Valuation Member

Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission
Northern Ireland
Fee: £355.50 per day, £177.75 per half day and £177.75 per day of training
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Job Details

NIJAC is inviting applications for the office of fee paid Valuation Member of the Northern Ireland Valuation Tribunal (NIVT). It is intended to make three appointments and to maintain a reserve list for 12 months from the anticipated date of first appointment (31 May 2023).

The NIVT is an independent, judicial body that hears and determines appeals in respect of domestic rates and other rating appeals, including those relating to disability, education and lone pensioner rating relief. NIVT’s remit also includes High Hedges appeals against decisions of District Councils.

A Valuation Member will be required to assist in the conduct of NIVT hearings including by providing valuation and, as applicable, surveying expertise at any appropriate site visit and also during the hearing and in the subsequent decision-making process.


To be eligible for appointment as a Valuation Member a person must, by 31 May 2023, have three years’ experience in the valuation of land.

Fee: £355.50 per day, £177.75 per half day and £177.75 per day of training

Closing date: Monday 3 April 2023 at 12noon

For further information and to apply online please visit: Apply online -

Additional Resources

Information Video

April Matchett talks with Tim Hopkins about the Northern Ireland Valuation Tribunal, the role of Valuation Member and shares advice for potential applicants:

NIVT Information Video

Northern Ireland Valuation Tribunal

Visit for further information about the Tribunal and related legislation.

Read previous Judicial decisions and directions | Judiciary NI from the NIVT

The Selection Process

The Selection process will involve completing an Application Form and if eligible attending an Interview with the Selection Committee. The Interview will last for approximately 30 minutes and the date and time for attendance will be confirmed in advance to eligible applicants.

Scheme Documents

There are a range of assistance and materials available on the NIJAC website including a Job Description, Nature of the Role document and an Applicant Information Booklet. These can be accessed when you visit the Apply Online Section of the website:

There is also a Point of Contact who is available to speak to potential applicants on a confidential basis. Contact details are in the Applicant Information Booklet on the NIJAC website.



The Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission (NIJAC) was established in June 2005 as an independent public body established to bring about a new system for appointing members of the judiciary in Northern Ireland.

NIJAC’s aim is to secure and provide the community with, so far as is reasonably practicable to do so, a judiciary which is reflective of the community in Northern Ireland with all appointments made solely on the basis of merit.

For further information: Welcome to Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission | Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission (

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