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Senior Asset Building Surveyor

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: R&P/23/251931
  • Published: Wed 16/08/2023, 15:19 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/09/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £36,298 - £39,493 + benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Hybrid Working, Merseyside

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Senior Asset Building Surveyor

There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities and show how they can #BeTheDifference. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to #BeTheDifference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.

There has never been a more exciting time to work within the Assets Service at Wirral Council. The team have a range of projects and deliverables to meet as part of our ambitious regeneration plans for the future. We are therefore looking for a Senior Asset Building Surveyor to join our team and responsible for the delivery of the Capital Programme, day to day repairs and the councils maintenance programmes. The ideal candidate will show considerable initiative, experience, design and project management ability. You will carry out Capital Programme works and day to day building activities within the corporate environment and local authority schools. Key elements of the role include responsibility for design, specification, quality control and programme delivery.

Some key day to day duties will involve:

  • Responsible for carrying out design work and working drawings including the use of AutoCAD or similar software applications.
  • Supervision of installations including issuing instructions to contractors, engineers, consultants and administration of sub-contracts, to their completion.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the delivery of Capital Programme work is carried out in accordance with the programme.
  • Deliver projects that will ensure statutory compliance for Planning and Building Control. Lead on the introduction and application of new technology and systems in relation to Building design.
  • Supervision of installations including issuing instructions to contractors, engineers, consultants and administration of sub-contracts, to their completion.

The ideal candidate will have an HNC/HND Building Studies qualification or equivalent. We are also looking for extensive knowledge of building regulations and experience of working as part of a team responsible for building requirements within an organisation. Experience working for a local authority is particularly advantageous.

Working at Wirral

You’ll also want to know what it’s like to work here so, as a start:

Our values are more than just pieces of paper on our walls! We’ve all played a role in developing these, so they reflect the immense pride we have in what we do, what matters to us, what inspires us and inform how we think, approach things and behave.

We believe in ensuring staff are well looked after, staff wellbeing is a priority for us. We’re serious about recognising and rewarding people for the great things they do. You’ll benefit from our track record of developing, growing and investing in our people.

We have a range of staff benefits including staff discounts, an excellent pension scheme which includes a generous employer contribution rate, immediate life cover and ill-health protection. We have a strong flexible working approach, hybrid working, family-friendly employment initiatives and an annual leave package starting with 28 days leave plus public holidays.

We have an inclusive, engaged culture, everyone has a voice, everyone is valued for their contribution and understands the role they play in delivering our strategic priorities.

Each voice is heard, each contribution valued. We embrace diversity in our workforce and recognise it is critical to our success. We support an inclusive culture that champions differences and nurtures a sense of belonging. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds, who share our values and our commitment to inclusion to apply for roles with us.

We want you to be your best at work, we create the conditions to help you thrive and we mirror this in our recruitment process. If you’d like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process to make it barrier-free and as accessible as possible please contact

 Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

 It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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 All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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