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  • Ref no: MOR04496
  • Published: 22/11/19
  • Closes: 6/12/19
  • Location: Council Headquarters High Street Elgin Moray, IV30 1BX
  • Salary: £26,898.95 - £39,471.90 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

The post holder will undertake the verification of applications for Building Warrant and the acceptance of Completion Certificates, provide advice and guidance to enquirers and contribute to meeting the performance targets expected of the Building Standards Section.
Whilst the Council wish to appoint a fully qualified person experienced ideally within a Local Authority Building Standards environment, consideration will however be given to candidates who have lesser qualifications/experience of Building Standards. In those circumstances it would be expected that such candidates undertake study in order to gain a professional qualification. Salary placement and the duties undertaken will be subject to experience and qualification.


Verifying applications for Building Warrant and Completion Certificate submissions.
Provide information and advice regarding Building Standards and related matters.
Contributing to the formulation and implementation of and complying with the objectives, policies and procedures of the Building Standards Section.

The Individual

Significant relevant experience ideally in a Local Authority Building Standards environment.

Degree in a Building related subject.  (HNC along with substantial relevant experience may be considered)

Excellent oral/written communication skills

Analytical approach

IT Skills

Negotiating Skills Self confident and self motivated

Working Knowledge of the Technical Standards

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van

Ability to relate well with all levels of staff

Willingness to work in a demanding position where a flexible and corporate approach is required

Willingness to accept direction/delegation

A commitment to deliver quality services to agreed standards

Ability to work in open plan office

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service

Ability to work in different office depending on service requirements

Closing Date: 6th December 2019
Salary: £26,898.95 - £39,471.90 (Career Grade Scheme)
Hours per week: 36.25 hours
Hourly rate: £14.27 - 20.94 per hour

Proposed Interview date: Wednesday 18th December 2019

For further information please contact Willie Clark on 01343 563291 or

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