- Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB
- £36,073 - £41,592 per year per annum
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
Enterprise and Communities
Building Standards Officer
NLC10 £36,073 - £41,592
We are looking to recruit a Building Standards Officer to join our team. We are the 4th largest Local Authority in Scotland and we strive to deliver a highly responsive service to our residents and customers. Our ambitious plans provide a roadmap for the regeneration of our communities and the maintenance of our built environment.
North Lanarkshire Council is considered, by Scottish Government, as a strong performing Building Standards Verifying Authority. In recognition, our Service received the maximum Verification appointment period of 6 years.
The Building Standards team handles all aspects of the Building Standards function including carrying out building warrant assessments, site inspections and dealing with dangerous buildings. In addition, there is a strong working relationship with the wider Built Environment team. Excellent communication skills and a proactive, customer-focussed approach are important to our service delivery ensuring a professional service is provided to architects, developers, and other customers always.
You will have sound knowledge of Construction, Building Standards and related legislation allied to the Building Standards function together with experience and an understanding of the construction industry. Along with excellent IT skills, you must have the ability to achieve solutions to design related problems.
To apply for this post, applicants are required to have HND/Degree or equivalent in a relevant Building Standards or Construction Industry related discipline. Significant experience in Local Authority Building Standards is also essential.
In line with current Council working practices this post will be classed as home based / agile.
For further information, please contact Alistair MacDonald (Manager – Building Standards) email at MacDonaldAl@northlan.gov.uk
Working here at North Lanarkshire Council
If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 27 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub
North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a Smarter Working Policy.
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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.
We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
North Lanarkshire Council is committed to #KeepingThePromise. This means that if you have ever been in care (looked after at home with a social worker, lived with a relative other than your parents, experienced foster, residential or secure care) you are entitled to a guaranteed interview for this post, as long as you meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description. This is one way North Lanarkshire is demonstrating our commitment to supporting Care-Experienced People.
The Plan for North Lanarkshire is to be the place to live, learn, work, invest and visit. The Council recognises that work is an important part of adult life and is critical to our wellbeing and shaping how we live. The Fair Work Convention’s Framework defines Fair Work as work that offers effective voice, fulfilment, opportunity, respect and security. We believe Fair Work can boost creativity, realise untapped potential and increase productivity. To find out more click on the link.
Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.
The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process: Easy Read – My NL
***PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVS IN PLACE OF THE APPLICATION FORM. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY YOU MUST ENSURE AN APPLICATION FORM IS SUBMITTED. ANY CV SUBMISSIONS WILL BE DISREGARDED.***