Runnymede Borough Council
Runnymede Borough Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Building Control Surveyor. The position is located within a fully staffed small friendly established team of qualified Level 6 Surveyors.
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.
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.
About the role
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.
Runnymede is an ambitious, passionate, and progressive council with a forward- thinking attitude and award-winning departments. As a Borough Council, we are committed to our four core values and goals which we demonstrate through our ongoing policies and projects. We are always keen to improve our services and welcome innovative and proactive individuals who are open minded and have a positive approach in supporting our vision.
Our modern offices, based in Surrey on the edge of London, are in Addlestone town centre and near the M25. Addlestone has a new cinema, Waitrose and gym within walking distance.
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.
In addition to a competitive salary, Runnymede Borough Council offers:
How to apply
We would welcome the opportunity to tell you more about the role. Please contact Samantha Hallam, Building Control Partnership Manager on or 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: 06 th August 2023 (23:55)
Interview date: TBC
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