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Senior Building Control Surveyor
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/7482/5486
  • Published: Mon 13/01/2020, 13:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/02/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £35934 - £38813 plus allowances
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

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Senior Building Control Surveyor

Job introduction

Join a friendly and supportive team of Building Control Surveyors in Brighton & Hove and bring your experience, skills and customer focus to help shape our service going forward.

About the role

Grade: NJC M10
£35,934 to £38,813 plus Market supplement of £3000 per annum

You will be responsible for working in a small geographical area with the opportunity to be involved in more significant projects. You will have the freedom to manage your own work to suit the needs of your customers.

So bring your creativity, ambition, skills, and experience, and join us in enabling our global city to thrive.

You should ideally be

1)  a practical problem solver

2)  able to share your knowledge and experience

3)  able to understand the requirements of good customer service

You should have significant experience in Building Control and preferably be a member of a recognised professional body.

Contact details

For further information, please contact Mike Sansom, Building Control Manager on (01273) 292188 or

We highly recommend you read the guidance on how to ‘Maximise your chances’ 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.

Why work for Brighton & Hove City Council?

It’s for good reason that the City of Brighton & Hove has been named as one of the happiest places in the UK. With its stunning location between the sea and the South Downs National Park, excellent connections to the capital, vibrant culture, rich heritage, and diverse communities, there’s something for everyone. Working for Brighton & Hove City Council means that you’re able to play your part in making the city a fantastic place to live, work and visit.

We believe in creating an environment where everyone supports each other to develop, learn and achieve their full potential. Our employees should reflect the city’s diverse communities and we want you to bring your different views and experiences.

The staff we employ are our biggest asset and we want them to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer a range of rewards and benefits for our staff - to make their experience of working a good one.

Benefits include:
Competitive salaries
Access to local government pension scheme
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 29 days after 5 years)
Development opportunities such as training courses and staff apprenticeships
Family friendly benefits including flexi-time, part-time, job-share, compressed working hours as well as the ability to work from home
Tax free benefits such as our cycle to work scheme and Childcare voucher scheme
Travel loans
Local discounts for leisure, lifestyle and entertainment throughout the city

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

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.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

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