Building Surveyor

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
£38,760 per annum + market supplement of £7,095 per annum
24 May 2019
09 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

Salary: £38,760 per annum + market supplement of £7,095 per annum

Location: Town Hall

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week.

DBS Check: No

Closing Date: 09/06/2019 at 17:00 PM

Reference: ED/19/97577


Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is a high performing innovative local authority with a clear vision focused on high quality delivery and development.  The Council is currently progressing with a very exciting economic development plan to further advance and encourage economic growth with investment into the borough, whilst ensuring the appropriate infrastructure is in place to support growth and enhance quality of life.  Tunbridge Wells is an excellent place to work and hosts a variety of heritage and areas of outstanding natural beauty within the County of Kent.

Reporting to the Building & Property Manager, you will be joining a very active Buildings and Projects Team comprising Building Surveyors, Project Managers, M&E Engineers and Architects and working alongside colleagues in the Estates and Civic Development Project teams.

The purpose of the Buildings & Property Team is to deliver capital reinvestment and improvement projects, statutory compliance and planned maintenance to a diverse portfolio of Council properties.

In addition to this the team offers technical support, guidance and valuable expertise to internal and external stakeholders.

As Building Surveyor you will project manage a variety of contracts, maintain key relationships with stakeholders, and provide an excellent surveying service alongside your professional colleagues in the team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a property professional who may be seeking their next challenge or perhaps keen to move from the private sector or to work locally and escape the London commute.

Please contact Diane Brady Property Estates and Development Lead on 01892 554152 if you have any queries regarding the post.  For a detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria please the Job Description and Person Specification. 

Benefits include 32 days holiday (increasing to 35 days after five years Local Government Service) and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.  In addition you can expect support for CPD and payment of professional fees. 

Our competency framework describes what's expected from our employees in terms of attitudes and behaviours. To view our core competencies, click here.


Closing Date:             29/05/2019           

Interview Date:         w/c 10/06/2019

Equal Opportunities
Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment. 

How to apply

We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Gateway Please follow the 'Apply' button to submit your application.

Further information on this vacancy please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached below.

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