Principal Building Control Surveyor

 We are seeking either an LABC Level 6 qualified Principal Building Control Surveyor or someone studying / prepared to study for this level of qualification to fill a career grade post for Ipswich Borough Council.

Ipswich is the largest centre in Suffolk for business, culture, entertainment and sports, with a rich history and heritage and has a thriving Waterfront. Ipswich is one of the fastest growing regional centres in England, where there are thousands of homes and jobs planned for the area together with the continued redevelopment of the historic town centre and Waterfront.

We are seeking either an LABC Level 6 qualified Principal Building Control Surveyor or someone studying / prepared to study for this level of qualification to fill a career grade post for Ipswich Borough Council. 

You will be joining a dedicated and expert team which makes up the Ipswich and East Suffolk Building Control Partnership, and support Ipswich Borough Council’s Head of Building Control to lead on a range of matters especially high rise and complex buildings.

You will hold a recognised qualification in Building Control and full membership of RICS or CABE. You will ideally be qualified to LABC Level 6 Fire Safety competency qualification or be willing to train to gain this accreditation. Most importantly will be your drive to embrace the opportunity and fulfil your potential working at Ipswich as part of an exciting and ambitious partnership.

As well as a competitive salary, the Council offers Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) membership, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, learning and development opportunities, flexible working opportunities, wellbeing support, lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

How to apply

We welcome applications from those who currently meet all the essential criteria and from those who meet the essential criteria with the exception of the LABC Level 6 qualification but who are prepared to commit to achieving this within 12 months.

For more information about this role please contact: Richard Jackson, Ipserv Director of Housing Delivery on 07786913212 or via e-mail at Richard.Jackson@ipserv.co.uk 

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will include occupational testing and an assessment centre.

The assessment interview process will be carried out in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Please note CVs are not accepted. 

 

Salary

Up to £72,000 depending on qualifications and experience 

Application closing date

31st March 2024
 

Job type

37 hours per week

Permanent

 

Job reference

REQ00792

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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