Full time
£38,912 - £47,153 (subject to job evaluation) plus a 10% Market Related Payment and an out of hours Dangerous Structure payment.

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Working throughout the Sevenoaks district, with a unique blend of countryside, historical architecture, you’ll carry out plan checking, site inspections and enforcement (including dangerous structures).


With your understanding of the Building Act, Building Regulations, and associated legislation, you will provide advice and ensure that all building works are compliant.

Your excellent interpersonal skills will enable you to develop our customer focused service and ensure customer satisfaction with the Building Control service.

You will also need to be familiar with Building Safety Regulator’s Operation Standards Rules, and codes of practice to ensure all daily activities are conducted within accordance of these.

Please note that appointment to the career grade will be dependent upon registration class and experience (you must be a Class 2 Registered Building Inspector).

A 10% Golden Hello payment is also payable after completion of the probation period.

This role will be based at our Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1HG. We currently operate a hybrid working model for the majority of our roles where your working time will be divided between the office (2-3 days) and home working (2-3 days). 


Further information

Do you want to know more about the role?

For further details on the role, the Council, and the benefits of working for us, please see our Candidate Pack – https://sevenoaks.pagetiger.com/ctpwcyx/1  or for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Duncan White, Building Control Manager, on 01732 227114.

Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

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