Maintenance Surveyor

Maintenance Surveyor


Contract: Permanent

Location: Northallerton, York, Thirsk, Scarborough, Selby, Richmond, Ripon areas

Hours: Full time or part time options available

Grade: L

Salary: £40,221 to £44,428


We are looking for a Maintenance Surveyor to join our Property Services team, in the Northallerton, York, Thirsk, Scarborough, Selby, Richmond, Ripon areas to provide services to the Council’s own portfolio, including schools via the traded service, and to partner organisations.  As such you must be committed to high quality customer service principles and demonstrate behaviours consistent with the delivery of a commercial offer.


Our responsibilities


We have a property portfolio consisting of over 3000 land and property assets which include schools, corporate offices and other service delivery accommodation and non-operational properties.


At NYC, we manage our property via a Corporate Landlord model and therefore the Property Service is responsible for the management of all operational and non-operational property and retains some responsibilities for the management of schools. In addition to the management of the portfolio the property service also delivers a number of services on a commercial basis to schools and other third-party organisations.


 The role


As our Maintenance Surveyor you will contribute to the maintenance of the Council’s property portfolio, surveying establishments to record condition and other issues, monitor works undertaken by contractors, including through post completion monitoring of repair work, and to take action as required, undertake a programme of annual meetings to establishments / schools to review property / condition / risk issues and to provide professional advice as appropriate and contribute towards the development of programmes of planned maintenance and compliance works through an awareness of priority issues. You will also manage and deliver individual planned maintenance projects and supervise the commissioning and delivery of responsive and preventative maintenance, including liaison with the Health and Safety Risk Management Unit regarding CDM and other relevant regulatory provisions.


What you will bring


You will ideally be qualified to degree standard, preferably with a recognised (part or working towards) professional qualification (RICS, MCIOB, etc), or have substantial experience in a comparable role. You will have an in-depth knowledge of building construction, operation, maintenance procedures and contracts, and current guidance and legislation with respect to planning, statutory requirements, and relevant Health and Safety, including the CDM regulations. Knowledge of CAD is also desirable. You will also have proven experience in a building surveying, project management or property management role, either from a client or contracting background.

You must be an exceptional communicator both written and oral, demonstrate analytical skills with the ability to persuade, influence and negotiate and make effective decisions and sound professional judgements.


This is an exciting time at North Yorkshire Council as we bring together 8 district, borough and county councils to form the third largest unitary council in England. Whilst this is a s a period of change maintenance surveyors are, and will, continue to be crucial to property services.


As an organisation, we strongly believe in promoting a positive work/life balance, with hybrid and flexible working opportunities and the use of modern technology. You will have access to some great benefits via our Everybody Benefits scheme, such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our Local Government Pension Scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish.


For more information on the benefits we offer please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 


 Contact and apply

If you would like to have an informal conversation about our role please contact Mike Adams on 07980 013836 or

Applying is easy, simply click on apply now, register your details and upload you CV by midnight on 17th June 2024

Please note, it is important that your CV includes your full contact details (telephone, email, and address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), and explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification below.

 Key dates

Closing date: 17th June 2024

Shortlisting: 18th June 2024

Interview date: Week Commencing 24th June 2024


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Total Rewards


NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


North Yorkshire Councils’ purpose is to deliver services and facilities to the diverse residents and visitors of North Yorkshire. To ensure we deliver inclusive services we strive to have a diverse workforce where everybody can be themselves by respecting differences and embedding equality of opportunity. We celebrate diversity and recognise each other’s contributions, we therefore welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.


North Yorkshire Council  are committed to the health and safety of our employees and of others including the general public. It  has a responsibility to ensure employees who hold a position that is deemed to be safety critical as it requires the performance of duties which are directly related to the safe operation or security of a facility, piece of equipment or vehicle, handling of chemicals or work at height or in confined spaces and which, if not performed properly, could result in a serious safety risk or environmental hazard to employees, a facility or the general public , do not attend work whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Individuals offered employment with  North Yorkshire Council will be subject to the Workplace Substance Misuse policy. For safety critical roles as detailed above,  random  alcohol and drug testing may take place during the course of employment.


It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with adults at risk.


We are committed to the inclusion, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk*

Maintenance Surveyor
Location: Scarborough Area
Salary: £40,221 - £44,428