Senior Building Control Officer

£29,636 - £31,371 yearly
  • Harrogate Borough Council
  • Harrogate, UK
  • 05 Aug, 2020
Permanent   Building Control Strategy-Planning

Job Description


Post Number: PEC20
Grade: H Salary: £29,636 - £31,371 per annum
Hours: 37 per week

The Council’s newly created Place-shaping and Economic Growth service is looking for a range of proactive, creative and customer focussed officers to help to deliver sustainable, high quality homes and jobs across our diverse and characterful district.

This is an exciting time for the team with a new Local Plan in place, a new focus on housing and strategic site delivery and a key role in delivering many of the Council’s strategic priorities and projects.

Our office is a brand-new, attractive and welcoming working environment and we offer flexible and agile working supported with technology to make it seamless.  We offer a childcare voucher scheme, car and bicycle loans and leisure facility discounts.  Importantly, we are also keen to ensure we support your individual training and development needs.

We are a friendly and forward thinking team looking for likeminded professionals to join us in delivering our success.  If this sounds like you – we would like to hear from you. 

As a senior member of the Building Control team, you will be knowledgeable in carrying out Building Control functions at all competency levels, such as checking Building Control applications, site inspections and carrying out enforcement procedures.

You will carry out professional duties in order to ensure developments achieve compliance with the Building Regulations and associated Legislations, as well as liaising with internal and external contacts to ensure information exchange, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders.

In addition, you will use your extensive knowledge of Building Control to assist in the promotion of and commercial aims of the service.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Darren Sykes – Principal Building Control Officer on 01423 500600 (ext 56599)

Closing date for Applications:  23 August 2020 
Date of tests and interview to be confirmed

To apply, please visit Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team if you need further assistance.  If you are experiencing difficulty opening the link with your current web browser, please use an alternative to access the information.

Harrogate Borough Council requires all applicants to complete the council’s application form and attach their suitability statement and CV