Technical Officer Surveyor

York, North Yorkshire
£26,875 to £29,783 per annum
08 Sep 2020
20 Sep 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

We are seeking an enthusiastic Technical Officer to join our team to help deliver the disabled facilities grant and council housing adaptation programme.

The successful applicant will:

  • Respond to requests for adaptations across all tenures
  • Inspect and provide technical drawings and specifications written reports on properties and schedules of work. Where necessary provide feasibility reports with sketch plans, schedules of work and estimated costs.
  • Work closely with other professionals such as occupational therapists, and officers in Housing and Building Maintenance, during the course of the work.
  • Carry out all necessary contract duties in accordance with the terms and conditions of contracts including on site supervision and liaison with contractor and attending any necessary progress meetings

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C2: Can express him/herself spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or backtracking around any difficulty so smoothly that the person with whom they are conversing is hardly aware of it.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

You will be working at home during this pandemic.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact James Bailey,   or on 01904 552300

Closing date:  Sunday 20 September  2020 at 12 midnight

Interview date:  Week commencing Monday 5 October 2020

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