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Graduate Building Control Officer

Posted 6 February by REED Specialist Recruitment Featured Ended
“Southend-on-Sea is a vibrant, diverse and growing borough, of 177,000 residents, 7 miles of beaches, an international airport and a prominent university. Just 40 minutes from London by train, the Planning and Building Control Group is a high-performing team, with a significant local market share that is looking to expand. The team operates flexibly, with mobile-working, free-parking, professional development, and a range of other employee benefits. There are a number of large and interesting projects in the pipeline, from major residential schemes and large seafront leisure development along with day-to-day householder projects. This is a very exciting time to join the team at Southend Borough Council and the basic salary for this role will be up to £29,323 per annum.

The successful candidate will assist in the effective delivery of the Building Control function and to ensure that the Council’s obligations under the Building Act and associated legislation with regard to the health, safety, welfare and convenience of persons in or about buildings are administered and enforced. Once appointed, the successful candidate will ensure legislative requirements in respect of climate change and access to buildings are complied with whilst working within a competitive market. Your responsibilities will be varied, and include a multitude of tasks from site inspections to completing enforcement actions. If you hold a qualification in Building Control, Building Surveying, or something similar, have relevant experience and are looking to take the next step in your career, we would like to hear from you.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.”

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