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.

LABC Head Office

Building Regulations Technical Specialist

Salary: On application

Closing: 5 p.m. 26 October 2018

LABC is looking for someone with an in-depth technical knowledge of the building regulations to join the technical guidance and learning team.

The key tasks of this post will be in creating in-depth guidance and learning for LABC surveyors and other building professionals; developing LABC’s registration schemes and providing technical support to LABC’s network of 3,500 professionals, industry and customers.   

This is an engaging job that will satisfy anyone who likes achieving results through their own endeavours.  The post requires a detailed understanding of local authority building control and flawless technical decision-making.  

LABC’s technical guidance and research

LABC Head Office

Learning and Development Consultant

Salary: On application

The main purpose of this role is to consult, scope, design, make accessible to all, deliver, analyse and improve the delivery of multimedia construction industry learning programmes and qualifications to industry professionals.

For further information contact email Kirsten Wiltshire at kirsten.wiltshire@labc.co.uk

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Adur & Worthing Council

Senior Building Control Surveyor

Location: Portland House, Worthing

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: From £34,106 to £37,107 p.a., essential car user allowance and £4,000 market supplement (reviewed annually)

Closes: 22 October 2018 

Duties of the post:

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced Building Control Surveyor to join our highly acclaimed customer focused partnership.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of business development and promotion, together with experience of delivering successful client and customer account management in either the public or private sector.

You will be joining a dynamic service and will have the opportunity to use your excellent communication skills to be part of our exciting business

Aylesbury Vale Council

Building Control Surveyors

Package: £33,336 - £40,968 plus lease car, generous pension scheme, and a negotiable relocation package would be considered for the right candidate

Closes: 31 December 2018 

Calling all experienced Building Control Surveyors

Aylesbury Vale District Council is seeking motivated and ambitious Building Surveying professionals looking for a fresh challenge –

  • Are you eager to grow your career in a forward thinking local authority?
  • Are you looking to get involved in new and exciting projects?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level?

Your new role

We offer you the opportunity to join our growing Built Environment group which has recently been restructured to provide improved resilience and enhanced career

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

Derbyshire Building Control Partnership

Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Attractive

Closes: 26 October 2018 

It is an exciting time to be a part of Derbyshire Building Control Partnership. Established just over twelve months ago by merging the experienced, professional Building Control teams of six local councils, we are creating a forward-thinking, innovative business with ambitious but achievable plans for growth.

We have exceeded our goals during our first year and are now accelerating our development with the creation of this role which covers Derby and the Derbyshire Dales. You will become an integral part of our knowledgeable, highly-motivated team and will take responsibility for a range of interesting, varied building control projects where you will ensure the highest standards

East Hampshire District Council

Building Control Surveyor

Grade 7

Salary: £38,741 - £42,383 (includes £3,000 market supplement)

Closes: 19 October 2018

Are you a qualified Building Control Surveyor?

Would you like to work in one of the loveliest parts of rural England, with miles of unspoilt countryside, historic market towns and exquisite villages?

Would you like to join a team that prides itself on providing its members with the opportunity for a good life-work balance?

If the answer to the above questions is yes, and you are an enthusiastic, organised and self-motivated individual with good communication skills you might be the right person to join our small team delivering a customer orientated Building Control service to a variety of clients.

You would be mainly based in our offices

Knowsley Council

Building Control Surveyor x 2

Salary: Pay Band L SCP 38-39 £34,106 to £35,229 p.a.
Pay Band M SCP 40-41 £36,153 - £37,107 p.a.

(Competency progression bar at the top of Pay Band L)

Job reference: CVP 579

Closes: 19 October 2018 

The Building Control service has undergone significant change in the last couple of years and you will be joining a young vibrant team at an exciting time as Knowsley and Halton Councils move forward with a shared Building Control service. You will be joining at a key time in this journey and you would play a key role in ensuring the partnership’s success. 

The successful candidate will undertake a full range of building control duties across a variety of large and small-scale domestic and commercial projects.  You will also respond to emergency

New Forest District Council

Building Services Manager

Location: Appletree Court, Lyndhurst

Hours: 37 per week (full time)

Salary: Band 9 £41,331 - £46,159 

Closes: 22 October 2018 

The Building and Coastal Service are seeking an experienced Building Services Manager who will want to make a difference. We are looking for someone who is pro-active and enthusiastic, with the desire to take the two teams forward in the delivery and provision of this function across the district.

The successful post holder will be responsible for the Building Control team who delivers the key function of building control requirements across the district, working closely with the Councils Planning service as well as the Civic Buildings team who are responsible for the Councils Offices and Depots,

You will need

Test Valley Borough Council

Building Control Manager

Salary: £40,586 - £49,561

Relocation expenses will be considered

Closes: 26 October 2018

Test Valley Borough Council is certainly making an impression. You might be surprised that, in this age of austerity, our Corporate Plan is themed around “Investing in Test Valley”. Our ambition to be an investing Council is about more than money – it is about devoting our energy, skills, and resources to achieve the best results for our residents and communities across the borough.

We were a finalist in the MJ Awards Local Authority of the Year category and we think the judge’s comments speak for themselves:

“Test Valley’s submission demonstrates it is pushing the boundaries by going beyond the traditional remit of a district council to deliver

Wycombe District Council

Assistant Building Control Surveyor

Permanent contract: Full time, 37 hours per week: Grade 5

Salary: £29,067 - £36,284 per annum with progression based on performance

Closes: 29 October 2018

A building control career offers a unique opportunity to be involved in virtually all aspects of the construction process. It can provide you with the opportunity to work with a variety of people from technical experts and construction professionals through to the general public carrying out works for the very first time. Two days are never the same!

A role in building control can be exciting and varied, covering minor domestic extensions right up to major commercial developments. Your responsibilities can also involve dealing with dangerous structures, demolition works and