The Highland and Western Isles Valuation Joint Board

Job vacancies

Clerical Assistant - Inverness

Salary - £19,747.00 - £21,345.64

Applications are invited for this full-time permanent post, based at the Board’s headquarters in Moray House, 16-18 Bank Street, Inverness.

As part of a team you will be required to undertake a range of clerical duties including computer data input/processing and dealing with enquiries from members of the public.  Good communication and keyboard skills are essential along with a good general standard of education together with relevant and substantial experience in a clerical team-based environment. 

You will be required to undertake a basic Disclosure check.

To find out more information on the role or to discuss the detailed job/person specifications, please contact Jackie Manson, Administrative Assistant, The Highland and Western Isles Valuation Joint Board, Moray House, 16-18 Bank Street, Inverness, IV1 1QY email - Jackie.Manson@highland.gov.uk

An application form must be completed. CVs will not be accepted.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 5pm Friday 10 February 2023.

Application forms should be returned marked private and confidential to the address below.

Field Officer/Senior Technical Assistant - Wick

Salary - £21,582.13 - £25,385.93  (rising to £28,607.33 on TC3 grade)

A vacancy has arisen in the Board’s Wick Office for a Field Officer/Senior Technical Assistant to survey properties for domestic and non-domestic Rating and Council Tax purposes. 

You will principally be required to survey, measure and collate data of property for the purposes of council tax and rating valuation.  Essential duties will also include electoral registration activities such as door to door canvassing.

You will preferably have experience in the survey and measurement of buildings and land.  Familiarity in working with the public will also be an advantage.  Good interpersonal, communication and computer skills are essential. 

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Caithness and Sutherland to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

You will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Check.

To find out more information on the role or to discuss the detailed job/person specification, please contact Jimmy McCarthy, Valuer, The Highland & Western Isles Valuation Joint Board, 3A Bridge Street, Wick, KW1 4AG (Telephone 01463 383756).

An application form must be completed. CVs will not be accepted.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 5pm Friday 17 February 2023.

Application forms should be returned marked private and confidential to the address below.

Valuer 

Salary - £35,122.93 – £41,583.36

Applications are invited for this post based at the Board's Headquarters office at Moray House, 16-18 Bank Street, Inverness.

The above post is open to qualified Chartered Surveyors, preferably with experience and knowledge of rating and council tax valuation, law and practice.

Further Information

For this post good interpersonal, communication and computer skills are essential. You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within the valuation area to meet the operational needs of the department.

You will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Check.

To find out more information on the role please contact:

Fiona Rostock, Divisional Valuer/Stephen MacKenzie, Divisional Valuer,
The Highland and Western Isles Valuation Joint Board,
Moray House, 16-18 Bank Street,
Inverness, IV1 1QY

Email: assessor@highland.gov.uk

An application form must be completed. CVs will not be accepted.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 31 March 2023.

Application forms should be returned marked private and confidential to the address below.