We advertise current building control vacancies from local authorities throughout England and Wales. 

Councils: Building control job to post? Simply email us with the details at info@labc.co.uk. Please allow a week for the vacancy to go live.

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Adur & Worthing

Building Control Surveyor

Post no: 3276

£29,055 to £33,136 + £4000 Market supplement ( Reviewed annually)  + Essential car user allowance

Closes: 23 November 2018

Adur & Worthing is a rapidly developing area and we are seeing an increase in high quality construction and investment. 

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced Building Control Surveyor to join our customer focused partnership. 

You will be joining a dynamic service and will have the opportunity to use your excellent communication skills to be part of our team and of course be working in a fantastic coastal area.

Main duties include delivery of a customer focused service including application processing, issuing of decisions, site inspections, dealing with dangerous structures

Barnet Council

Surveyor/Senior/Principal Posts - Building Control

Up to £60,000 per annum plus 10% car allowance scheme

Closes: 31 December 2018

The London Borough of Barnet is an ambitious authority with one of the most significant programs of growth in the region. Depending on your qualifications and experiences, we are looking for enthusiastic and talented candidates at Surveyor, Senior and Principal level to help us to deliver a high-quality service.

These roles are all full-time positions and you will be an employee of Regional Enterprise (Re) supporting the Building Control function whilst providing a range of activities delivered in accordance with the Building Control Performance Standards and an LABC accredited Quality Management System (QMS). The ideal candidate will need to

Bassetlaw District Council

Building Control Surveyor

Salary: SO1/2: £26,470 - to £30,756 subject to job evaluation

Closes: 14 November 2018, 12 noon 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Council’s Building Control team.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and forward thinking individual, to carry out Building Control duties including; plan checking, site inspections, enforcement and other building surveying duties when necessary.  Based at Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, you will play a key role in our future success.  You will be involved in the development and implementation of digital services to provide efficient and high-quality services to the local area.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required along with a comprehensive knowledge and

Bristol City Council

Civil & Structural Engineer

Salary: Up to £47,800 including payment for out of hours Dangerous Structures call out. Relocation costs are also negotiable. Benefits include generous pension scheme and flexi time working.

Closes: 14 November 2018, 12 noon

As one of the largest cities in the South West of England and one of the country’s core cities, Bristol is a vibrant, historic and multi-cultural city that is enjoying a level of growth within the construction industry. With a multitude of development from all aspects of the construction spectrum the opportunities and challenges faced by the construction professional are second to none.

We are currently seeking an experienced Civil & Structural Engineer with a Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering and Chartered with

Chiltern District Council

Building Control Surveyor/Senior Building Control Surveyor

£29,096 - £40,071 per annum and R&R package up to £6,000 per annum

Closes: 18 November 2018

Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils have successfully embraced the challenges of modern government through taking a progressive partnership approach to offering services. We are proud of what we have achieved through our joint working and we are passionate about delivering excellent services to our customers every day and meeting the needs of our local communities.

Our staff survey results consistently tell us that our employees think this is a great place to work and that they are proud to work for the Councils. An Investor in People (IiP) Assessor commented that, "staff are incredibly positive about their

City of London

Starting at £67,330 pa and rising to £76,410 pa (subject to performance)

Inclusive of London Weighting and Market Forces Supplement

Closes: 3 December 2018

The District Surveyor’s office is the foremost provider of Building Control Services in the City. Our projects portfolio is predominantly multi-million pound office and retail developments, hotels and residential apartment blocks which often embrace leading edge innovative design solutions.  

As the Assistant District Surveyor, you will be committed to delivering a world class building control service in a highly competitive market. You will play a leading role in, ensuring that performance standards, resources, marketing and income generation are appropriate to maintain the viability and standing of the office in this

Dacorum Borough Council

Principal Building Control Surveyor

Ref: P0732

Salary: £52,217 per annum (Including London Fringe Weighting, Lease Car Allowance and Standby Payment)

Flexible Working/Job-share can be considered, plus some home-working

Up to 34 days holiday per year, outstanding 18.5% employer contribution pension scheme, support to study, payment of professional subscriptions, car salary sacrifice scheme, personal development, great new modern building, convenient town location and car parking, great on-site services/cafeteria/facilities for staff.

Closes: 18 November 2018

Dacorum Building Control Services are looking to operate an entrepreneurial and imaginative service, where all customers receive services providing improvement and value for money. 

The role is responsible for

Dartford Borough Council

Building Control Officer

Salary: £35,389 rising to £37,490 after 12 month’s satisfactory service

Location: Kent

Contract: Permanent, full time, 37 hours per week


Closes: 18 November 2018

If you thrive on action, you will love Dartford. Working for an ambitious authority that is well and truly on the map, no two days will be the same. Located on the edge of London, we have exciting proposals to transform Dartford Town centre, major riverside development and a range of employment, leisure and residential schemes coming forward, as well as an array of infrastructure projects to support the high level of growth taking place. We have a 5 Year housing land supply in place and strong housing delivery, including a programme of direct build Council housing.  


London Borough of Hounslow

Head of Building Control

Salary: £53,526 - to £60,714 (HMG 2)

Closes: 12 November 2018 

Would you like to be a part of the London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

The Council is embarking upon a major programme of change to modernise the way we work and reduce our carbon footprint. We will be moving to a new landmark building in 2019 located in Hounslow Town Centre, and our new technology will enable staff to work remotely and flexibly to improve the service we provide to residents and to help our staff achieve a better work/life balance.

To find out more please visit: https://hounslowciviccentre.org

London Borough of Hounslow

Principal Building Control Surveyor (Team Leader)

Salary: £47,541 - to £50,442 (PO7)

Closes: 19 November 2018 

The London Borough of Hounslow is looking for a Principal Building Control Surveyor to join their ambitious and rapidly expanding service. 
The borough of Hounslow is currently experiencing unprecedented economic growth and to support this the Council is seeking a proven Surveyor, with a demonstrable technical track record, who is ready to lead a team. 
As Principal Surveyor you will mentor, train and inspire building control staff. You will be responsible for monitoring the output of your team as it delivers a quality service across the board, while, leading on the full range of more complex building control projects.
Here, no two days will be the

Isle of Wight Council

Senior Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Grade 11 £35,351 to £37,984 per annum plus an out of hours stand-by payment of £1,657 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Closing 19 November 2018

Enthusiastic and self-motivated with the ability to organise a broad and interesting workload efficiently and effectively, you will deal with the full range of Building Control work within one of the most beautiful parts of the country. In addition, you will be responsible for the daily management of a small team of surveyors and assist in further developing the aims of the service.

The service has a reputation for delivering a high quality customer focused service and maintains a very large market share of building control work. As well as being qualified to degree level and a Corporate

London Borough of Merton

Building Control Surveyor

Salary: £25,746 - to £46,578

Closes: 21 November 2018, 12 noon 

The Building Control function plays a pivotal role in keeping residents and businesses in the London Borough of Merton safe. It's important to us that building standards are kept high and all construction performed in the borough is completed adhering to the correct legislation.

The council are looking for energetic surveyors to join the Building Control team. Whether you are just beginning your career, or a seasoned professional in the sector, we'd like to hear from you. We can offer a flexible working environment with an emphasis on work/life balance working practices.

We are improving our technology to assist officers in doing their job and are looking to have full mobile

Middlesborough Council

Principal Building Control Surveyor

Salary: £39,002 - £40,858

Reference: R0000140

Contract: 37 hours per week - permanent

Closes: 19 November 2018, midnight

To apply for this vacancy, please visit www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/jobs. If you are an existing Middlesbrough Council employee, please log on using your PC/Laptop credentials or your staff portal SP user details. 

All other users, please create an account if you haven't done so already.

Middlesbrough Council’s making great progress delivering its ambitious economic plans with exciting physical regeneration projects and unprecedented new housing growth.  Planning and Building Control Services are an essential component in achieving this and we need a Principal Building Control Surveyor to assist who is highly


Building Control Officer

£29,055 per annum (with the potential to earn up to £34,106)

Closes: 26 November 2018

As a qualified individual in a relevant discipline, we can offer you a challenging career opportunity in local government.

You will be responsible for administering the Building Regulations and allied legislation related to domestic buildings and undertaking work in connection with dangerous structures and demolitions. This will include participation in site visits and investigating breaches of building control.

As part of a team delivering an efficient and effective building control service, you will also provide pre-application advice to both professionals and non-professionals.

Evidence of working in a building related environment and processing building

Wokingham Borough Council

Assistant/Building Control Surveyors

Up to £42,806 per annum inclusive of market supplement

Closes: 12 November 2018

As we strive towards setting new standards in building control, we rely on our Building Control Surveyors to be the driving force behind the service we provide. 

Working as a key member of our Shared Services team, you’ll provide a high quality, professional building control service on a wide range of projects. Working from either our Newbury or Wokingham offices as well as remotely, you will use your considerable expertise to ensure that all applications and subsequent works are fully compliant with relevant legislation and policy.
We’ll look to you to carry out thorough site inspections and assist on-site workers, providing clear guidance and