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Quantity Surveyor

Employer: Reading Borough Council | Directorate of Children, Education & Early Help Services

  • Reference: NBH0135
  • Published on: Fri 06/01/2017 08:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/01/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Salary: Grade RG8M (SCP45-51) £39,660 - £45,242 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: RG1 2LU

Here at Reading, we want people to enjoy a great quality of life – whether it’s those who live in the Borough or the colleagues who choose to work with us. So what does that mean for you?

It means a superb range of benefits to start with. There are flexible working options, as well as free parking, paid professional membership, an excellent pension, the ability to purchase additional leave and more. That’s not to mention structured learning and development to help you achieve your professional goals.

Your job itself offers real variety and involvement in a wide range of exciting projects. We’re working hard to improve disadvantaged areas and enhance people’s lives across the Borough – and you’ll be right at the heart of that. Whether you’re working on major refurbishment projects, regeneration programmes, consultancy services or any other area, you’ll be helping us create communities that people are happy to call home.

Qualified to degree level in a Quantity Surveying discipline or HNC in Quantity Surveying plus significant relevant experience/experience in social housing, you’ve proved that you can prepare financial estimates and budget costs, measure completed works and prepare financial certificates. In addition you will be able to prepare Bills of Quantities for selected projects and undertake site inspections to determine the financial position of projects. Last but not least, you’re a first-rate problem solver who can think on your feet.

For further information and please email or call 0118 937 2460.

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Closing date: 19 January 2017

Interviews: to be confirmed in February 2017

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