Website Derby City Council
Directorate: Corporate Resources
Contract type: Permanent
Location: The Council House, Derby
We are a team of property professionals including Building Surveyors, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Project Managers and Specialist Professionals looking after a property portfolio of over 1000 council owned commercial buildings.
If you’re looking to step up your career, this is the perfect opportunity to have a chance to work with successful leaders in their field and put that expertise into action on a wide range of property types and wide-ranging projects.
You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you’ll be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions – join us at Derby City Council!
We are looking for a Principal Fire Surveyor to provide a comprehensive fire safety management service to ensure that the Council premises are safe and compliant with all statutory requirements. key service areas include, fire re-inspections, on site audits and audits of fire remedial work including records and information updates, prepare detailed reports and associated documents relating works with priorities actioning all breaches of legislation inadequate fire management and the provision of technical advice, feasibilities, and design documentation.
The successful candidate will thrive in a dynamic environment with a continuous stream of work within the public sector, working with internal and external clients and partner organisations on a varying and challenging portfolio of buildings. You must be comfortable in a client-facing role, helping to develop the existing business by establishing close bonds with both clients to achieve repeat business.
The ideal candidate will thrive on the responsibility and autonomy in managing a varied workload and be able to spot opportunities to help clients achieve their ambitions.
What you can expect from us:
You’ll join an inclusive culture. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.
As a diverse and inclusive employer, Derby City Council strives to contribute to the lasting values for clients, employees, stakeholders, communities and the public sector.
You will have the opportunity to work with other experienced members of staff in your field of work as well as opportunity to work with other departments across the council.
If you would like a discussion or more details on the role then please contact Mark Lowe [email protected]
All employees will normally be appointed to the minimum of the grade for the job.
For reasons connected with a particular need of the Council it may be appropriate, subject to approval, to appoint to a higher point in the pay grade.
Please be aware that where there are staff within the organisation who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy, requirements to redeploy to another suitable role will apply and take priority.
The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 28 October 2023 at midnight. Any application forms received after the closing date will not be accepted.
Interviews will be held week commencing 7 November
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