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Building Control Surveyor / Assistant Building Control Surveyor

Guildford Borough Council
£31,960 - £49,938 (Plus £5k Market supplement) (annually reviewed in April each year)
Closing date
12 Feb 2023

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Building Control, Construction
Business Type
Public Sector

Guildford Borough Council Building Control have an opportunity for a Building Control Surveyor/ Assistant Building Control Surveyor to join their dynamic team.

Successful candidates should be professionally qualified MRICS, MCABE or equivalent, or be working towards becoming qualified, and should be educated to A level standard/NVQ 3.  A building related degree is desirable.

You should have a good working experience within the construction industry (Building Control experience desirable), a sound technical knowledge of building practices and current building legislation – dependent on applicable position.

You should have a positive attitude to change, be an effective communicator and be able to form productive working relationships.

This position offers:

  • an attractive salary
  • excellent training and career development opportunities 
  • car user allowance or a subsidised lease car option
  • payment of an appropriate professional subscription
  • access to an attractive local government pension scheme
  • generous leave entitlement
  • flexi time
  • agile working 
  • on-site parking available 

You must hold a full UK driving license and have access to your own or subsidised car to carry out this role.

A basic DBS check will be required for the successful candidate prior to appointment.

If you are interested in this role and would like an informal discussion, please call Trevor Durant on 01483 444693 or David Parsons on 01483 444697.

If you wish to apply for this role please visit

Closing date: Sunday 12 February 2023.

Date of interviews to be confirmed.

About Guildford

Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business, education, shopping and culture set in beautiful countryside that includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy. The town’s geographical location provides excellent transport links in all directions, London is just 30 minutes away on the train and the town is well-served by frequent bus routes and subsidised Park and Ride facilities.  All of this contributes to a quality of life that attracts many people to live, work in and visit Guildford.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment.  To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.

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