Area Building Standards Surveyor x 2 posts

Scottish Borders Council

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Job Details

Grade: 8A
Hourly Rate: £14.88 - £16.22
Salary: £27,165.83 - £29,611.32 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

To be part of a team to assist in the delivery of the building standards service on behalf of the Depute Chief Planning Officer. To ensure that the Council’s functions under the Building Standards remit are delivered in an economic, efficient and effective manner, particularly in respect of the building warrant process, throughout the Scottish Borders.


A Diploma/Degree in building surveying or equivalent formal qualification. Or substantial relevant experience in dealing with development applications, negotiations, plan vetting and dangerous buildings.
Proven record of relevant CPD training should be available.

Substantial proven experience within a Building Standards service.
Technical and legislative awareness of the statutes under which the service operates.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Lennox Blyth Tel: 01835 825134


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit. 

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