Building Standards Surveyor

Favourite West Dunbartonshire Council
Ref no: WDN01537
Closes: Sunday, 28th January 2018
Published: Thursday, 11th January 2018
Location: Aurora House, Council Offices, Queens Quay, Clydebank
Salary: £29,161 - £31,844 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: West Dunbartonshire Council
Category: Property / Land
Sub-category: Building Standards

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Building Standards Surveyor to join our team. You will have experience in Building Standards and a thorough knowledge of the Building Regulations and associated legislation. You will deal with Building Warrant Applications and related consents quickly and effectively, with particular responsibility for a large volume of building warrants in relation to alterations and extensions to domestic properties, small scale housing
developments and minor works relating to non-domestic properties. You will also carry out site inspections in relation to our Building Standards functions.

You will have excellent communication skills, be customer focused and have strong interpersonal skills. You will also have a range and depth of knowledge relating to building construction, technology and defects.

Opportunities will be available for personal development, including were appropriate assisting our Lead Building Standards Surveyors on large developments.

West Dunbartonshire Council is investing in its office accommodation to improve the working environment of
staff and enhance the service provided to residents. This post has been identified as one which will move from
its current location (Aurora House, Clydebank) to one of the new office sites (New Dumbarton Office, Church Street, Dumbarton) within the next 3‐6 months. Applicants are asked to note the interim location and the new location for this post.

 

The Individual

West Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility.  For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:
 
http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/about-us/
 
More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:
 
http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/benefits-of-working-with-us/

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