Graduate Building Surveyor
Wychavon District Council is a great place to work, with high levels of resident satisfaction and motivated staff who enjoy working with us. Located in South Worcestershire the district boasts a beautiful natural environment, a rich heritage and plenty to do and see. Wychavon district is also ranked as second-best rural place to live in the UK.
We pride ourselves on being a progressive organisation who spends time and energy on what we know matters to our residents and communities –like creating jobs, providing great quality leisure services ,keeping the streets clean, helping people feel safe and preventing homelessness.
Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and as a result we are always looking to recruit, develop and retain the very best talent we can find. That's why, as well as a satisfying job, we offer a range of attractive benefits, such as flexible working arrangements, generous holiday entitlements, a pension scheme, plenty of opportunities for personal development, and discounted gym membership.
We share a Chief Executive/Managing Director and a joint management team with Malvern Hills District Council. Whilst they retain their own political structures and distinct identities, the joint management structure allows us to maximise the opportunity to deliver a wide range of good value services to our customers and communities, and operate and develop shared services and partnership arrangements with each other and with other councils.
Graduate Building Surveyor, Full Time, Permanent
Salary up to £28,672 per annum
This is an excellent opportunity for a Graduate Building Surveyor who is looking to work towards full RICS membership, to join a multi-disciplinary team working with a wide portfolio of property. You will be assisting with the Council’s capital building projects which include the development of sporting facilities and the renovation of listed buildings together with developing and delivering planned maintenance programmes
We require an enthusiastic, organised and self-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will have a degree in Building Surveying or a comparable qualification together with practical building related experience. We will give you the support and experience required to attain full RICS membership.
- A degree in Building Surveying or comparable qualification
- Practical building related experience
- Driving licence and use of a car for business
- Sound knowledge of building construction and contract management
- Up to date knowledge of relevant Health and Safety regulations and guidance
Skills & Experience:
- Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
- Self-motivated and committed
- Committed to high standard of performance and continuous improvement
- Good team player
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Systematic, adaptable and well organised
- Good management and motivation skills
- Creative and innovative
- Good ICT skills including AutoCAD
- Accurate with an attention to detail
To discuss the post or for further information, please call Jason Yarwood on 07970 485098
Closing date: 19 September 2021
Interview date: 28 September 2021