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Housing Surveyor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
02/09/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/09/2019 23:59
Salary:
Grade 9 £27,905 to £31,371
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
190846
Employment Location:
Seaham or Crook
Post Number:
REAL19-277
Closing date:
15 Sep
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a Housing Surveyor.

The post holder will be accountable to the Home Improvement Agency Team Leader and will contribute to the effective operation and ongoing development of the House Improvement Agency Service.

Working in the Home Improvement Agency you will be required to carry out full property inspections to establish housing conditions and to assess the best practical and reasonable solution. You will possess a sound knowledge of construction techniques and be experienced in identifying and remedying building defects, preparing detailed schedule of works as well as supervising works through to completion. Interpreting the Decent Homes standard and requirements of Occupational Therapists will also be necessary. A team player, you must have good PC skills, be self-motivated, a good communicator and have a practical approach to problem solving.

You will have a proven track record in the HIA sector or a background in surveying and supervising work on site.

Applicants should hold a HNC in Building Studies or equivalent relevant qualification and Certification as a competent person, for the purposes of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System. A professional qualification such as RICS/CIOB would be advantageous.

Travel is an essential requirement for the post.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on a date to be confirmed.

For further information about the post please contact: Neil Turner, HIA Team Leader on 03000 266473 or email: neil.turner2@durham.gov.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 268153/264223 or email hrREAL@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.