Senior Building Control Surveyor/Building Control Surveyor

£33,945 - £48,474 yearly
  • East Devon District Council
  • Devon, UK
  • 09 May, 2024
Permanent, Full Time Building Control

Job Description

We have an exciting and rare opportunity to join our friendly, supportive team of dedicated building control surveyors who share your passion for building safety and ensuring compliance, with the added bonus of working within one of the most beautiful parts of the country where driving between sites with the windows down past expansive views of green fields and glorious beaches on Devon’s Jurassic coast makes you smile every day!

So if you’re an experienced senior professional or a newly qualified building inspector looking to develop your career and join a forward thinking team who takes pride in delivering a first class service then we would like to hear from you.

In return we can offer a competitive local government package including:

  • Fully funded training and development opportunities and ongoing CPD provided, including enrolment on the new LABC MyCPD system to support career development and maintain your BSR registration
  • Professional fees and ongoing BSR registration fees
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with death in service cover
  • Additional employee benefits including bicycle purchase scheme
  • Flexible/mobile working

For more about working for East Devon District Council, visit

About you

With a degree in building surveying or other relevant discipline, corporate membership qualification in Building Control e.g. MRICS/MCABE/MCIOB, and being registered at Class 2, 3 or 4 with the Building Safety Regulator you will have a good practical understanding of primary building control legislation and enforcement processes and procedures and excellent IT skills.  You’ll also need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to influence and negotiate with tact and diplomacy and the ability to work on your own initiative.

A valid driving licence and your own car are essential as travel throughout the district will be required (reasonable adjustments may be possible according to the Equality Act).


For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Edis, Building Control Manager on 01395 517482 or email

To apply, please click “Apply Now”.

Closing Date: 26 May 2024

Interviews: Week ending 31st May 2024


£33,945 - £48,474 per annum