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Ilchester Estates - West Dorset - Estates Surveyor

Job Added: 13 August 2019

To apply:

Main Contact:
Sophie Aplin

CV Address:
Ilchester Estates, The Estate Office, Melbury Sampford, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 0LF


Ilchester Estates

Melbury Sampford

Job description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Estates Surveyor at Ilchester Estates, a large traditional rural Estate located in West Dorset. The Estate extends to over 16,000 acres with a substantial residential portfolio, a variety of let commercial units, a number of let farms, an extensive in-hand farming operation, forestry and sporting interests along with a tourism operation including a number of visitor attractions and holiday cottages.

Working as part of a committed small team, the Estates Surveyor will support the Rural Estate Manager and other members of the Estate team with a wide range of property management and general Estate duties. Duties will include assisting with the day to day management of the let property portfolio, ensuring that properties are fully let out on optimised rents, maintaining property records and ensuring the Estate’s compliance with relevant legislation. Input will be required across all aspects of the Estate as and when necessary, it is therefore imperative that the applicant is a team player with excellent communication and organisational skills.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant qualification and will ideally be a newly qualified Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or be ready to sit their Assessment of Professional Competence within the next six months.

The role will be based at the Estate Office located between Dorchester and Yeovil in West Dorset.

A competitive salary package is available which will be dependent on experience.

Please submit an application in the form of a covering letter and Curriculum Vitae marked ‘Private and Confidential’ either by post to Mrs S Aplin, Ilchester Estates, The Estate Office, Melbury Sampford, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 0LF or by email to The closing date for applications is Friday 27th September 2019 with interviews being held during the week commencing Monday 30th September 2019.

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