Hours: 37 hours per week (part time welcomed)
Contract: Fixed term for 9 months or until the postholder’s return if earlier
Working in Building Control at North Somerset Council is a great place to balance a rewarding career with a quality home life. Located south of Bristol, it’s rural area with access to the coast and the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have a thriving business sector with Bristol Airport and several large towns including Portishead and Weston-super-Mare, that all provide work on complex commercial schemes, in addition to our ambitious place-making programme with development and regeneration firmly at the heart of it.
This is fixed term maternity cover post for 9 months is an opportunity to continue your career with the option to work part time at an organisation that values the need to balance work and home life. Other benefits include flexible working such as ‘compressed hours’ (which allows more days off work whilst maintaining a full-time salary), generous leave and pension benefits, support from a team of friendly professionals, ongoing training and working within a modern and forward-looking organisation.
It will be your job to undertake the assessment of building regulation applications to ensure works on site comply with prescribed technical standards and approved details.
This career grade post is an excellent opportunity for both recently qualified and more experienced building control surveyors alike, who can demonstrate their competency to work unsupervised on domestic projects from the first day of employment. The starting salary will be dependent on your ability to demonstrate your competency to work on domestic and non-domestic projects (LABC Competency Matrix).
In May 2021 we were the first team in the country to pass an external quality management recertification audit by Alcumus ISOQAR and have so much to offer excellent individuals, who that are customer focused and have great communication skills!
Apply now to join a group of likeminded, professionals who are dedicated to helping people and business thrive within quality developments.
For an informal discussion, please contact Jason Beale, Building Control and Service Development Manager on 01934 426 011.
Anticipated interview date: Friday 07 January 2022
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer and designated as Disability Confident Leaders for the extensive support we provide to our valued staff. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.