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Orkney & Shetland Valuation Joint Board, 8 Broad Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NX
£65,609 - £71,303 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week



Depute Assessor

Salary: £63,068 – £68,762 plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,541
Full-time, 35 hours per week

The Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board is seeking to appoint to a senior officer role.

The Place
The Northern Isles provide a beautiful setting in which to live and work and a wonderful opportunity to combine a fulfilling and challenging career with the best that the islands can offer in terms of lifestyle. Both Orkney and Shetland are vibrant and forward-thinking communities, regularly voted amongst the happiest and best places to live in the UK. The quality of life is second to none, with a rising population, excellent local services, and a multitude of opportunities and facilities to cater for whatever your interests outside of work may be.

Depute Assessor
You will support the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer in carrying out their statutory duties in accordance with the Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board’s values, objectives and targets.

The Depute Assessor will manage all the Board’s functions, covering Orkney and Shetland, when required, in the absence of the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer.

The postholder is required to be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and have significant experience in valuations and ratings work.

The postholder will be based in either Orkney or Shetland and this will be discussed with the successful applicant. A relocation package up to maximum of £6,000 is available for this post and all reasonable interview expenses will be paid, should you be selected for interview.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Karen Greaves, Clerk to the Board Tel: 01856 873535 ext. 2202 or Robert Eunson, Assessor Tel: 01856 876222.

Closing Date: Sunday 4 June 2023

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council policy.

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