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

Councils: Building control job to post? Simply email us with the details at info@labc.co.uk. Please allow a week for the vacancy to go live.

Job hunters: Would you like to know more about what a career in building control can offer, and find out about the relevant qualifications needed? Visit our Careers page.

Barnet Council

Surveyor/Senior/Principal Posts - Building Control

Up to £60,000 per annum plus 10% car allowance scheme

Closes: 31 December 2018

The London Borough of Barnet is an ambitious authority with one of the most significant programs of growth in the region. Depending on your qualifications and experiences, we are looking for enthusiastic and talented candidates at Surveyor, Senior and Principal level to help us to deliver a high-quality service.

These roles are all full-time positions and you will be an employee of Regional Enterprise (Re) supporting the Building Control function whilst providing a range of activities delivered in accordance with the Building Control Performance Standards and an LABC accredited Quality Management System (QMS). The ideal candidate will need to

Chorley Council

Building Control Officer

Grade: PO B (£30,756-£33,136)

Closes: 4 January 2019

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Chorley Council’s Building Control team.

If you are committed to delivering an excellent service and have a customer service focus we would like to hear from you. You will need enthusiasm, confidence and drive to satisfy client expectations, promote the service and secure the compliance of development within the Borough.

As a Building Control Officer you will be responsible for processing Building Regulation submissions, carrying out both plan vetting and site inspections, and maintaining records. You will also carry out investigations of alleged breaches of Building Regulations and allied legislation together with enforcement through early intervention and

Liverpool City Council

Building Control Officer

Salary: £32,233 - £37,107

Closes: 3 January 2019

About the Role

Liverpool City Council wish to recruit a Building Control Officer to carry out a full range of Building Control functions including the on-site supervision of building works and dealing with dangerous structure reports.

The work includes the enforcement of the Building Regulations and associated legislation in respect of building works in progress on site.

The post holder will keep adequate records of enforcement relevant to the Service’s responsibilities and for future reference. In addition to this, the post holder will also supervise and control the demolition of buildings in accordance with relevant legislation, including preparation of specification and approval of method

Mid Sussex District Council

Senior/Building Control Officer (EBUC010)

Salary: Package up to £46,000 pa (includes market supplement of £4,000 pa)

Closes: 4 January 2019

Here at Mid Sussex District Council we are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are proud of our customer service levels and our priority is to work collaboratively to ensure the best possible customer experience for all residents and businesses.

The Council offices are in the centre of Haywards Heath with free staff parking and within walking distance of the newly rebuilt mainline station.

Relocation expenses will be paid where appropriate, as well as financial loan support for private car purchase subject to completion of a successful probationary period.

Mid Sussex is an ambitious authority with one of the

North Somerset

Area Building Control Surveyor (Career grade)

Salary: Up to £38,052 dependent on experience

Closes: 14 December 2018

Building Control at North Somerset is a great place to balance a rewarding career with a quality home life. This 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 options 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. 
This career grade post is an excellent opportunity for both recently qualified and experienced

Rochford District Council

Building Control Surveyor

Salary: (Scale 5-PO4) Qualification Bar SO2 £26074 - £37233 (including a £5,000 market forces supplement – non contractual).

Relocation pack of up to £5,000 available in approved cases.

Closes: 1 January 2019


Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, flexi time scheme, and staff discounts.

About you

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has some knowledge of all aspects of Building Control and allied legislation, with some experience in Building Control, gained from a range of building regulation submission types. You will be able to apply your knowledge of building construction to practical situations and have a proven ability to manage and positively progress projects. Additionally, you will engage

South Somerset

Specialist – Building Control x 2

Salary: Grade 6 - 7, £29,909 - £38,052 (dependent on qualifications/experience) 

Closes: 17 December 2018

We have two exciting opportunities for experienced and qualified or nearly qualified Building Control professionals to join us. Look to apply now and become a valued member of the Specialist Services Team – Building Control, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Specialist – Building Control x 2
Salary: Grade 6 - 7, £29,909 - £38,052 (dependent on qualifications/experience)
Hours: Full Time - 37 hrs per week

What you can expect from us…

  • We will help you develop your career by providing

Vale of White Horse

Senior Building Control Surveyor x 2

Salary: £38,932 per year, Grade 7

Closes: 14 December 2018

About the role and what we’re looking for

This role will administer building regulations, the Building Act and other associated legislation and will assist the team leader with service plan implementation, meeting service standards and performance targets.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • to validate, examine and determine applications submitted under building regulations and associated legislation
  • to carry out site inspections to ensure compliance with building regulations and other relevant legislation
  • to record detailed and accurate records within the services' computerised systems
  • to provide professional advice to applicants, agents, members and all
  • stakeholders on all


Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Up to £42,806  (inclusive of market supplement)

Closes: 16 December 2018

As we strive towards setting new standards in building control, we rely on our Building Control Surveyors to be the driving force behind the service we provide.

Working as a key member of our Shared Services team, you’ll provide a high quality, professional building control service on a wide range of projects. Working from either our Newbury or Wokingham offices as well as remotely, you will use your considerable expertise to ensure that all applications and subsequent works are fully compliant with relevant legislation and policy.

We’ll look to you to carry out thorough site inspections and assist on-site workers, providing clear guidance and advice. You’ll have the support