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Building Control Surveyor

Employer
Leicester City Council
Location
City Hall, Leicester
Salary
£25,481 - £34,728 + great pension scheme
Closing date
17 Oct 2021
Reference
LCC01994

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Sector
Property, Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Specialism
Building Control, Construction
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Building Control Surveyor

Location: City Hall

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £25,481 - £34,728

Total benefit value (includes pension
contribution and full holiday entitlement): £47,354

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: 17th October 2021

Play a key role in keeping the people and buildings of leicester safe

This role would suit a surveyor who is looking to limit their travel across the country due to our site visits being restricted to in and around the City. A great opportunity to really support a good work life balance.

On top of a competitive salary, you’ll be enrolled to our generous pension scheme which we’ll contribute up to £7,429 per year. In addition, you’ll receive a substantial holiday entitlement, ability to work remotely and paid business mileage.

We’ll be holding interviews week commencing 27th September.

Your role

From assessing building works and monitoring dangerous structures and demolitions, to liaising with the fire service, you’ll help protect communities across Leicester. In this challenging and varied role, you’ll be involved in proactive site visits, enforcing building works regulations and advising everyone from the general public to architects, engineers and public service agencies on all aspects of building safety. With a strong focus on health and safety, you’ll also enjoy the chance to influence sustainable developments and environmental improvements. How? By ensuring relevant policies are implemented and all building works are designed to save fuel and power.

What you'll need

You’ll be an experienced surveyor with proven knowledge of building control and a strong understanding of building regulations, particularly relating fire safety. With the ability to deal with people at all levels, from a range of organisations, you’ll be open to new ideas, with the flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing priorities to meet deadlines. 

Together, we are Leicester

As the unitary authority for the largest city in the East Midlands, at Leicester City Council we’re committed to using our creativity and drive to improve the lives of the 348,000 people who call Leicester home. We take decisions that affect people across our city every day in areas from social services and housing to roads and leisure facilities. From transport and education to major developments and improvements. From attracting businesses to Leicester, creating jobs for our people through to encouraging investments. Join us and you’ll help to improve the lives of everyone who lives and works in Leicester.

For an informal chat about this opportunity, please email bernard.saunders@leicester.gov.uk or call 0116 454 3161.

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at out benefits calculator.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.

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