Building Standards Inspector (MOR02512)

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Ref no: MOR02512
Closes: Friday, 22nd September 2017
Published: Friday, 8th September 2017
Location: Council Headquarters High Street Elgin Moray
Salary: £25,221 - £31,669 per year
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Moray Council
Category: Property / Land
Sub-category: Building Standards

Job Description

The postholder will undertake site inspections, the acceptance of Completion Certificates, assist with the verification of applications for Building Warrant and provide advice and guidance to enquirers and contribute to meeting the performance targets expected of the Building Standards Section.
Whilst the Council wish to appoint an experienced person competent in carrying out inspections of building work consideration may however be given to candidates who have limited experience of Building Standards and appropriate training will be provided in these circumstances. It is also expected that such candidates will undertake study in order to gain a professional qualification. Salary placement and the duties undertaken will be subject to experience and qualification.


Verifying applications for Building Warrant and Completion Certificate submissions.
Provide information and advice regarding Building Standards and related matters.
Contributing to the formulation and implementation of and complying with the objectives, policies and procedures of the Building Standards Section.

The Individual

Significant relevant experience of inspecting buildings during construction and interpreting architectural plans
HNC in a surveying, building or equivalent subject
Alternatively consideration will be given to candidates with substantial relevant experience
Excellent oral/written communication skills
Analytical approach
IT Skills
Negotiating Skills
Self confident
Working Knowledge of the Technical Standards
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van
Ability to relate well with all levels of staff
Willingness to work in a demanding position where a flexible and corporate approach is required
Willingness to accept direction/delegation
A commitment to deliver quality services to agreed standards
Ability to work in open plan office
Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service
Ability to work in different office depending on service requirements

Closing Date: 22 September 2017

Starting Salary: £25,221
£13.38 per hour
36.25 hours per week

Interviews to be held on Thursday 5 October 2017

If you require any further information please contact Kevan Sturgeon on 01343 563269.

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