Graduate Assistant Rural Surveyor

at Townsend Chartered Surveyors
Location Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Date Posted 02/04/2024
Category Land Management and Surveying
Job Type Full-Time Vacancies
Closing Date 19/06/2024
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How to Apply

Join a small but forward-thinking and creative team of rural surveyors. Based in Exeter, Devon, Townsend Chartered Surveyors provide local and national traditional land agency services with a reputation for excellence and are the leading Environmental Credit brokers in the UK.

• The firm provides a diverse range of professional services for national as well as local clients, including
estate management, farm and land sales, valuations, planning, ecological and forestry advice, landlord &
tenant, rent reviews, Countryside Stewardship, ELMS and BPS claims.

• The firm is also the leading national brokerage house for a variety of intangible assets including BPS
Entitlements (Wales, Scotland and NI), Carbon, Biodiversity Net Gain, Nutrient Neutrality and Water
Abstraction Licences in the UK, with over 30 years’ of experience in trading farm quotas since 1992.

• There will be opportunities to become directly involved in exciting and specialised projects such as expert
witness work, large-scale woodland creation, BNG surveys & projects and researching and giving expert
advice on cutting-edge policy issues including our brokerage work.

The ideal candidate for the graduate role will have completed or be studying for an RICS accredited rural degree and an interest in joining a small traditional land agency firm. A wide range of experience will be gained throughout the rural sector and we will work with the successful candidate to achieve the required level in all APC competencies, building on any previous knowledge and interests within the rural sector. In addition CAAV training is offered.

Our trainees have a proven track record of successfully achieving their chartered status as rural surveyors (RICS) and agricultural valuers (CAAV), whilst enjoying exciting challenges in their day-to-day employment with an early high level of client contact and responsibility (please see Join Us, for some testimonials).
The salary offered will be appropriate to the level of experience and qualification of the successful candidate, with an annual programmed salary review.

Significant opportunities for career development are available for the right candidate.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence. If you are interested in this opportunity please email your CV and a covering letter to Kathy Dean at in the first instance.

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