Rural Surveyor - Somerset

  • Job Reference: DC/888385
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus
  • Sector: Rural Surveying
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Rural Surveyor - Somerset

Beach Baker are working exclusively with an established Firm of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents.

With several offices located across Somerset and Wiltshire, they have a fantastic opportunity for a Rural Surveyor to join their Professional team.

You will be joining an established and knowledgeable team providing a wide range of services to their clients. Due to their location, and the nature of the Firm, this position boasts varied day to day working.

Main Purpose:

Providing rural professional service to a private client based on the Somerset/Wiltshire border. To increase the client base, office profitability and promote the firm to the best of your ability.

As a Rural Surveyor, your main duties will include:

  • You will be primarily engaged in Rural Practice which will include the following:
    • General property and land management.
    • Claims for compensation, subsidies and grants.
    • Valuations for all purposes, both formal and informal including bank, probate, IHT planning, Pension etc.
    • Planning applications where experience and understanding allows.
    • Involvement in property auctions and sales/rentals by private treaty as required.

On offer:

  • Where annual memberships to professional bodies are required to perform your role, they will cover the annual membership fee
  • They will financially support the completion of your required annual CPD hours
  • Remote working is considered for this role
  • The opportunity to carry out livestock auctioneering
  • Competitive annual salary

Personal Attributes required

Professional Qualifications Required: RICS accredited degree

Relevant Experience: Must have a knowledge of property and rural land matters and carry a minimum of 2 years in a similar role.

Knowledge of the local area would be advantageous.

Intellectual/ Personal Skills: Must have excellent communication, and interpersonal skills; be self motivated, display initiative and have a high level of integrity.

Computing Skills: Must have a good level of IT competence, and be a confident user of office 365.

Work Environment Must have a valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for work purposes.

For more information, please call Dan Cole: 07443 880 834 or e-mail: