Job Opportunities with GTH

Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities. High quality service and professional advice are central to the firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

Our Current Vacancies

  Taunton - Planning Consultant

 Please apply in writing with CV to Claire Alers-Hankey, Claire.alershankey@gth.net
 
This is a full time, permanent position commencing asap.

Due to our continued expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Consultant in our busy Development, Land & Planning department in Taunton.  This is a demanding role in a busy environment.    You will be working amongst a dedicated and vibrant team of Planning Consultants and Architectural professionals based in our Taunton Office.  

Main responsibilities

Some of the main duties include;

  • Manage individual workload and cases
  • Provide initial Planning Feasibility Advice, carry out detailed research and local plan work including representations
  • Be responsible for the preparation and submission of planning applications to include Planning Statements and all associated documentation
  • Create and submit refusal appeals
  • Pitch for professional instructions
The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate must have;

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Understanding of residential, commercial and agricultural planning
  • Relevant qualifications (MRTPI preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to lead and influence others
This will suit a dynamic forwarding thinking individual who is currently working in a similar role who wants to embark upon a new and interesting role.  
Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team at GTH. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver good results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  • Professional fees paid by us
  • A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  • A pension scheme
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  • Social events throughout the year
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities. High quality service and professional advice are central to the Firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our Firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

Taunton - Residential Sales Negotiator (Maternity Cover)


Please apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to martyn.venner@gth.net with all applications being handled in the strictest confidence.  

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Negotiator to work on a full time, fixed term contract commencing in March 2022 (maternity cover) basis, based in our flagship office in Taunton. The hours of work are Monday –Friday 8.30am-5.30pm and one in three Saturdays 8.30am – 1pm. Salary is highly competitive.

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate must have;

  • Experience within the property sector in a similar position 
  • An outgoing and confident personality
  • A driven and pro-active approach to work
  • Highly organised and efficient approach
  • Professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Driver’s license / Access to own vehicle 
This will suit an individual who is currently working in a similar role who wants to embark upon a career with a dynamic and sought-after Estate Agency.   In exchange for your commitment and flexibility, you will be offered a great opportunity to join a business that believes in nurturing your career, valuing your commitment and rewarding you with an attractive package that really does add up.

Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities. High quality service and professional advice are central to the firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

Building Surveyor

Please apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to Duncan.brown@gth.net

Due to our continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor in our busy Somerset & Devon Professional Services team.  

The successful candidate will be principally based in our Taunton offices, although there may be flexibility to work across any of our Somerset & Devon offices, along with the potential for some home working.  This is a full time, permanent position.

The role would suit a driven, qualified building surveyor with at least 3 years PQE, who has a can-do attitude and a proven track record.  It is a demanding but rewarding role, which will involve a wide range of work.
There will be scope for career progression and involvement in business development.

 Main responsibilities

  Some of the main duties include;

  • Preparing Specifications
  • Contract administration and project management
  • Building conditions reports 
  • Costed Schedules of Works
  • Defect diagnosis and advice
  • Preparation of dilapidation schedules and schedules of condition
  • Party wall awards. 
The Successful Candidate

  Must have;
 
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • MRICS with minimum 3 years PQE  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Clean driving licence and own car
We are offering an attractive salary package along with a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme and other benefits dependent upon level of experience.
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities.  High quality service and professional advice are central to the Firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our Firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

Burnham-On-Sea - Experienced Residential Sales Manager 

Please apply in writing with CV and covering letter to Martyn Venner, martyn.venner@gth.net
 
The Role

We are seeking a Residential Sales Manager to work on a full time, permanent basis, based in Burnham on Sea. The Burnham on Sea office is extremely well established and has a busy and friendly atmosphere.  We are currently in the process of relocating the office to a central location in the middle of the High Street. The successful applicant will lead a small and diverse team and have the benefit of opening our new office which will be newly fitted with the latest technology.  This is a full time role and salary is highly competitive.

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate must have;

  • Ability to develop new business opportunities in estate agency and cross sell across the business
  • Excellent track record in estate agency, with a proven track record in valuing
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Knowledge of the local property market
  • A driven and pro-active approach to work
  • Highly organised and efficient approach
  • Outgoing personality with a passion for customer service
  • Full driving licence essential
This will suit an individual who is currently working in a similar role or a Negotiator who wants to develop and progress their career with a dynamic and sought-after Estate Agency.  
 
Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team at GTH. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver great results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  • Professional fees paid by us
  • A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  • A pension scheme
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  • Social events throughout the year
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities. High quality service and professional advice are central to the firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

 Taunton - Part time house inspector


Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter to Amy Davidson, amy.davidson@gth.net  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy lettings team as a House Inspector.  
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing our clients with a knowledgeable, friendly and dependable service whilst at the same time providing excellent support for the local team.   This is a home based role, attending tenanted properties to conduct periodic inspections on behalf of our Landlords.  

You will effectively work as part of a team ensuring that our clients’ expectations are not just met but exceeded.
 
 To be considered for the role of House Inspector you will have:

  • Experience working in the lettings environment, ideally within the residential property sector
  • Good working knowledge of using an tablet to complete inspection reports and taking photos
  • Excellent communication  and organisational skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure and be a self starter.
You will be required to work 18-21 hours per week, which can be flexible throughout the working week.
We are offering an attractive salary package along with a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme and other benefits dependent upon level of experience.
 
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities. High quality service and professional advice are central to the firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

 Dorchester - Lettings Property Manager (flexible hours or part time will be considered) 

Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter to Sally Mitchell, sally.mitchell@gth.net  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy Dorchester residential office, which manages a large portfolio of residential let properties across the Dorchester area.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing our clients with a knowledgeable, friendly and dependable service including liaising with Landlords, Tenants and internal Stakeholders.  Compliance is also a big part of this role; ensuring that at all times our Landlords and Tenants are complying with the most up to date legislation for residential properties.  
 
This is a busy, fast moving role, and the ideal candidate will need to be resilient, and have the ability to prioritise and remain calm under pressure at all times.
The Successful Candidate

We are looking for a dynamic, confident and motivated residential Lettings Property Manager.

The successful candidate must have;

  • An ARLA qualification (or progressively working towards Level 3 ARLA)
  • Previous lettings experience
  • An outgoing and confident personality
  • Excellent, highly organised administrative and typing skills
  • Be able to work well under pressure
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent MS Office Skills
  • Driver’s license / Access to own vehicle
This will suit an individual who is currently working in a similar role who wants to progress to the next stage of their career.  Previous experience in Property Management Legislation and Residential Lettings are desired.  
 
Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team at GTH. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver good results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  • Professional fees paid by us
  • A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  • A pension scheme
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  • Social events throughout the year

Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities. High quality service and professional advice are central to the firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

Yeovil & surrounding areas, Somerset - Graduate Commercial Property Surveyor 

Please apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to Duncan.brown@gth.net with all applications being handled in the strictest confidence.   Direct social media applications will not be progressed.
This is a full time graduate position commencing ASAP.
 
Greenslade Taylor Hunt’s Commercial Department covers a host of professional services from Landlord & Tenant negotiations to Private Treaty Sales. Our commercial agents also provide specialist advice on all aspects of commercial, development and investment, including sales, acquisitions and lettings of commercial property. Our particular strength lies in our detailed market knowledge across Somerset, Devon and Dorset, combined with considerable experience and a personal, prompt and professional commercial agency service.

The role would suit a driven, committed Graduate, who has a can-do attitude and the desire to be the best.  It is a demanding but rewarding role, which will involve a wide range of work.   All of our graduates have a unique opportunity to learn the day to day surveying role from some of the best surveyor’s in the business. We support a work-based learning approach providing our graduates with a thorough understanding of becoming a Chartered Surveyor through specialising in one of our departments and progressing towards membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and completing the assessment of professional competence (APC).
The Successful Candidate

 Must have;

  • A committed interest in commercial property
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • An RICS accredited Degree 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Clean driving licence and own car

Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team at GTH. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver good results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  •  Professional fees paid by us, plus exceptional on the job training to ensure completion of your APC
  • A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  •  A pension scheme 
  •  Flexibility with working arrangements
  •  Social events throughout the year
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities.  High quality service and professional advice are central to the Firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our Firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

Find out about our Graduate Training Scheme

We support a work-based learning approach providing our graduates with a thorough understanding of becoming a Chartered Surveyor through specialising in one of our departments and progressing towards membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and completing the assessment of professional competence (APC). 

Find out more

Tiverton/Exeter - Senior Rural/General Practice Surveyor

Due to our continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Rural/General Practice Surveyor and Valuer in our busy Devon Professional Services team.  

The successful candidate will be principally based in our Tiverton and Exeter offices, although there may be flexibility to work across any of our Devon offices, along with the potential for some home working.

The role would suit a driven, qualified surveyor with at least 3-5 years PQE, who has a can-do attitude and a proven track record of developing business and contacts.  It is a demanding but rewarding role, which will involve a wide range of work including Valuation work relating to a multitude of assets, Farm/Land Agency, Compensation claims, and Renewable Energy work, as well as other day-to-day land agent tasks.  Direct experience in all of these fields of work is not essential, however extensive formal valuation experience is a necessity for the role.  
 
There will be scope for career progression and involvement in business development.

 Main responsibilities

  Some of the main duties include;

  • Manage individual workload and cases
  • Pitching for professional instructions
  • Providing sound professional advice and service to clients on a wide range of property issues, which may include RICS valuations, disposals/agency, compulsory purchase & compensation, renewable energy, grants and subsidies, rural planning, and landlord & tenant.  

The Successful Candidate

Must have;

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • MRICS with minimum 3 years PQE (ideally 5+), and preferably FAAV although not essential. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to seek and win business and develop contacts
  • Clean driving licence and own car

This will suit a dynamic forward thinking individual who is currently working in a similar role who wants to embark upon a new and interesting role, with potential for career progression.  

Attractive salary package offered dependent upon level of experience.
Please apply in writing with and covering letter to graeme.biffen@gth.net  
Direct social media applications will not be progressed.
This is a full time, permanent position.

Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities.  High quality service and professional advice are central to the Firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our Firm and helps us retain staff for many years.
(Whilst not essential, if a candidate has an interest in livestock markets, the role could potentially be adapted to include involvement in market days at Sedgemoor Market.)

Sedgemoor Auction Centre - Rural/General Practice Surveyor 

Please apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to tom.mellor@gth.net, with all applications being handled in the strictest confidence.  
This is a full time, permanent position commencing ASAP.
 
Due to our continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Rural/General Practice Surveyor in our busy team based at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, which is itself a hub for livestock farmers in the South West of England.  Whilst not essential, if the successful candidate has an interest in livestock markets, the role could be adapted to include involvement in market days at Sedgemoor Market.
The role would suit a driven, qualified surveyor with at least 2 years PQE, who has a can-do attitude and a proven track record of developing business and contacts.  It is a demanding but rewarding role, which will involve a wide range of work including Estate Management, Valuation work, Land Agency, Compensation claims as well as other day-to-day land agent tasks.
 
Main responsibilities
 
Some of the main duties include;

  • Manage individual workload and cases
  • Pitching for professional instructions
  • Providing sound professional advice and service to clients on a wide range of property issues, which may include RICS valuations, disposals/agency, compulsory purchase & compensation, grants and subsidies, rural planning, and landlord & tenant.        
The Successful Candidate

Must have;

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • MRICS with minimum 2 years PQE, and preferably FAAV although not essential. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to seek and win business and develop contacts
  • Clean driving licence and own car
This will suit a dynamic forward thinking individual who is currently working in a similar role who wants to embark upon a new and interesting role, with potential for career progression.  

Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team at GTH. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver good results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  •  Professional fees paid by us
  •  A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  •  A pension scheme
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  •  Social events throughout the year
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities.  High quality service and professional advice are central to the Firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our Firm and helps us retain staff for many years.
 
 

Taunton & surrounding areas, Somerset - Residential Valuation Surveyor 

Please apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to Duncan.brown@gth.net with all applications being handled in the strictest confidence.   Direct social media applications will not be progressed.

This is a full time, permanent position commencing ASAP.
 
Due to our continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Residential Valuation Surveyor in our busy team based in Taunton.  
The role would suit a driven, qualified surveyor with at least 2 years PQE, who has a can-do attitude and a proven track record.   It is a demanding but rewarding role, which will involve a wide range of work including residential valuations and level 2 & 3 surveys covering a wide variety of town and rural properties.    Applicants with commercial valuation experience will also be considered.

The Successful Candidate
 
 Must have;

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • MRICS with minimum 2 years PQE. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to seek and win business and develop contacts
  • Clean driving licence and own car
This will suit a dynamic forward thinking individual who is currently working in a similar role who wants to embark upon a new and interesting role, with potential for career progression.
 
Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team at GTH. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver good results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  • Professional fees paid by us
  •  A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  • A pension scheme 
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  • Social events throughout the year
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities.  High quality service and professional advice are central to the Firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our Firm and helps us retain staff for many years.
 
 

Yeovil & surrounding areas, Somerset - Residential Valuation Surveyor 

Please apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to Duncan.brown@gth.net with all applications being handled in the strictest confidence.   Direct social media applications will not be progressed.
This is a full time, permanent position commencing ASAP.
 
Due to our continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Residential Valuation Surveyor in our busy team based in Yeovil.  
The role would suit a driven, qualified surveyor with at least 2 years PQE, who has a can-do attitude and a proven track record.   It is a demanding but rewarding role, which will involve a wide range of work including residential valuations and level 2 & 3 surveys covering a wide variety of town and rural properties.    Applicants with commercial valuation experience will also be considered.

The Successful Candidate

 Must have;

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • MRICS with minimum 2 years PQE. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to seek and win business and develop contacts
  • Clean driving licence and own car
This will suit a dynamic forward thinking individual who is currently working in a similar role who wants to embark upon a new and interesting role, with potential for career progression.  

Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team at GTH. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver good results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  • Professional fees paid by us
  • A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  • A pension scheme 
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  • Social events throughout the year
Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities.  High quality service and professional advice are central to the Firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our Firm and helps us retain staff for many years.
 
 

Further Enquiries

We would like to hear from you if you are interested in any future opportunities that may arise. Please contact our Human Resources Manager with a brief description about yourself and a summary of your career to date. This can be emailed to HR@gth.net  sent by post to:

Human Resources Manager

Greenslade Taylor Hunt 
9 Hammet Street 
Taunton
Somerset 
TA1 1RZ



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