Trainee Surveyor

Have you got what it takes to be the future of Building Control? South Norfolk and Broadland Council have an exciting opportunity for you to joins us as a Trainee Surveyor based at Long Stratton, close to Norwich, NR15 2XE or Wisbech, close to Kings Lynn, PE13 3BH . You will join us on a full-time basis working 37 hours on a 2 year Fixed Term Contract. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £22,571 - £26,492 per annum. Two Council's One Team Broadland and South Norfolk Councils are in a partnership with staff working together for both Councils. As a Trainee Surveyor , you will gain experience and training in building control surveying, plan checking, and all elements of building control. You will be supported and mentored by an experienced building control team. This will give you the opportunity to work onsite, in the office, and remotely as your experience and abilities grow. What's in it for you... Our package includes: - 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years' service plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time employees) - Opportunity to work your hours flexibly to improve your work-life balance (where operationally possible) - Employer pension contributions of 15% with the option to make additional voluntary contributions - Access to our One Team Rewards scheme including discounts in high street shops and restaurants, employee assistance programme, and car lease scheme - with more to come - Payroll giving scheme - Regular reviews with your line manager, develop a personal development plan, as well as opportunities to undertake training - Compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need - Support towards volunteering days in the community and encouragement to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities. What you could be part of... We believe in a collaborative partnership approach to building control, that is innovative and pioneering. We have developed full digital and mobile working platforms, enabling you to achieve a work-life balance. Committed to developing our staff enabling you to build on your existing qualifications and experience. Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like. Continuous improvement is also vital, and we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people's lives. Responsibilities of our Trainee Surveyor: - Administering and enforcing building regulations and associated legislation under the direction of the management team - Undertaking plan checking duties to increase knowledge of construction details and the practical application of building regulations - Attending and assisting with site inspections including dangerous structures to develop knowledge and experience in this field of work - Keeping up to date with regulatory and legislative changes, new products, and construction techniques relevant to the UK - Undertaking training to gain competency in all elements of a surveyor's role - Delivering excellent customer care and providing a quality service promoting the services of CNC to existing and potential customers - Liaising with internal and external departments and organisations - Positively participating in the development and delivery of corporate change programmes and initiatives What we're looking for in our Trainee Surveyor: 5 years experience in a relevant construction-related discipline or a level 6 qualification on the national qualifications framework (NQF) in a relevant construction-related discipline. If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Trainee Surveyor then please click 'apply' now, we'd love to hear from you Closing date: 4th July 2021 Interview date: 15th and 16th July 2021 Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.

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