Job Title: Property Asset Surveyor
Department: Assets & Commercial Services
Location: Rochford District Council
Salary: PO1 - PO4 £31,346 - £33,782
Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, staff discounts
Our culture and values
We like our staff to be proactive and innovative. Being customer focused and willing to maximise your potential at work are expected. We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents which sometimes means getting involved in projects and trying new tasks outside of your day to day job role. We love our staff to suggest new ideas and to have enthusiasm to try out new experiences.
The job role
Working within a small Asset Management Team, this post is a dynamic and varied Senior role, encompassing Asset Management liaising with leaseholders and tenants and managing these groups, reviewing leases and updating the Estate Management property records.
Support the Asset Team in being efficient to deliver its duties day to day with emphasis on small and medium projects and, asset disposal, acquisition and lease negotiations.
The wider team covers Building Surveying and Facilities Management duties for council owned assets. There will be a requirement to offer support to these services and make recommendations to promote joined up investment where appropriate in our property to ensure it is efficiently managed, fit for purpose and able to meet the changing needs of the community and staff.
The ideal candidate will be qualified or a graduate from an RICS Accredited Degree surveying discipline, working towards professional membership. Relevant experience in a property or building related role will be considered.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent customer focus and liaison skills with colleagues, community groups, residents, contractors, councillors, key stakeholders and consultants. You will need to provide a proactive service along with an enthusiastic team working approach to maximising best efficient use from council owned assets.
You will carry out inspections using software and prepare reports to assist in the development of capital programme for planned maintenance works with ability to develop specifications for defined projects and manage delivery.
For an informal chat please call Darren McLoughlin on 01702 318116.
Interview date: 10th February 2022
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
It is our policy that if you have not heard back within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.