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Job Vacancy:Technical Support Assistant (Building Control)

Job Information


£7,629 - £8,477 p.a

Contract Type:

Temporary (to 31st March 2020), Part Time


15 hours per week


Council Offices, Hailsham


We are looking for a Technical Support Assistant to work in our busy Building Control department to provide admin and clerical support to our Surveyors in the East Sussex Building Control Partnership. In addition to booking site inspection visits and dealing with telephone and e mail enquiries you will record, register and validate Building Regulations applications and issue decision notices. This is a temporary post to 31 March 2020 pending a review of workloads for 15 hours per week worked Thursday and Friday (although consideration would be given to alternative days).

In addition to previous experience of working within a busy office environment you will have good keyboard and IT skills, together with a good standard of education (GCSE level or equivalent preferred), and excellent communication and customer service skills. This role involves regular telephone contact with the public, requiring fluent spoken English.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

Closing Date:

18 September 2019

Interview Date:


Post Number:


Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX