Birmingham City Council

Graduate Building Surveyor

Location
Birmingham
Posted
01 Aug 2022
Closes
30 Oct 2022
Job Ref
323
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Graduate Building Surveyor

Salary GR4 - £28,226 - £35,336

If you could build a brighter future, what would you do?

Birmingham is a city on the move. Join our Property Services team and you can aim higher too.  We’re a city with a vision. For our communities. For our people. For the future. Opportunity doesn’t wait. And neither do we. We’re building the Birmingham of tomorrow, using the largest property portfolio of its kind. Together, we can change millions of lives for the better.  

Build your career and professional expertise as you help to look after property in our city.  The range and scope of our portfolio offers genuine opportunities for professional development. You can look forward to managing both land and buildings with a focus on maintenance and repairs.  From assisting in the preparation of building condition surveys to supervising repairs and the work of contractors, it’s a varied role.

You’re a graduate with a RICs-accredited degree and ideally some experience of property management and maintenance. Knowledge of building regulations, safety issues, and relevant codes of practice is expected. Good communication and team-working skills are important, and you should also have the ability to use Microsoft Office to prepare correspondence and reports. A full driving licence is essential.

Thrive in an environment that promotes diversity and inclusivity, healthy lifestyle choices, wellbeing and balance. We’ll empower you to be the best you can be, with coaching, mentoring and training programmes that meet your professional and personal development needs at every stage of your career with us.

We also offer:

  • Family friendly policies.
  • A range of benefits, including membership of the West Midlands Pension Fund, discounted gym membership and a confidential employee assistance programme.
  • 29 days’ annual leave increasing with length of service, plus the option to purchase additional days.

You must upload a CV and Supporting Statement via the miscellaneous attachment on to your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered.

Closing date 30 October - 12 Noon - Applications will be shortlisted weekly   

For informal enquires please contact Jane Bird via email at Jane.Bird@birmingham.gov.uk

Please see our microsite for further information and how to apply - https://cityonthemove.co.uk

Ref: BCC323

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible). 

Job Description and Person Specification

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