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Building Surveyor

London Borough of Hackney
Hackney, London (Greater)
£60,261 - £61,347
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor, Commercial Property
Business Type
Public Sector

Job Number: HCAA01998

Agreement Type: Permanent - Full Time

Contracted Hours: 36

Salary: £60,261 - £61,347


The London Borough of Hackney is seeking a skilled Building Surveyor to join our Technical Services Team within our Corporate Building Maintenance & Compliance division to deliver an effective, reliable, customer-focused service to Council stakeholders and the wider community.

The role will be to undertake the supervision and management of repair and renewal works to the property portfolio across the Borough. You will be expected to assist in undertaking condition surveys of a wide variety of non-residential property.

You will assist in maintaining robust programmes for ensuring that all properties are compliant with current statutory regulations.

You will support the Strategic Property Services team in providing building survey and inspection advice in relation to the assessment of contractual obligations and preparation of schedules of condition and dilapidations.

You will provide expert and technical advice on the design, condition, capacity, suitability, and statutory compliance monitoring of building installations, advising Council stakeholders. The role supports to the Technical Services Manager and Senior Building Surveyor in managing the work of the wider team to ensure that all Council buildings are maintained to agreed standards.

Using your building knowledge and a high level of technical expertise, you will carry out a critical role, ensuring that Hackney Council can deliver its services and meet corporate objectives across the corporate estate. The estate comprises circa 600 properties across a diverse sector, including commercial offices, libraries, community halls, temporary accommodation, and the voluntary sector.

You will provide expert technical reports, appraisals, measurements, costings, and estimates for various surveys, including maintenance repairs, voids, disrepair, and minor projects.

It is expected that you will have a sound and detailed knowledge of Building Regulations , procurement routes, construction practices, building contracts and legal compliance.

You are required to have a relevant degree or equivalent in Land Management/Surveying, Construction and Building strategy formulation, development, and implementation (or similar).

It is desirable that you have a qualification with The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

There is no better place to work in London than Hackney; we have great pride in our borough, our communities, and our services. Hackney is one of London’s most vibrant and diverse boroughs. It’s one of the most sought-after areas to live in London with good schools, parks, and local amenities, as well as great transport links and vibrant and diverse communities.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values, so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge, and experience.

We will not accept applications where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used to assist with completing the competency questions or any part of the application form.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 17 July 2024 (22.59).

Interview date: To be confirmed.

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included, and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently underrepresented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available:


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