New Forest - Trainee Building Control Surveyor
New Forest District Council
Trainee Building Control Surveyor
Salary: £22,546 - £34,467 (Band 5 to 7 career grade)
Closes: 31 January 2019
Hours: 37 per week (full time)
Location: Appletree Court, Lyndhurst
New Forest District Council Building and Coastal Services are seeking a trainee building control surveyor to join our Building Control team. We are looking for someone who is proactive enthusiastic and driven to provide our customers with a first class service.
The Building Control service is currently going through a period of change, and the successful candidate would help the team deliver the changes required. You must be forward thinking, able to engage and develop relationships with our customers, and be willing to train to undertake all aspects of the building control process, which includes, plan vetting, site inspections, enforcement and inspecting dangerous structures.
Good IT skills, accurate record keeping and effective communication skills are essential requirements. During your training and once qualified you will be required to liaise with members of the public or their agents, so will need to be comfortable working away from the office and confident when dealing with customers. You will be working in a flexible office environment, with the chance to work from home, as the Council develops it's smarter working technology and so will need to have good organisational and administrative skills and an ability to use computers for recording and retrieving information.
To apply for this post you must have attained a minimum of 5 GCSE's or B tech equivalents. You will be expected to study and progress through the chosen study route to become a fully qualified surveyor. The starting salary will be determined by qualifications and experience. You may be required to join the out of hour's rota for dangerous structures call out for which a monthly payment is made. A full, clean driving licence and use of a car is also essential for business purposes.
New Forest District is a wonderful place to live, work and progress your career in a supportive environment as part of a Team keen to trail blaze new ways of working. Working here you can enjoy the benefits of being based at our offices which are in Lyndhurst in the heart of the New Forest. You will have easy access to the south coast and the National Park, and the wide range of amenities on offer in nearby Southampton and Bournemouth. If you are looking for a quality work life balance with a forward thinking local authority please apply.
Benefits include: -
- Generous leave allowance
- Essential car user allowance of £1,239 per annum
- Payment of professional subscription
- Limited on-site parking
- Pension scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme (free 24 hour legal, financial and personal advice for employees)
If you are interested in this role we would love to hear from you. For further information or an informal discussion regarding the position, please contact Nick Ford on 023 80285588.
Candidates who are taking their final exams this summer will still be considered for the role. Please state on your application form when your studies are due to end.
Closing date: 31st January 2019.
Interview date: Anticipated week commencing 11th February 2019.
To apply please visit the New Forest District Council website.