Senior / Principal Building Surveyor

£36,615 - £46,535 yearly
  • Maidstone Borough Council
  • Maidstone, UK
  • 16 Oct, 2020
Permanent,   Full Time   Building Control Building Surveyor

Job Description



Pride in our Borough: A Borough that works for everyone

Maidstone Borough Council is a progressive and pro-active local authority, located less than an hour from central London, with strong ambitions for the future of Kent’s County Town and its surrounding countryside. This makes us an ideal proposition for Surveyors wishing to apply their previous experience to our town and country environment.

The large, historic County Town offers a unique and diverse context and we’re the first borough in Kent that falls outside the Metropolitan Green Belt, making us an attractive place for investment and future development. We therefore work on a varied canvas - embracing growth whilst maintaining our local heritage and identity.

A vacancy has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Senior/Principal Building Surveyor to join our successful, high profile team of surveyors based in Maidstone Town Centre, the County Town of Kent.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior / Principal Building Control Surveyor to help with the day to day management duties of our small but busy Team.

You will be supporting the Building Control Team to operate the service and maintain and enhance our high standards of service delivery and customer care, and to ensure customer requirements and performance targets are met.  In addition, you will also be responsible for the normal building control duties in your own area.

We are looking for a surveyor who is committed to delivering a first class customer orientated service and have the ability to promote our service in a busy competitive market place. With extensive experience in building control and who is looking to develop their management and professional skills and to contribute to the future development of our service.

The successful candidate should be a professional member of RICS, CABE or CIOB and hold a full UK driving licence.

For further information or to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Robert Wiseman – 01622 602150

Working in Maidstone you’ll have the opportunity to develop your skills and experience within an organisation that prides itself on supporting its staff. We encourage all types of vocational and technical training & qualifications, including management and leadership programmes. As part of our succession/career planning, you will be given the time away from work to study and develop your career. In addition to learning & development, we also offer many flexible working opportunities, including flexi time, nine-day fortnight, compressed hours, part-time working and home mobile working

We welcome applications from outside of the region and if the successful candidate is able to relocate, a generous relocation package may be available up to £9,500 for costs incurred due to travelling, disturbance and removals.

To apply for the position please visit and complete the online application form.

Closing Date:  01st November 2020

Interview Date:w/c 9th November 2020

Career Grade 11 / 12 –£36,615 -£46,535 (dependent on experience) + £ 5,000.00 Market Supplement + Car Allowance up to £1,239

Council Benefits:  career average pension scheme, professional fee payment, flexible working (including opportunities for home working and job share), employee benefits package and generous leave entitlement.