Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full time
Advert Start Date: 05/06/2023
Advert End Date: 02/07/2023 23:59
Salary: Grade 13 £42,503 to £46,549 per annum
Hours per week: 37
Job Category: Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
Vacancy ID: 245554
Employment Location: County Hall, Durham (hybrid working options available)
Post Number: REG223-036
Number of posts: 1
Closing date: 2 Jul
We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual for the position of Principal Surveyor within the Corporate Property and Land Service.
With a large, varied estate spread throughout the County and ambitious regeneration schemes underway, now is an exciting time to join us and be part of this delivery.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
You will support the day to day management of the Council's land and building estate, including rationalisation schemes, working closely with other public and private sector partners and delivery of large-scale regeneration projects across the County.
As part of the team responsible for Land Management, you will be required to undertake a diverse range of casework including rural estate management, negotiating access and rights over land, acquisitions and disposals. You will also have management responsibility for other surveyors carrying out casework within the Land Management Team.
We encourage you to contact Laura Carrick, Consultant Surveyor via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an informal discussion about the role.
WHAT WILL YOU NEED?
You will hold a RICS membership (or equivalent body), and have experience in undertaking property acquisitions, disposals and valuations. Please review the person specification for further criteria.
Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday 11 July 2023.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that can show they meet all the essential criteria and have indicated they have a disability, are a looked after young person, care leaver or a veteran.
If you have any support needs or require assistance when applying for this role, please contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team via email PESREG@durham.gov.uk or telephone 03000 264469 / 264798 / 264764 / 264778
HOW TO APPLY
In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Applications must be submitted on-line via the Northeast Jobs portal.
Please use the ‘Person Specification’ section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge. Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the person specification will not be short-listed.
BENEFITS AND REWARDS
We can offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive salaries, a generous leave entitlement of up to 32 days, a government pension scheme and various flexible and hybrid working options (benefits are subject to individual Terms and Conditions).
If you would like to know more, please follow this link: https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/26895/Rewards-and-benefits
Durham County Council currently operates a hybrid working policy where a model of 2 days in the workplace and 3 days at home/remote will apply. This model is pro-rated for part time roles and arrangements are at managers discretion, alternatively you can work all of your contracted hours within the workplace if you prefer.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION
We are a proud equal opportunities employer and recognise the value of difference, having a diverse talented workforce brings new ideas and new perspectives, which will facilitate growth and improvements to services.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we encourage applications from disabled people and can provide support throughout the recruitment process, for more information please refer to the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion page on our website.
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