Rural Surveyor - Somerset

  • Job Reference: DC/888560
  • Date Posted: 20 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car/Allowance & Benefits
  • Sector: Rural Surveying
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

MAIN OBJECTIVE: A varied rural professional role for a proactive chartered surveyor assisting with general rural professional matters including agency, rural grant applications, compensation, landlord and tenant matters and valuations.


  • Assist colleagues in the delivery of:
    • Agency instructions
    • Rural grant applications - BPS, CS, ELMS etc
    • Compensation for landowners - water, gas, sewer and road schemes etc
    • Dealing with landlord and tenant matters, including aspects surrounding FBTs, AHAs and ASTs
    • Assisting with rural valuations for variety of purposes - secured lending, tax, succession planning etc


Skills & Experience required

  • Good working knowledge of agency, rural grant schemes, tenancy legislation, compensation matters and ideally Registered Valuer
  • Excellent team orientated interpersonal skills and experience of communicating effectively with both colleagues and clients
  • Good negotiating and presentational skills
  • The ability to multi-task effectively to meet deadlines
  • Sound knowledge of relevant agricultural tenancy legislation and practical farming

Behaviours & Attitude:

  • A professional outlook with regard to appearance, behaviour and attitude
  • Enthusiasm and drive with a desire to broaden knowledge and experience
  • An interest in strategic business and people management
  • Enjoys taking the initiative in a confident and personable manner
  • Tackles tasks with common sense and enthusiasm
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment where flexibility is essential
  • A strong communicator who has a professional, supportive and open approach to handling staff, clients and client's staff.

Technical Ability and Qualifications:

  • MRICS qualified, ideally a Registered Valuer
  • A good level of competence in Microsoft office
  • Knowledge of Promap or similar digital mapping programmes
  • Full driving licence and car
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the UK or as required