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Employer: London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Reference: N&C/17/42330
  • Published on: Tue 05/09/2017 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/09/2017 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £35,268 - £38,229 PO3
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

Are you an ambitious building surveyor looking to expand your experience and portfolio?

Can you act as the face of our property services, both with residents and councillors?

London Borough of Waltham Forest Council are firmly committed to ensuring that every single one of our residents has access to suitable housing, no matter their circumstance. Our Repairs and Maintenance team play a vital role in this – ensuring that each and every one of our 12,000 properties meets the high standards that we hold as service.

To continue this crucial work, we are looking to bring Surveyors into the[KU1] [NP2] team. The successful candidate will take responsibility for surveying properties and assessing required repairs. We’ll look to you to take complete ownerships of repairs and maintenance projects – overseeing all necessary contractor works and ensuring complete quality control.

You will be expected to represent our service with the residents of the borough. Exercising outstanding communication skills, you’ll manage residents’ expectations and empathise with their individual situations.

About you

We are looking for well-rounded professional with wide ranging technical skills and experience. You will join us ready to hit the ground running and keen to take on larger projects and planned works where possible.

We need someone able to work with flexibility and support the rest of the team where possible. Key to this will be an ability to see the bigger picture within the service and a desire to work towards this.

You’ll have excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels – bolstered by your confidence and experience.

Due to the nature of the work, you will also require a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle (mileage will be paid).

About us

London Borough of Waltham Forest is the perfect place for an accomplished surveyor to take a significant step forward in your career. We offer a supportive environment in which you’ll be able to stretch yourself, take on new challenges and develop.

You’ll have the opportunity to join a talented and dedicated team – all driven by a determination to provide essential housing services for those in the community most in need.

We also offer an excellent benefits package, including generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme and much more.

Closing: 25th September 5pm

Interviews will take place between 4th – 16th October

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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