Closing date 23/06/2019
Job Type Permanent
Job Hours Full-time
Industry Property and Real-estate
Location Southend on Sea, Essex
Salary £31,371 - £36,876 (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Job Ad description:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre offering traditional seaside living that makes it a great place to live and work. This diverse and busy town has great public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links. The Council are looking to appoint an Adaptations Building Surveyor to deliver Aids and Adaptations projects within the district.
Your new role
As the Adaptations Building Surveyor you will carry out surveys to resident’s homes and advise customers on the suitability and method of repair/adaptation to their property. This is likely to include installing wet rooms, widening doorways and minor extensions. The role will also involve preparing preliminary costs for prospective work and managing the performance of external contractors, including snagging. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a team that act as catalysts for change, who truly embrace a collaborative team culture and partake in rewarding work.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful for this role you will need to have a minimum of an HNC/HND or degree in Building Surveying and have worked within an adaptations and property maintenance environment. Knowledge of the Equality Act (2010), Building Regulations part M “Access to and the use of buildings” and CDM are necessary requirements of the role. Excellent verbal and written skills are essential, and you must have access to a vehicle for work purposes.
What you'll get in return
This is a permanent position, paying up to £36,876 PA. You can enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working, salary sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. A full list of benefits provided by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council can be found on the “Jobs at the council” webpage.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Laura Kittle at Hays on 01245 782130. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.
Provisional interview dates: 24th, 25th and 26th June