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Building Surveyor (Property Services) P01550

Housing and Communities
£30,560 - £36,806 inclusive of Outer Fringe Allowance
Hyde Way, 26- 28 Hyde Way, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL7 3UQ
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/09/2019 at 23:55 PM

Building Surveyor (Property Services)

£30,560 - £36,806 inclusive of Outer Fringe Allowance
37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Asset Management team within the Property Services (Housing) department.

You will be part of a highly driven, professional team responsible for the management and delivery of various projects to the councils 9,000 housing stock. Carrying out site visits to diagnose, specify and deliver works via external procurement or through existing long-term partnering agreements, you will be highly skilled in the area of construction defects and project management.

In addition to holding a relevant technical qualification you must have good working knowledge of building defects and specification writing. You will need to work in partnership with our contractors to ensure that these projects are successfully delivered to agreed standards, within budget and on time. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of performance management to ensure that quality and value for money is achieved at all times. You will also play a key role in the monitoring, updating and delivery of our Asset Management Strategy.

It is essential that you are an effective communicator with experience of working within a contract environment and passionate about delivering excellent customer service to our residents. Working alongside the other members of the Property Services team you will ensure that all contractual obligations placed on the Council or its contractors are met. Computer literacy and the ability to plan and prioritise workloads are essential requirements of this role.

This is an ideal opportunity for the right person who has the desire to succeed in their profession and develop a career in a rapidly changing sector.

You will need a full driving license and use of a vehicle on a daily basis for which a mileage allowance will be paid.

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The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post. 

Closing date for applications is 15 September 2019.

Assessments and interviews will be held on 26 September 2019.

Equal Opportunities

Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link below.

Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy.

It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the role specific questions section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements.

If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.

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