carry out the full range of duties required.

For an informal discussion, please contact Mike Sansom, Building Control Manager at or 07770 410 035.

We highly recommend you read the ‘Statement Guidance’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the essential criteria within the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.

To apply for this post, please visit our website.

Closing date: 23 September 2021.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

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