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Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1UJ
£38,069 - £41,755 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.



Renfrewshire is one of the larger authorities in Scotland with a population of 170,000 covering both urban and rural communities. Its area attracts major development opportunities and interests including Glasgow Airport, the major Riverside developments at Braehead and Renfrew, and the former Royal Ordnance Factory, Bishopton Community Growth Area together with an ambitious Council-led capital investment programme.

The post is based in Paisley and provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced and committed surveyor to contribute to the Council’s high quality service provision.

The Development Standards Section is part of Communities, Housing and Planning Services, and delivers the Council’s Development Management and Building Standards functions.

We are looking to recruit a building standards surveyor who will assess building warrant applications, carry out site inspections, determine completion certificates and provide assistance to members of the public on matters relating to Building Standards with a clear emphasis on improvement, performance delivery and customer service. The role also requires the successful candidate to participate in a dangerous building stand by rota.

You must have a Degree or equivalent in a construction related discipline. Comprehensive  knowledge of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and construction knowledge along with previous building standards experience are essential as are effective oral and written communication skills, customer care, experience of inspecting construction work, I.T. skills, and the ability to work to tight deadlines with the minimum of supervision. 

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit