Property Surveying

Graduate Property Surveyor

Role title: Graduate Property Surveyor

Location: Dublin

Length: 24 month traineeship in property surveying with trainees working to complete Assessment of Professional Competency (APC) and gain accreditation from the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland (SCSI).

Hours: Monday-Friday, 37 hours per week

Role Description: Property Surveyors work within the Property Services division of Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) to ensure the maintenance and improvement of an AHBs housing stock. A Property Surveyor’s day to day role is varied and can include conducting property surveys, stock condition surveys, managing external contractors and procurement, diagnosing defects in homes and overseeing the repairs and maintenance of homes. A Property Surveyor within an AHB will spend much of their time carrying out work inside tenants’ homes, therefore a professional and empathetic nature is essential for the role. For Purpose is searching for three Graduate Property Surveyors, with placements available in Túath Housing, Co-operative Housing Ireland and Clúid Housing.

The traineeship is for a period of 24 months with the trainee working to undertake their APC and fulfil SCSI requirements to become chartered. Full training will be provided in order to acquire accreditation. In addition to pursuing SCSI accreditation, a comprehensive training and development programme is also in place to support the growth of your professional skills and knowledge of the housing sector. While undergoing your traineeship, you will be provided with a dedicated For Purpose mentor with an extensive background in housing who you will meet with each month for a mentoring session.  You will also attend training sessions with other trainees in social housing for one day per month covering professional skills (e.g. presentation skills, communication skills, report writing) and social housing knowledge. Trainees also attend roundtable sessions throughout the year and participate in peer-led learning activities such as learning lunches.

Traineeships in property surveying on the For Purpose programme offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package and the chance to have a direct impact in addressing Ireland’s housing needs.

Person Profile: Are you looking for an opportunity in property surveying and to contribute to solving Ireland’s social housing needs? We are searching for a graduate with the following profile:

  • Minimum level 7 degree in an SCSI (or equivalent) approved course
  • Attention to detail and ability to carry out work to a high standard
  • Ability to work with people in an effective manner and manage relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Organisation skills and ability to manage a varied workload
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • High motivation level
  • High degree of initiative, flexibility and creativity
  • Full driving licence
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and ability to work on own initiative
  • Full working rights in Ireland

If you have the above profile and you are searching for an opportunity to begin a career in the not-for-profit sector then we would like to hear from you!

Remuneration & Benefits:

The role offers a number of attractive benefits and a remuneration package including:

  • Starting salary of €27,890 rising after 12 months
  • Full provision of training requirements for APC and access to SCSI accreditation
  • Comprehensive training and development programme including one to one mentoring sessions, group training sessions with other For Purpose trainees, roundtable sessions and peer-led learning activities
  • Positive and flexible working environments
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Career progression opportunities
  • City centre locations
  • Contributing to meet Ireland’s social housing needs

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum level 7 degree in an SCSI (or equivalent) approved course

How to Apply:

Hit the button below and send your CV and a cover letter to Michael.Walsh@forpurpose.ie to apply. The closing date for applications is Friday 05th April.

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