Building Surveyor, Southend-on-Sea, £38,890 - £44,863 depending on experience
Your new organisation
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 a Building Surveyor to support the maintenance and refurbishment of public buildings within the borough.
Your new role
As the Building Surveyor you will carry out condition surveys of the council’s corporate property estate including schools, leisure centres, theatres, museums, seaside shelters and the world’s longest pleasure pier. You will also be involved in building repairs which will include the design and production of specifications. The planned maintenance projects will be managed from inception to completion including managing contractors and ensuring the project is delivered on time and within budget. You will also be involved in reactive repairs from time to time.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful for this role you will need a minimum of an HNC, HND, BEng or BSc and should have experience completing condition surveys and project management, ideally within commercial property. Contract management experience is beneficial. Strong communication skills and the ability to work on your own or as part of a team is essential.
What you'll get in return
This is a permanent position, paying up to £44,863 PA. When joining in a permanent position, 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.