Valuer or Trainee Valuer

Employer
Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board
Location
Hillside House, Laurelhill Business Park, Stirling
Salary
£28,141.52-£39,766.78 dependant on experience
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Closing Date: Friday 28th January 2022

Blended working

Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board covers the Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling Council areas. The Assessor for the Valuation Joint Board is responsible for compiling and maintaining the Valuation Roll for Non-Domestic Rates and the Valuation List for Council Tax. The Assessor is also the Electoral Registration Officer for three Councils (Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire) and in that capacity is responsible for maintaining the Register of Electors and Absent Vote Lists. The Board employees approximately 45 people and our office is at Hillside House, Laurelhill Business Park, Stirling.

We are looking to recruit a Valuer or Trainee Valuer to work within our Valuation Team.

Applications are invited from members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Consideration will also be given to Graduates with an RICS accredited degree who are working towards the Assessment of Professional Competence of the RICS (valuation pathway), or candidates with relevant experience in an Assessors Service or equivalent experience in the land and property sector who possess the entry requirements for the BSc in Real Estate Management at the College of Estate Management, or another similar RICS accredited qualification.

Consideration will also be given to candidates who meet the entry qualifications for the postgraduate MSC in Real Estate at CEM.

Dependant on experience, the successful candidate will be responsible for the survey and valuation of a wide range of property for rating purposes, the survey and valuation of domestic property for Council Tax, the negotiation of appeals with ratepayers and professional agents and the presentation of evidence before the Valuation Appeal Committee.

The full job profiles and person specifications for the Valuer and Trainee Valuer roles are attached below.

Benefits of working for us include access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, 34 days annual leave (including public holidays) rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service, flexi leave along with a range of other family friendly policies.

Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board values diversity and offers equality of opportunity. All applicants will be considered fairly and on merit.

CSVJB operates a guaranteed interview scheme for anyone who has a disability. You will be guaranteed an interview if you meet all the essential criteria as outlined in the person specification.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including basic Disclosure.

Relocation expenses may be available – please enquire for further information.

All financially assisted training for Trainee Valuers will be subject to Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board’s learning contract. For further details please contact the Executive Assistant on 01786 892211.

To apply please complete parts 1 & 2 of the application form and the Equal opportunities form included in the attachments below. Return to executive.assistant@centralscotland-vjb.gov.uk

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