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AVJB, 9 Wellington Square
£35,533 - £45,643 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

What is the role?

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 potential 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.

You will be responsible for the survey and valuation of all lands and heritages for the purposes of the Lands Valuation Acts and the Local Government Finance Act 1992. You will also be responsible for the discussion and negotiation of appeals with taxpayers and professional agents, preparing cases for presentation to the Local Valuation Appeal Committee or Lands Tribunal for Scotland and appearing as an expert witness at such hearings.

Applicants should be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Valuation Faculty) and preferably have knowledge and/or experience in valuation for Rating and Council Tax, with the ability to survey and value all lands and heritages. Applicants must be computer literate and should have excellent communication and team working skills. You will have a positive, professional, and responsible attitude, coupled with the ability to multi-task, while ensuring strict deadlines are achieved. You will have the ability to work as part of a team or individually.

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Extra information:

The Grade of this post is dependent on experience:

Valuer (Chartered Surveyor) - The Grade of this post is Grade 3 / Level 9-10; the hourly rate is from £19.47 to £22.88 and the annual salary is from £35,533 to £41,756.

Senior Valuer (Chartered Surveyor) - The Grade of this post is Grade 3 / Level 11; the hourly rate is from £23.54 to £25.01 and the annual salary is from £42,960 to £45,654.

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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