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Building Surveyor
  • Employer: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
  • Reference: CS/19/109386
  • Published: Tue 17/09/2019, 19:30 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 15/11/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,944 - £40,432 (Grade F/G) per annum (subject to qualifications and experience) + Essential car user allowance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY, Kent

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Building Surveyor

Folkestone & Hythe District Council, based in Folkestone, Kent, serves a population of 108,000 and covers a district of 140 square miles. The M20 offers easy access to London and the high speed rail service offers travel times to the capital of under an hour.

The council works to six key objectives:

• More Homes
• More Jobs
• Appearance Matters
• Health Matters
• Achieving Stability
• Delivering Excellence

We have currently have an exciting opportunity for a Building Surveyor/Chartered Builder to join our Technical Services Team.

Key qualifications / knowledge:

• Good level of surveying knowledge.
• Sound working knowledge of construction and building maintenance
• Relevant surveying/ building/property related qualification to a minimum of HNC.
• The written and oral communication skills required to effectively liaise with stakeholders, customers and colleagues at every level and through a range of mediums.
• Relevant surveying/ building/property related qualification to a minimum of HNC.

The successful candidate will cover a varied work load on commercial premises comprising of planned maintenance, cyclical maintenance, project work and managing internal maintenance officers to carry out responsive repairs to FHDC corporate property assets.

The post holder will also have experience working on commercial properties in defect analysis, specification writing, the tender process and managing contractors.

Above all else if you are driven, determined with a positive ‘can do’ attitude along with being calm and effective whatever the world throws at you then we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion please contact Alastair Clifford (Engineering and Buildings Manager) on 01303 853327 or

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 12pm on Friday 15th November 2019.