Mid Sussex District Council is a dynamic, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England. We have clear priorities, and are proud that our service provision is consistently rated highly by the local community. We are based in easily accessible Haywards Heath at the centre of the largest opportunity for development identified in the Coast 2 Capital Strategic Economic Plan and the Greater Brighton City Deal.
As well as a number of attractive rural areas Burgess Hill and East Grinstead are two of the region’s major conurbations. Current projects include major town centre revitalisation work in these areas, which involves providing strategic advice to the Council. The Council’s recent acquisition of the Orchards Shopping Centre demonstrates a firm commitment to secure opportunities to further invest in the District.
We are a great employer to work for, situated in a glorious part of the country with great staff benefits to offer, including generous holiday, car allowance and pension. We are currently seeking a professionally qualified and skilled person to fill the following post:-
Facilities & Projects Surveyor (COTD093)
Salary: Up to £34,196 pa plus £5K market supplement –
We are also seeking to appoint an experienced Facilities & Projects Surveyor to manage a range of repair and improvement projects, from initial feasibility to post-completion.
Working as a member of our Corporate Estates and Facilities team, you will be responsible for carrying out surveys and inspections, arranging repairs, undertaking feasibility studies and cost estimates, specifying and procuring contracted works, and overseeing both contractors and consultants. You will also help in the planning and implementation of the Council’s forward maintenance programme.
The role involves providing technical advice and extensive liaison with colleagues in other departments and external stakeholders, so excellent communication skills are essential. As well as a sound understanding of building technology and repairs, you will be expected to demonstrate significant experience in specification, procurement and project management. Candidates will be expected to hold a relevant professional qualification (e.g. TechRICS, MRICS, MCIOB).
If any of these opportunities sound like the role for you we’d love to hear from you. If you would like any further information, or have any questions about any of these positions, you should contact Lance Kester on 01444 477258 or firstname.lastname@example.orgOr you can simply go to www.midsussex,gov.uk/jobs and apply online.
Closing date: 2 February 2017
Interview date: 13 February 2017