Career Grade Building Control Surveyor
  • Employer: Uttlesford District Council (Essex)
  • Reference: UDCE/23/240479
  • Published: Mon 15/05/2023, 11:43 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/06/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Career Grade 4-8 £24,496 to £41,496 (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Uttlesford Area, Essex

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Career Grade Building Control Surveyor

We are committed to investing and developing our team and making use of our apprenticeship levy funding to do so.  As such, we are seeking a building surveyor from school leaver level (A Level etc) up to senior level (3+ years’ experience) to join our team.  Uttlesford has a thriving construction industry and provides a wide variety of experience including Listed Buildings, domestic, commercial, housing and Stansted Airport projects.


Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be involved in a wide range of building surveying work, (depending on experience and future accreditation).

To join at the higher grades, you will either have a relevant degree, diploma or building control experience and be committed to achieving compulsory registration as a licensed building control inspector.  At the entry grade you will be eligible for, and willing to work towards a building surveying degree on day release.  At the career grade level, we will support your learning and development and progression through the career grades with a starting salary potential of £24,496 to £37,261.  At the senior level we will appoint from £38,296.


You will be self-motivated, analytical and a great communicator.  The role involves daily site inspections, with some time in-office and homeworking.  You will therefore need a full driving licence and have your own transport.  At all grades you will be fully supported with professional learning and development.


Benefit package for the above post includes:

  • Hybrid Working
  • Generous paid holidays
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Development opportunities
  • Contributory Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Vine extras – Employee discount scheme
  • 1 x paid professional subscription per annum
  • Free Car Parking




Uttlesford District Council is an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from all.  We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.


For an informal discussion about this post, please contact John Farnell 01799 510538 or Roy Gillard 01799 510535.


To find out more and apply please visit


Closing date for completed applications is Monday 5 June 2023.

It is intended that interviews will be held on Wednesday, 14 June 2023.


CVs will not be accepted.




How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs

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