Job Vacancy: Principal Building Control Surveyor

37 hours per week, permanent contract


Salary: £32,486 - £39,177 per annum + essential car user allowance


We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our friendly and professional team providing core services in relation to the health and safety of people in and around buildings, energy conservation and access for disabled persons.

You will need to be a chartered member of CABE RICS or CIOB with extensive experience working in Building Control.  You will have a central role in developing and promoting our service to deliver a market leading partnership. Our aim is to provide a sustainable customer focused service in a commercial environment helping our customers meet the requirements of regulation.

This post is critical in the delivery of the service taking a lead role in technical interpretation, marketing and supervision of surveyors whilst deputising for the Building Control Manager. You will require not only a high level of technical competence but also be able to demonstrate the ability to motivate a team and communicate effectively with a wide range of people. The successful applicant must be prepared to be based in either Barnstaple or Tiverton.

For an informal discussion please call Paul Wareing 01884 234974



Closing date: 28 July 2017 (noon)

Interview date: week commencing 11 August 2017


If you have not heard by the interview date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


In return we offer a supportive environment in an organisation accredited with IIP, flexible working hours, a career average salary pension scheme and an optional childcare voucher scheme.

North Devon Council believes in valuing diversity and is committed to equal opportunities.


For an application pack, please call 01271 388353, quoting reference PBCS or use the documents below: 

If you require a copy of the application form, or job description, in an alternative format, please contact us.


Investor in People