Building Surveyor

  • Employer: Surrey Heath Borough Council
  • Reference: FCS/23/262144
  • Published: Thu 16/11/2023, 8:37 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/12/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,467 - £49,680 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: Hybrid
  • Location: Surrey Heath House, Camberley, Hybrid Working, Surrey, Hampshire

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Building Surveyor

Grade                    SH7

Join Surrey Heath Borough Council and be part of an organisation who is committed to delivery through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service. We have a friendly and supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in our community for everyone that lives and works here. We welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by welcoming new ideas from everyone.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Building Surveyor to join our property team. The work is interesting and varied across a diverse range of civic, leisure and commercial properties. It includes building pathology, survey and inspection, design and specification, and project management of works from small scale reactive maintenance to larger repair, refurbishment and new build construction projects.

About You

You will have a broad range of building surveying skills including preparation of drawings/specifications/schedules of work, preparation of contracts based on standard JCT templates and supervision of construction work. You will be familiar with AutoCAD and be able to undertake surveys of both buildings and land.

The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering a range of construction projects ranging from £500 to £500,000.  You will have the ability to manage a number of different projects at the same time and deliver to tight time scales.

You will have a practical approach to solving problems.

You will have experience of working with relevant health and safety regulations such as those around fire safety, asbestos management and CDM. Knowledge of the MEES regulations would be beneficial.

You will possess excellent communication skills at all levels and be able manage consultants, contractors, stakeholders and clients.

A current full driving licence and access to a car are required, for which mileage expenses will be paid.

Additional Information


We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 25 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.

 Closing date:          10th December 2023

Interview date:      18th or 19th December 2023


Contact details

For an informal discussion, please contact Darren Burgess, Technical Services Manager on 01276 707577,

Our Commitment

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.


Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707126 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist.  If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.

If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 01276 707126.

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