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Principal Building Control Surveyor

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Ipswich Borough Council
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£42,683 - £44,632 pa
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Full Time
Closing date:
16 September 2019 09:00 AM
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Ipswich is the largest centre in Suffolk for business, culture, entertainment and sports, with a rich history and heritage and a thriving Waterfront. Ipswich is one of the fastest growing regional centres in England, where there are thousands of homes and jobs planned for the area, together with the continued redevelopment of the historic town centre and waterfront.

We are looking for a professionally qualified and experienced Principal Building Control Surveyor who is enthusiastic, motivated and can provide management support to our Building Control Service.

You will take on the role as a lead professional for the council's Building Control Service and ensure, under the direction of the Building Control Operations Manager, the efficient day-to-day management of the building control team, which deals with a full range of functions, including application processing, public safety and enforcement.

The council is working in partnership with East Suffolk Council in delivering its building control service, thereby offering a wide range of opportunities to be involved in with a broad scope of challenging and exciting projects. You will support this work and be a technical expert for Ipswich on building control matters, which should ideally include experience of high rise and complex buildings. You will be supported by an experienced, dedicated and passionate team who are all committed to providing the very highest standards of customer service.

You will hold a recognised qualification in building control and full membership of RICS or CABE. You will ideally be qualified to LABC Level 6 Fire Safety competency qualification or be in the process of gaining this accreditation. Most important will be your drive to embrace the opportunity and fulfil your potential working at Ipswich as part of an exciting and ambitious partnership.

This post offers a range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Payment of annual professional membership subscription
  • Relocation policy
  • Childcare subsidy
  • Green Travel Plan offering reduced public transport tickets and use of pool cars and bikes for business use around the Borough.

For more information about this role, please contact Gavin Whitman, Operations Manager on (01473) 432959, email: gavin.whitman@ipswich.gov.uk or Mark Harvey on 07768 423887, email: mark.harvey@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Apply online at: www.ipswich.gov.uk/jobs where you can complete the online application form for this vacancy.

Interview date: 26 September 2018. The selection process will include occupational testing and an assessment.

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