Pay Apply Report

Building Control Officer

Contract 18 month fixed term
Hours 18.5 hours per week
Salary / pay £29,636 - £31,371 (pro rata)
Closing date Friday 8 November 2019 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held in the week commencing 25 November 2019
Department People and Place 

Job summary

This is a key time for our organisation and we need people who are fully committed to helping us realise an important point of growth. We’re looking for someone who is able to play a key role in promoting the service and helping us achieve our commercial aims. 

As we strive towards setting new standards in building control, we rely on our Building Control Officers to be the driving force behind the service we provide. You’ll have the support, resources and knowledge of your colleagues but will also be confident working independently, including out of hours. 

Working from Penrith offices as well as remotely, you will use your expertise to ensure that all applications and subsequent works are fully compliant with relevant legislation and policy.    As a key member of our team, you’ll provide a high quality, professional building control service on a wide range of projects, carrying out thorough site inspections and assisting on-site workers, providing clear guidance and advice. You must also hold a Higher National Certificate (or equivalent) in Building.

Job description

Building Control Officer (PDF: 78.5Kb / 5 pages)

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All applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

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Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Disability confident employerDisability Confident employer

As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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