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Vacancy Details

Senior Building Control Officer

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade I SCP 31-35 - £35,336 - £39,571 p.a.
Magdalen House
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/08/2022 at 23:55
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Sefton Council has big plans for the future and is gearing up for the challenges of climate change whilst facilitating economic recovery. We are looking for the right person to join our team to help us reach our ambitious goals for the benefit of the people of our Borough.  If you are dedicated and creative and can work well as part of the “One-Council” team, then this could be the right opportunity for you to develop your career. You will be involved in a range of exciting transformational projects and working as part of a busy team with an excellent reputation among our stakeholders of being responsive, proactive, innovative and customer focused.

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate to contribute to improvements in building quality through the application of the Building Regulations and associated legislation.

As a Senior Building Control Officer, you will play a key role within a team of surveyors and you will need to be qualified to degree level in a construction related discipline and have the ability to enroll for full Membership of a relevant Professional Institute (e.g. CABE, CIOB or RICS).  You will also require significant Building Control experience.

Your principal duties will include undertaking site inspections and plan vetting, in order to ensure compliance with the Building Regulations, together with the assessment of dangerous structures and safety at sports grounds.

The post will be based at our Magdalen House office in Bootle. We offer flexible working hours, casual car user allowance and 27 days annual leave (rising to 32 days after 5 years service).  Appointment within the salary range will be dependent on the knowledge, skills and competence of the applicants.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

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