Rural Practice Valuer

Cornwall Council
Business & Management, Construction and Property
Truro/St Austell
Salary Details
£28,047 - £35,229
Hours of work
Job Type
Interview Date
31/10/2018 (Anticipated)
Closing Date
Rural Practice Surveyor to join our Estate Delivery Property Team. The post could suit a Graduate Valuer who is keen to develop & complete their APC, or a recently qualified MRICS looking to develop experience across a range of assets.

Job Description

The Rural Practice surveyor, as part of a team, will be involved in actively managing the 4,400 ha Council Farms estate, providing written Agricultural Appraisals in respect of planning applications and undertaking some commercial L&T work. 

It is envisaged that the most appropriate Surveyor will have:

  • A relevant professional qualification and be a member of a relevant professional body.
  • Knowledge and experience of rural estate management.

The role requires you to:

Undertake a wide range of transactional property related matters and effectively manage the County Farms Estate. You will build strong working relationship with tenants, local agents, members and clerks of Town and Parish councils to facilitate the day to day management of these Councils assets.

You will be required to carry out rent reviews, the management of re-lettings,  routine estate management activities, the collection of rent and preparation of legal instructions where rent is in arrears, the termination of tenancies and all end of tenancy matters. 

The post could suit a Graduate Valuer who is keen to develop & complete their APC, or a recently qualified MRICS looking to develop experience across a range of assets. 

* Salary: £28,047 to £35,229  (Arrangements for a graduate surveyor would see a stepped salary approach on achieving key milestone towards APC) 
* Working hours: Full Time 37 Hours (Flexible Working)
* 23 days annual leave per year (increasing to 28 days after 5 years service) plus bank holidays

Company Description

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.  This position will be subject to a basic criminal record disclosure check.

Cornwall Council deliver services to more than half a million local people and to over five million visitors a year and our ambition is to be an employer of choice, a high performing Council and a learning organisation.  This includes being committed to providing an employee reward and benefits package which will attract, retain, motivate and reward our employees:

•a competitive salary (Cornwall Council pays employees a minimum of the Living Wage Foundation rate)
•a defined benefit pension scheme, based on your career average earnings, including the option for additional voluntary contributions(*)
•23 days annual leave per year (pro rata), rising to 28 days after five years' continuous service. Plus bank holidays and ability to purchase additional annual leave.
•family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
•you may be able to work flexible hours and take 'flexi leave' for any accrued time
•payment of relevant professional fees
•car salary sacrifice scheme
•relocation scheme
•relevant learning and development opportunities, with the possibility for financial and/or other assistance

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