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AVJB, 9 Wellington Square
£49,859 - £52,943 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description


The Assessor for Ayrshire Valuation Joint Board is responsible for compiling and maintaining the Valuation Roll (listing all non-domestic properties in Ayrshire liable for business rates) and the Valuation List (listing all dwellings in Ayrshire liable for Council Tax).

We are offering an exciting opportunity to work within our Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rating teams, with the opportunity for long term career progression, and are keen to receive applications from talented Chartered Surveyors. We also offer excellent terms and conditions, such as flexible working (including home working), generous annual leave entitlement and enrolment into an enviable local authority pension scheme.

In addition to carrying out property inspections and valuations, analysing rental transactions, devising schemes of valuation, negotiating complex appeals with professional agents and acting as expert witness, you will be required to assist with the direction, supervision and organisation of professional and technical employees and will deputise for the Divisional Assessor as required. In addition, you will be expected to represent the Assessor at Valuation Appeal Committee hearings and lead evidence for Council Tax appeals.

You should be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Valuation Faculty) with experience in valuation for Rating and Council Tax. You should have excellent influential and motivational skills with a professional and positive attitude. Having the confidence to guide others and to make quick and sound decisions is vital, as it the ability to multitask, plan and prioritise workloads to ensure that strict deadlines are achieved. When leading evidence at hearings, you will be expected to react and adapt quickly whilst under pressure.  

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Extra information:

The Grade of this post is dependent on experience:

Divisional Valuer (Chartered Surveyor) - The Grade of this post is Grade 4 / Level 13: the hourly rate is from £27.32 to £29.01 and the annual salary is from £49,859 to £52,943.

This is an Ayrshire Valuation Joint Board post based within their offices at 9 Wellington Square, Ayr.

There is a requirement for a Basic Disclosure check to be carried out for this post. Please note you may be required to meet the cost of this Disclosure check.

Closing date for applications is 9 April 2023.

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