Assistant Assessor

Shetland Islands
£62,268 per annum inclusive
22 Mar 2019
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Position

Assistant Assessor

Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board

£62,268 per annum inclusive

On-line Ref No: SIC03317 

Closing date: 22 April 2019 

37 Hours per week.  A Flexi-Time system in operation

The Assistant Assessor, based in Shetland, will manage the Shetland office.


The postholder supports the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer in carrying out his/her statutory duties in accordance with the Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board’s values, objectives and targets. This includes the following functions: Non-domestic valuation for rating and council tax valuation for domestic subjects.  The Assistant Assessor will manage all the Board’s functions, covering Orkney and Shetland, in the absence of the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer.

The postholder is required to be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

We will pay interview expenses for travel within the UK.

A relocation package is attached to this post.

A Market Forces Supplement of 30% is included in the salary shown.  Such supplements are temporary and reviewed every 2 years in line with changes in the market.

Applications can be submitted through or alternatively you can send your c.v. to clearly stating which vacancy you are applying for.

Further information on the role is available from Dennis Stevenson, Assessor and Electoral

Registration Officer, Tel 01856 876222

For more information on living and working in Shetland visit  and about Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board at 


If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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