Are you a Building Surveyor looking for a role with a wide range of interesting projects?
Do you want to work within an organisation that has a target to be carbon neutral by 2030?
Do you want to be supported to grow your technical and broader workplace skills?
About the role
From finding solutions to rectifying defects, undertaking all kinds of refurbishments to organising a far-reaching programme of planned maintenance works, we deal with a wide range of building types including schools, social care premises, non-housing buildings and listed historic buildings.
You will work with our Mechanical and Electrical Engineers as part of a design team approach to refurbishment projects that reduce carbon and will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of client teams who will value and respect your input.
We are looking for team players who have:
- good Health and Safety awareness,
- AutoCAD skills
- a flexible approach
- good communication skills
You will be well supported by our trusted, busy team of professionals as you grow your career, whether you are qualified or working towards qualification as a Building Surveyor of the RICS, CIOB or similar approved.
- help you through your APC with work time to study and
- provide a programme of in-house training and CPDs to help you grow and succeed
- pay your annual subs (when you qualify).
You will enjoy a package of benefits that includes;
- a healthy work life balance with flexible working hours and hybrid working from home and at Hove Town Hall
- a laptop and iPhone for the days you work from home
- a rental deposit loan scheme, season ticket loans, travel and leisure discounts
- Relocation expenses where applicable.
If you would like to find out more, please e-mail the best number to call you back on to the Senior Building Surveyor firstname.lastname@example.org who will ask one of the team’s Building Surveyors to call you back.
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We offer the opportunity for the suitable candidate to choose to work in a hybrid way. Your specific working arrangements will be subject to team and service working arrangements already in place alongside Government guidance. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).