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Senior Estates Surveyor

Dorset Council
Dorchester, Dorset
£36,922 - £42,821
Closing date
9 May 2021

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Senior Estates Surveyor


37 hours a week

£36,922 - £42,821

We are seeking a highly motivated, knowledgeable and experienced Senior Estates Surveyor to join our Asset Management Team at Dorset Council.

This is an exciting time to join the Asset Management Team as The Council Plan identifies the effective utilisation of the Council’s property assets as one of the six transformational programmes for the new authority. 

What you will be doing

You will work in a new, small, contemporary team of technical experts helping to deliver Dorset Council policies and priorities in relation to its diverse and multi-faceted property estate extending to over 1,400 property assets. You will also provide professional advice to other Dorset Council services, external partners and organisations.

About you 

The role will include undertaking a range of estate management related duties the focus of which is to ensure income from property assets is maximised, voids minimised and the best social and commercial return is achieved as well as the mentoring of other members of the Team.

Working at Dorset Council

This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new council in Dorset – home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity.

On 1 April 2019, five district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services. 

You will have the opportunity to build your career in a modern, flexible and inclusive organisation, and this is an exciting time to join – at the start of our journey together.

For more information about our new council visit:

Dorset Council provides a framework to explain the behaviours expected from everyone who works, or volunteers, for Dorset Council regardless of their role or grade within the organisation, find more information about this here. The behaviours will form part of the selection process, where you will be asked to evidence when you have demonstrated them.

This post has a significant travel requirement and you are contractually required to have a vehicle (or transport deemed to be suitable by the council) available for use as required.

Dorset Council uses generic job descriptions and person specifications and therefore the job title in the attachments on the right may differ from the job title in the advert. Further specific information may be provided in a context statement where relevant.

This role is UK based and your Right to Work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

For more information regarding Dorset Council’s rewards and benefits click here.

For further information regarding Dorset Council’s commitment to Equality & Diversity click here.

NB: You will be unable to view the job description and person specification forms after this vacancy has closed. We cannot accept CVs in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

Dorset Council is committed to making our recruitment process barrier-free, and as inclusive as possible for everyone.

For more information on how to apply, please see this helpful guidance.     

Please note Dorset Council does not accept CV’s in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

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