Senior Development Officer (Building Control

£28,608 - £35,933 yearly
  • Cornwall Council
  • Chy Trevail, Bodmin, United Kingdom
  • 30 Jul, 2020
Permanent   Building Inspector Building Control

Job Description

Cornwall is a fantastic place to live and work, with a rich heritage, spectacular countryside and coastline. An exciting opportunity has now arisen within our ambitious and vibrant Building Control team for a Senior Development Officer (Building Control Surveyor). Through the Building Regulations framework, the team's primary role is to ensure the health, welfare and safety of people in and around buildings whilst furthering the conservation of fuel, power and water. 

The team operates in a highly competitive marketplace and we aim to provide a high-quality tailored Building Control service to the businesses and communities of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Initially you will be working predominately in the site surveying team, however the role is flexible and may also involve work with our plan checking team.

You will be involved with all matters related to making decisions on Building Regulations applications and the statutory requirements of the Building Act 1984 and allied legislation. In addition, you will assist with promoting the service to our customers and training junior members of staff.  

We are looking for a keen, customer focused candidate with proven experience of working in a high quality Building Control environment. You will have demonstrable wide ranging knowledge and understanding of the legislation and technical documents underpinning the Building Regulations, be proficient in effectively managing and prioritising workloads in pressurised situations and have excellent customer focus and negotiation skills.

You will be able to contribute effectively to the productivity of the service and undertake work independently in a prompt and professional manner in accordance with our ISO quality assured procedures. 

You will be qualified with a relevant degree and be a full member of a relevant professional body- i.e. RICS,CABE, or CIOB.You must be prepared to undertake continuing development and competency assessment in line with expected future regulatory requirements.

A full driving license is essential. 

Whilst the role is ideally based in Bodmin, your work base is negotiable. 

A relocation package is potentially available to the successful candidate.

The normal duties of the role involve travel on a regular basis. It is a condition of employment that the role holder can exercise satisfactory travel mobility in order to fulfil the obligations of the role. For those journeys where an alternative form of transport is unavailable or impracticable the role holder will be required to provide a suitable vehicle

If you'd like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact either Richard Rowe, Chris Stanbury or Neil Read on 01872 224792

 Please view the role profile, your application will need to demonstrate how you meet the required criteria.

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