Fire Safety Surveyor


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

09 Oct 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Salary: PO7 £51,717 – £54,873

Location: Haringey, North London

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week  

Closing Date: Sunday 9th October 2022

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth.

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Housing Services and Building Safety Compliance, who are looking to recruit a highly talented Fire Safety Surveyor to join a professional team of Fire Risk Assessors.

You will be responsible for fire related improvement works using fire risk assessment (FRA) to deliver day to day actions, projects, and planned work within agreed timeframes, as well as ensuring compliance with the health and safety standards and procedures.

You will ensure that work is delivered in accordance with Building Regulations, best practice, and fire safety standards, with our residents at the heart of everything you do.

Responsibilities and Duties

To develop, in conjunction with the Fire Safety and Asset Strategy consultant, a prioritised delivery programme for the completion of all fire improvement works required across the building stock.

To produce client briefs for the delivery of fire improvement works, resulting from the fire risk assessment programme.

To liaise with Lessee Operations regarding the Section 20 consultation process.

To carry out post completion audits to confirm the quality of works undertaken.

To monitor and report on the delivery of the FRA works delivery programme.

In consultation with relevant heads of service, develop a process for the management, delivery and completion of FRA findings.

In consultation with the relevant heads of service, define within the business’ Fire Strategy, the minimum design and material standards for fire safety precautions.

Develop a twoyear riskbased programme for the delivery of all FRA capital works.

Appoint, brief and manage external consultants as required.

Liaise with the Major Works and Property Maintenance teams and / or LBH’s term contractors to provide relevant information regarding fire improvement works and the relevant standards required to enable works to be designed and delivered.

Produce and review management data to inform proactive inspections and remedial programmes.

Where required, provide support through the building control; planning and / or listed building consent process.

•Where required, review and comment on written specifications of work and technical drawings to ensure works have been designed in accordance with Building Regulation and British Standard requirements.

Knowledge and Experience

 NEBOSH Fire Safety Management certificate or an alternative Level 3 fire safety management or engineering qualification will be considered

Degree in Building Surveying or equivalent qualification in a related field

Substantial experience in a similar role, regarding fire related project management, design, servicing, repair or installation

Proven track record in managing large, high profile and value projects

Extensive experience of building surveying and specific experience of building maintenance, preferably within a social housing context.

Experience in managing an extensive, complex and varying caseload, with projects from inception to completion. Knowledge of relevant legislation applicable to residential buildings and construction activities.


We offer a local authority pension and a healthy work-life balance, with flexible working hours and generous annual leave. We are committed to our employees and offer many opportunities for professional development. This includes training, shadowing and mentoring. You will be part of a wide professional network, across London and the UK.


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