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National Trust - Winchester - Assistant Rural Surveyor

Job Added: 05 April 2019

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National Trust

£27,735 pa


Job description:

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 27 mo)

Ref: IRC79032


We're seeking an Assistant Rural Surveyor to work directly with the Estate Management team based at our Micheldever Station Office in Hampshire.

There’s no other employer like the National Trust. Unrivalled access to a variety of landscapes, a huge breadth of quality work - & experienced mentors to offer support - our Rural Estate Management training offers the first step on an exciting and diverse career path.

Focused on becoming a rural practice Chartered Surveyor, you'll already have completed a RICS accredited degree or other exempting qualification and be ready to embark on the 2-year Assessment of Professional Competence. We offer a 27 - month training programme providing access to a wide range of experience in Estate Management - and fantastic support networks to prepare our Surveyors for their APC final assessment.

What it's like to work here

Working at the Trust offers variety; from dramatic coastline to breath-taking countryside, from working mills to manor houses, from pubs and churches to wildlife habitats, we look after an extraordinary variety of special places and spaces across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We care for around 255,000 hectares of land and over 700 miles of coastline; woodlands, nature reserves and parks and more than 350 houses and gardens.

What you'll be doing

A significant proportion of the role will be residential and agricultural let Estate Management, but with an element of commercial work, across a varied and challenging portfolio.

From managing lettings to licensing activities, you’ll help colleagues to provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute advice and guidance and will build productive relationships with our tenants, drawing upon internal and external information to ensure that we’re providing the best service in the most effective way.

Assistant rural surveyors work with our Estate Managers to provide colleagues and tenants with the expertise needed to deliver and promote conservation of our land, alongside driving income generation for conservation. Our Estate Management professionals are at the heart of the delivery of the Trust’s Land, Outdoors and Nature Strategy.

Who we're looking for

Like everyone here, you love the outdoors and you’ll enjoy offering your expertise to help our people to get the best out of their land.

You’ll also need to have the following:

  • A degree in a relevant subject, you’ll be working towards RICS membership
  • Practical knowledge of land use and residential property management, environmental issues, conservation and  sustainable development
  • Some experience of rural work, so you know the issues communities are facing and the challenges of living and  working in the countryside
  • An up-to-date understanding of what’s happening in the wider world of rural surveying (including relevant  legislation)
  • Strong negotiation skills - you will be able to work alongside our tenants and build good trusted relationships


To find out about the benefits we offer to support you, please follow:

Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!

To find out more and apply for this role, please follow:

Closing Date: 26 April 2019
Interview Date: 13 May 2

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