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Senior Building Control Surveyor
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/7482/14223
  • Published: Wed 04/08/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 23/09/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: 36922 - 39880 (plus £3,000 market supplement)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 3BQ

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Senior Building Control Surveyor

Job introduction

Brighton and Hove Building Control are looking for an experienced Building Control Surveyor looking to take their career to the next level.

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

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.

The ideal candidate will be technically astute, organised, and self-motivated and will have experience and competence in the following areas:

  • Building control site inspections and recording inspection details on a data base
  • Working with Developers and Builders to ensure the works are in accordance with Building Regulations, advising clients on technical matters –offering technical advice and guidance
  • Managing own workload
  • Plan checking for compliance with the building regulations
  • Appropriate knowledge and understanding of the Building Regulations, associated legislation, and construction standards.

You will ideally be full member or working towards chartership of a professional organisations such as RICS / CABE, or CIOB

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.

This position is in receipt of a £3000 market supplement

For an informal discussion, please contact Mike Sansom, Building Control Manager - 07770 410035

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.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours 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 Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

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.