We advertise current building control vacancies from local authorities throughout England and Wales. 

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Allerdale Borough Council, Workington, Cumbria

Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Grade J, £30,756 to £34,106 

Closes: 15 February 2019

We have an exciting opportunity to work for our forward thinking and innovative council supporting the borough of Allerdale.

This role will enable and control all new building work through a consistent and public facing approach to achieve national standards of health, safety, welfare and convenience of people in and around buildings, facilitate energy efficiency and provide fair access for all.

This role will secure a greater market share of the building regulation work, carry out additional income generating functions and hence reduce the general fund contribution to the lowest possible level.

Please see the job description and person specification for

Calderdale Council

Senior Building Control Surveyor

Salary: PO5 – 8, SCP37 – 40, £33,136 to £36,153 per annum (starting point dependent on experience)

Closes: 24 February 2019

  • Post Ref: RS006
  • 37 hours per week
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in Halifax town centre

Calderdale is a beautiful metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, at the heart of the Yorkshire Pennines, between Manchester and Leeds. Its spectacular natural landscape, vibrant towns, quirky culture, tremendous architecture, thriving businesses and community spirit make it a great place to live, work and visit. It has a fabulously rich heritage – it's home to over 4000 listed buildings – and a really exciting future, with regeneration investment in Halifax town centre alone estimated around £100 million over the next few years.


Camden Council

Building Control Officer

Salary: £35,913–£41,657

Hours: 36 hours per week

Contract: 1 Year Fixed Term, Full time

Closes: 21 February 2019

  • Directorate: Supporting Communities
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
  • Job Level: Level 4 Zone 1
  • Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 
  • Information on Camden's flexible working options

As a Building Control Officer, you'll be taking the lead to ensure areas of the borough are compliant with building control legislation. You will be customer focused and will be implementing marketing and quality initiatives to maintain our customer base and bring in new clients, recover fees and charges, as well as managing a caseload delivering a cost effective and efficient service. You'll provide detailed information

Civicance – owned by Cheshire East Council

Building Control Professionals (part and full time roles available)

Salary: Package worth up to £48,356

Closes: 8 March 2019

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Team!

Do you currently work within the Building Regulation Profession? Are you currently working within the construction industry and would like to build on your current skills? Do you enjoy a challenging environment that pro-actively supports your career aspirations, mixing both office and site work?

Civicance Ltd not only provides a first class Building Regulation service on behalf of Local Authorities, but also brings together a number of services that encompass developments through the full life cycle of a building project from planning support, building control, address

City of York Council

Building Control and Property Information Manager

Salary: Grade 11, level 1–4 (£40,237 to £47,359 per annum)

Closes: 21 February 2019

  • Job reference: CPL001025 
  • Location: West Offices, York
  • Package: 37 hours per week, permanent contract

The Building Control team within City of York Council are looking to appoint a suitably qualified/experienced Building Control and Property Information Manager.

With its spectacular architecture, friendly people, and a wealth of cultural and entertainment facilities, York offers a quality of life that's hard to match, let alone beat. But there's much more happening in York, as the city makes a name for itself as one of the most commercially dynamic centres in northern Britain. As new housing construction complements the development of

East Hampshire District Council

Assistant/Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Grade 5–7 (depending on experience and qualifications)

Closes: 22 February 2019

  • Permanent
  • 37 hours per week
  • Grade 5 £25,872 - £28,748
  • Grade 6 £29,137 - £32,233
  • Grade 7 £38,741 - £42,383 (including £3,000 market supplement)

Are you looking to become a qualified Building Control Surveyor or are you a fully qualified Surveyor looking for a change? Do you want a good work life balance combined with generous conditions? If so, this opportunity could be of interest to you.

East Hampshire District Council is based in the market town of Petersfield. The team covers urban and rural areas which includes large parts of the South Downs National Park.

Working within a small team of professionals in Petersfield you will play a

East Northamptonshire Council

Building Control Technician

Salary: £21,334–£23,683

Closes: 15 February 2019

We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic person to join our well-resourced Building Control team. Responsible for the validation of building regulations applications and providing building control advice and guidance to customers, you should have proven experience of working in a customer-facing, busy office environment and be able to demonstrate good administrative skills, the ability to multi-task and confidence in using IT packages.

Excellent communication skills are required as you will be dealing with developers, construction professionals and members of the public both face to face and on the telephone.

We invest in our people, and we try to ensure that they have the

Folkestone & Hythe District Council

Assistant Building Control Officer

Salary: £29,213–£33,390 (Grade F) per annum (dependant on qualifications and experience) plus essential User Car Allowance

Hours: 37 per week

Closes: 22 February 2019

Do you need a challenge? Are you driven and determined? Can you retain a positive 'can do' attitude whatever the circumstances? Can you be part of a friendly and supportive team but also have the knowledge and experience to handle your own workload?

If you are, then the position of Assistant Building Control Officer could be the role for you. We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly self-motivated individual who is capable of delivering a high quality technical service to our clients, in a very competitive environment. You will work as part of a small,

Herefordshire Council

Building Control Manager

Salary: £41,846–£45,911

Hours: 37 per week

Closes: 21 February 2019

  • Location: Plough Lane
  • Interview Date: 07/03/2019

Herefordshire is a beautiful, historic county located in the heart of the Marches on the border with Wales. We are one of the most rural and sparsely populated counties in England with a wealth of unspoilt countryside, distinctive heritage, and lively and attractive market towns.

The Building Control service is looking for a dynamic manager with the ability to lead the team with strong technical expertise, a good commercial outlook and understanding of the financial aspects of the Building Control function.

You must be efficient in delivering effective services to our customers, utilising excellent customer service and

Horsham District Council

Building Control Team Manager

Salary: £45,490–£47,516 pa – plus essential car user allowance up to £1,239 pa and £3000 retention payment paid in two instalments of £1500 at completion of 12 months and 24 months of service

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closes: 11 March 2019

Horsham District Council are looking for a Building Control Team Manager to manage one of the Building Control Area Teams to achieve service delivery objectives and performance requirements. Known as Sussex Building Control, the local LABC team is the award winning provider of choice for all sorts of town and rural projects across Horsham District and for Crawley Borough Council. We are now offering an exciting opportunity to join our team building on your high profile, in depth

Lambeth Council

Principal Area Surveyor

Salary: PO7 Starting salary £50,160 rising in annual increments to £53,112 pa incl LW. The post's salary attracts a market supplement of 7% per month.

Closes: 1 March 2019

Lambeth is recruiting a Principal Area Surveyor within its Planning, Transport & Development Service. The role reporting to the Head of Building Control requires a dynamic person with the ability to effectively lead an area team within the Building Control Service, with strong technical expertise whilst working with the Head of Building Control to grow new business opportunities and the ability to develop new innovative approaches.

This role is essential in supporting the Council's vision for inclusive growth across the borough. The Building Control service plays a central role in

LABC, Vauxhall, London

Awards, Events & Marketing Coordinator

Closes: 22 February 2019

Are you a self-motivated, enthusiastic multitasker who's great at planning, organising and project managing large B2B events within tight deadlines?

If you enjoy working both on your own and as part of a fast paced inspiring team, then we're definitely interested in hearing from you! Please get in touch with Louise Williams for the job description, person specification and to find out more about the role, our fantastic Awards and Events team and our awesome riverside office in London.

Closing date for applications is Friday 22 February 2019.


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North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership

Building Surveyors

Closes: 10 March 2019

Can you help towards effectively delivering the Building Control function within the heart of North Yorkshire?

Whether you are an experienced Building Surveyor or looking to start your career within Building Control – we want to hear from you!

North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership (NYBCP) have some exciting opportunities for Building Surveyors across various levels of experience to join our existing team; helping us to deliver the Building Control function throughout North Yorkshire.

We are proud to be the first Local Authority Building Control Partnership in the UK; providing a flexible and modern building control service on behalf of Hambleton, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough and Selby

Torbay Council

Building Control Officer

Salary: Grade J £34,106–£37,107

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 Hours per week

Closes: 24 February 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Torbay Council's Building Control team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and forward thinking individual, with a clear customer orientated focus who always acts with integrity to carry out a range of Building Control duties.

Torbay offers an unrivalled quality of life on the stunning South Devon coastline and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. Torbay includes the towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, is famous for its award winning sandy beaches and has been designated as a UNESCO Global Geopark. Supporting the Council's strong agenda for economic

Uttlesford District Council

Building Control Surveyor / Senior Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Ranging from £27,358 – £40,858 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Closes: 7 April 2019

We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic Surveyor/Senior Surveyor who is committed to delivering a first-class customer service in a competitive environment.

Uttlesford District Council Building Control deal with a wide range of applications from an international airport to listed building extensions. This will give the successful applicant a wide variety, as well as, depth of experience.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential, along with the ability and confidence to provide advice and guidance to customers and build good working relationships with agents,