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Senior Building Control Surveyor
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 2091DM
  • Published: Thu 14/07/2022, 14:38 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/08/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,525 to £54,646 (Inclusive of Market Supplement) Salary and supplement dependent on experience and skills
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Runnymede Borough Council, Surrey

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Senior Building Control Surveyor

Following internal promotions, an exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Building Control Surveyor. The position is located within a fully staffed small friendly established team of qualified Level 6 Surveyors, and will function within a newly formed partnership in Northwest Surrey.

You will ideally be fully qualified, however consideration will also be given to suitably experienced staff working towards a recognised qualification, for which the council will provide the necessary support. The successful candidate will be expected to manage and be responsible (with the assistance of the Principal Surveyor) for all Building Control related works within a defined geographical area within the borough.

The Council aspire to provide a quality customer focussed service, have been QA accredited for a number of decades and you will be expected to work within this culture. As with many Building Control jobs, the post will be mostly home based, with weekly office duty and daily site visits.

The primary duties of the post will be examination and determination of plans in accordance with KPI time periods, daily site inspections, enforcement of Building Regulations, attendance and management of dangerous structures and demolition sites.

We are seeking applicants with a good level of literacy, numeracy and strong IT skills; together with the ability to make clear concise and accurate decisions under pressure. You will ideally be a member or working towards membership of RICS, CABE or CIOB, and a current full driving licence and access to a car for business purposes are required.

In addition to a competitive salary, Runnymede Borough Council offers:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Health care scheme (after 3 years service)
  • Payment of professional fees
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Where applicable, a relocation benefits package and mortgage/rental equalisation scheme

Our modern offices, based in Surrey on the edge of London, are in Addlestone town centre which is on the main line to London Waterloo and with easy access from the M3 and M25.

Access to free parking for part of the week is also available and wellbeing activities such as yoga, led walks and table tennis take place on site and gym facilities are located nearby. Addlestone also has a new cinema, restaurants and a Waitrose within walking distance. 

We would welcome the opportunity to tell you more about the role. Please contact Samantha Hallam, Building Control Partnership Manager, via  to arrange a call back to find out more.

A Job Description, Person Specification and details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available on our website.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: Sunday 5th June 2022 (midnight)