Property Surveyor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/02/2019 12:00
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Employment Location:
Cowley Road Depot - travel throughout Northumberland
Closing date:
25 Feb
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

The Service
Housing Repairs and Maintenance Service is recruiting a suitably qualified and experienced property surveyor to join our team. The key responsibilities for the role are to carry out surveys and inspections in the Councils housing stock. The main areas of the role will be related to Damp/Condensation inspections along administering, Tenant home improvement process and be the Services lead in relation to tenant disrepair resolution. The role is busy and involves attending home visits to carry out surveys - Producing reports for senior management and raising remedial works using the councils internal workforce and approved contractors.

The role
Key responsibilities, - qualified building surveyor - carrying out surveys and attending appointments in tenants homes - providing reports - experienced in surveying for damp and other building defects - experience of housing disrepair preferably in social housing able to use i.t systems - contractor management from raising purchase orders to agreeing final account - ability to manage onsite operations by contractors and internal workforce - The repairs service is very client facing and this role will require the officer to be able to communicate verbally and in writing with all stakeholders of the council.

We are offering:
A starting salary of £21,074-£23,111
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
Flexible working arrangements (delete if not applicable)
Development and training

For further information, please contact 01670 623649 or keith.miller@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion and for more details about the role, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding this part of the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 6 or claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact 01670 623930 or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.