Friday, 4 December 2015


Salary Scale: 6 – Senior Officer Grade 2 (£22,937-£29,558 per annum)
Plus essential user car allowance
We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our busy Building Control Team in the delivery of a high quality customer focused service.
The successful candidate will be involved in the full range of duties undertaken by the team and you will be utilising your expertise in a variety of ways in this compact, diverse and interesting area.
It is very much a ‘hands on’ role, so you should be ambitious and enjoy getting involved in all aspects of building control. Your caseload would involve an interesting mix of domestic, industrial and commercial projects providing an excellent opportunity to develop your practical experience and skills.
Applicants should have a Higher National Diploma in a relevant field such as Building Construction. Applicants should also have in-depth practical experience in construction or a similar field and an understanding of the Building Regulations and associated legislation.
You will have excellent written and verbal skills and be able to organise your own workload to meet agreed targets and objectives as well as being able to work under pressure to strict deadlines; have good problem solving, analytical and IT skills, work well as part of a team, have a commitment to providing a high standard of customer care along with a self-motivated approach and first rate communication skills.  Experience of working within a competitive environment would also be an advantage.
You must have the ability to travel efficiently around the borough to conduct visits and attend meetings; a full UK driving licence and access to a car would be an advantage.
The successful applicant will automatically be enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.
For an informal discussion about the post, please telephone Nick Warbrick (Senior Building Control Surveyor) on 01229 876457 or Kevan Morrison (Development Services Manager) on 01229 876481.
To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form. Please visit to apply online.
Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LD on (01229) 876543 or e-mail
Closing date for applications: Fri 11 December 2015

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