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Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, DD1 1LS
£20,816 - £38,605 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

The UK's first UNESCO City of Design, it was named the coolest little city in Britain by GQ magazine and described as one of seven cities to watch by CNN. The £1 billion project to transform Dundee into a world-leading waterfront destination, including the Kengo Kuma-designed V&A Dundee, is attracting international attention. Dundee is a dynamic and modern city, offering a unique quality of life. Education, arts, and culture have been central to recent developments, while the city is also a world leader in the fields of biotechnology and digital media.

Further exciting and complex construction development opportunities lie ahead, such as the now-signed £300 million Tay Cities Deal and its blueprint for a smarter, fairer region. The Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc and Eden Project Dundee proposal are further examples of Dundee’s bold and creative ambition.

Forming part of the Building Standards Team, can you be part of the journey, helping to facilitate these opportunities and ensure construction developments within the City are designed and built to meet safety standards, further sustainable development and energy efficiency.

Based in Dundee House, you will work full time, 37 hours per week.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Dave Aitken, 01382 433001,


You will have Corporate Membership of RICS, MCABE, MCIOB and HNC or equivalent in relevant subject area.


You will assist the Team Leader (Building Standards) in carrying out the City Council’s statutory function as a Building Standards authority.

The Individual

You will have experience in all aspects of the Building Standards role, including associated works covered under the Licensing Scotland Act and Civic Scotland Government Act and sound knowledge of the Building Scotland Act and associated statutory instruments.

You will have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing and to prioritise workloads, meeting challenges and deadlines and be committed to a high standard of customer care with a methodical approach to problem solving. You will have good IT skills including word processing, database and spreadsheets and sound organisational skills. You will be flexible and adaptable to change and be committed to honesty, integrity and confidentiality and to further personal development and training.

You will also have the ability to work using own initiative and with limited supervision as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team. You will work flexibly and occasionally be required to attend evening meetings. A driving licence is required.

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