Assistant Building Surveyor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/10/2023 23:59
£27,852 - £30,151 per annum (+Pending pay award)
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Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
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Employment Location:
17 Alington Way, Darlington
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Closing date:
8 Oct
Further Information
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Assistant Building Surveyors to join Darlington Borough Council working within a small team working in the social housing sector.

The role of the Assistant Building Surveyor is critical to maintaining and upgrading the Councils Housing stock, you will be required to investigate, assess and record the materials, age and condition of Council housing assets, ensuring you collect and record information accurately, assisting with investment plans, capital programmes and net zero carbon strategy

The post holder will be required to provide assistance to the Building Surveyors in delivering a comprehensive surveying, specification and estimating function. To procure and manage contracts.

You must be confident with the use of IT and capable of navigating through MS Office, Outlook and have knowledge and skills in the use of databases and autocad.

You must be confident to work independently although support from the broader team is always available. We require dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking people to join our team, it is preferable that you have some experience of working in a person-centred environment or with older and more vulnerable client groups although full induction and ongoing training is provided.

**Please refer to the Qualifications & Education requirements of this post as it is a requirement of the post to undertake a HNC in Building Studies / Construction Management (different providers have different course titles) as part of the role**

We have the following 3 local course providers that the successful candidate could choose to attend so please refer to to their specific entry requirements and feel free to contact us if you wish to discuss this in more detail.


The rewards for working at Darlington Borough Council go beyond the salary you will receive; we have numerous additional benefits such as:

• 32 days Annual Leave (plus Bank Holidays, with
the option to purchase additional Annual Leave (pro-rata for part time working)
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme with option to make Additional
Voluntary Contributions
• Flexi-time scheme
• Flexible working
• Generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave schemes
• Staff equality forums
• Green Car Leasing Scheme
• Access to a wide range of training, learning and development
• Physiotherapy service
• Confidential counselling service
• Great wellbeing offer
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Dolphin Centre Fit for Life Discounts
• Local and National retailer discounts
• Arriva Employee Travel Club

**Please note we are pending a pay award - current proposal is £1,925 on all Band - SCP's but this is still under review with the Unions**

For the full range of benefits we offer, please see our Total Reward Booklet:

Find out further information about us and what it’s like to work for our great team by visiting the Jobs and Careers home page.

General Information for Applicants: All applicant email correspondence will come from donotreply@northeastjobs.org.uk and may be directed to your Junk folder depending on the settings of your email account. Please check both your email and Junk folder as all applicants will be notified whether they have been shortlisted.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
For a further informal discussion please contact Matthew Plews, Building Surveying Manager on 01325 405929.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.