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A Career in Estates

tgsDo you enjoy problem solving?  Are you adaptable and enjoy a challenge?  Are you interested in property and property development?

If Yes? Then a career as an Estates Surveyor could be for you.

Aberdeenshire Council has a vast portfolio of properties including schools, care homes, sports centres, houses, country parks, business parks and offices.

As an Estates Surveyor or Property Management Assistant you would play a central role in the procurement, management and disposal of property.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is one of the oldest and most respected of high profile worldwide professions involved in the property sector. There are two levels of membership. As a full member of the RICS you will be entitled to the letters MRICS/ FRICS.

As a technical member you will be entitled to use the designation of TechRICS after your name.

strichen-community-parkWhat qualifications and experience do you need?

To qualify as a surveying technician you will require an HNC/HND or equivalent, together with practical training and technical assessment. On successful completion you will become a technical member of the RICS.

To quality as a chartered surveyor you will require a BSc (Hons) degree together with practical training and professional competence. On successful completion you will become a general practice chartered surveyor.

There are a number of universities across the UK that run suitable courses. Distance Learning courses are also available.

Alternatively we occasionally offer opportunities for those who want to leave school and pursue academic training on a day release or correspondence learning basis. Those who choose this route will learn through experience of practical work tasks and by gaining knowledge through practical experience supplemented by academic training.

Future Career Opportunities

We will give you financial support, practical experience and mentoring as you work towards the assessment of professional competence and a professional qualification. We assist trainees through accredited courses and train graduates. In time, you will have direct responsibility for your own project. We will help you realise your potential.

For further information contact:

Estates Manager
Woodhill House
AB16 5GB
Tel: 01224 664257

For further information regarding careers in Estates you can contact:

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
12 Great George Street
Parliament Square
Telephone: 024 7686 8555