Regional Building Conservation Surveyor – Central Belt – National Trust for Scotland – Glasgow

National Trust for Scotland

National Trust for Scotland

Regional Building Conservation Surveyor – Central Belt

Salary: from £38,557 – £50,322 (dependent on experience & qualifications) + £3,800 Essential Business Car User Allowance

Location: Edinburgh/ Glasgow (with some flexibility for home working)

Permanent Appointment

Imagine working here!

The National Trust for Scotland is looking for a strong team player who is committed to conserving and sharing Scotland’s heritage. Join the NTS Building Surveying Team and you will work with Scotland’s largest and most diverse portfolio of historic buildings and structures. This is an exciting time for the Trust as we have recently launched a 10-year Strategy: Nature, Beauty and Heritage for Everyone with a strong focus on caring for Scotland’s special places through best practice in conservation.

The role

We are seeking a strong team player to join our Building Conservation Team, looking after many of Scotland’s most important historic buildings and structures. This role will be based in the Central Belt covering the regions.

Where you will work

You will be based at our Edinburgh or Glasgow Regional Offices but most of your work will be site based at properties. You will need your own transport and should expect to be away from home overnight on some occasions.

Who are we looking for

We are looking for a Building Conservation professional with at least 2 years’ post-qualification experience, you will be part of the team that supports the Trust’s operational regions in caring for and operating our buildings. You will work with castles, cottages, museums, offices, bothies, residential and agricultural lets and toilet blocks – old and new buildings are all part of the NTS portfolio.

You will promote and deliver best practice in conservation, safe construction and maintenance management and support operational colleagues with guidance and advice. You will undertake surveys, diagnose defects, specify repairs, and manage projects to deliver conservation, improvement, repair, and maintenance works to our built assets.

What we offer

Our close-knit Buildings Team has a challenging job where no two days are the same but where we firmly believe that we can make a real difference to the future of Scotland’s built heritage. An opportunity to work with some of Scotland’s top experts in heritage management across natural, built and cultural heritage as NTS embarks on a big vision: Nature, Beauty and Heritage for Everyone.

We offer a competitive salary plus essential car user allowance, 30 days annual leave per annum (plus up to 7 Trust days during the Christmas holiday season), enrollment in one of the Trust’s two pension schemes and a benefits package including free entry to all National Trust for Scotland properties and discount at NTS shops and cafes.

For further information and a detailed Job Description, or to apply, please contact Iain Atkinson, Director, Eden Scott by email to [email protected] or by phone on 07714 124 033.

Closing Date for applications – Friday 22nd September 2023.

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