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Building Surveyor

Employer: Chiltern District Council

  • Reference: 22216
  • Published on: Fri 08/09/2017 10:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/10/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week. flexible working hours .
  • Salary: £35,435 - £39,285 per annum, pro rota
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Amersham

Building Surveyor

full time, permanent

£35,435 - £39,285

These are exciting times for South Bucks and Chiltern District Councils’ new joint property service. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Building Surveyor to join us, bringing a fresh perspective and new ideas to this vital area of the Councils’ work.

The Estates Team manages a diverse property portfolio of commercial property including the Councils’ offices, leisure centers and other operational property plus farmland and woodlands.

We offer a friendly, supportive working environment set in beautiful countryside within striking distance of London, Oxford and major travel routes.

The successful candidate will have an RICS or CIOB accredited degree in Building Surveying and have at least 3 years PQE. In practical terms you will be competent in analysing defects in commercial and leisure sector buildings, writing specifications for building repairs and improvements and have a good working knowledge of building and planning legislation, CDM and the JCT Suite of Building Contracts. Professionally you will be able to deliver and manage construction projects from commencement to completion within approved budgets and timetables.

You’ll be hard-working and committed to delivering high quality, professional property services. You will need to be flexible, have good communication skills, eager to make a difference and able to work on your own initiative to deal with diverse projects and prioritise accordingly.

The post will be based mainly in Amersham with travel throughout the two Districts. For more information about this post please contact Louise Dove, Senior Building Surveyor on 01494 732218.

Benefits include a Childcare Voucher Scheme, Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working hours, free parking and as Investors in People Councils, we are committed to training and developing our staff.

As an equal opportunities employer the council can offer a range of flexible work options and all applications and part time requests will be considered.

To apply for the post please go to All applications must be made online by clicking on the apply now button and completing the application form. Please complete the form fully as there will not be an option for you to upload a CV. For any general queries please contact Human Resources on (01494) 732155.

Closing Date: Sunday 8th October 2017

Interview Date: TBC

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