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Headquarters Glenurquhart Road Inverness, IV3 5NX
£22,659 - £44,790 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

Post Title: Graduate Apprentice/Graduate Building Standards Surveyor
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £22,659 - £44,790 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Scott Willox - or Gary Sartain -

Job Purpose:
The Building Standards service is responsible for delivering a range of services related to statutory duties under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003; also, that of its verification role, ensuring the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people in and around buildings; to further the conservation of fuel and power; and further the achievement of sustainable development.

The post holder will be familiar with verification duties relating to compliance and reasonable inquiry and will contribute to the development of the Key Performance Outcomes.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Graduate Applicants
Educated to degree level in an appropiate discipline, accredited by RICS, CIOB or other body related to construction and the built environment.
Membership of the RICS, CIOB or equivalent professional body.
Understanding of legislation and procedures relating to building standards.
Experience of working in building standards appropriate to the post applied for.
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Graduate Apprentice
Candidates applying for the Graduate Apprentice post will require a minimum of 3 Highers at BCC or above (subjects; Maths, English and Physics or other science/technical subject are needed.

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