Apprentice Surveyor

Since 1855, Carter Jonas has grown to be one of the largest and most respected property consultancies in the UK with a network of 34 offices across England and Wales, employing more than 900 partners and staff.Our tailored service and Simply Better Advice has enabled us to forge lasting, intelligent and trusting partnerships with our clients. These long-standing relationships are our most important and most closely protected asset. From private landowners to local authorities, pension funds to farmers – our universe of client experience is among the most varied in UK property.We employ the very best people. We are a place where people want to work and our culture is collaborative and business minded. We have experts in every field who deliver long term advice that enhances our clients’ future prosperity.
Property Management|Surveying|Sales|Property & Asset Management
Contract Type
Working Hours
Full Time

We are hiring an apprentice to join our Rural Division in the Shrewsbury office. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to start their career in Rural Property with the ultimate aim of qualifying as a Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor.  

We expect the successful candidate to work towards a funded RICS recognised degree qualification via part time learning from a rural University, such as Harper Adams in Shropshire.

This will be a varied and interesting role providing high quality training throughout and delivering key support to the wider team who carry out rural estate and property management, farming consultancy, valuation, sales and planning advice for a range of private and institutional clients.


To assist with:

  • Property valuations
  • Farm and rural estate management
  • Landlord and tenant matters
  • Develop and manage relationships with clients
  • Attending client meetings
  • Preparation of client communications and reports
  • Single Payment and Environmental Scheme Applications
  • Site inspections and Records of Condition
  • Negotiation and engagement with stakeholders
  • All other rural property matters



You should show evidence of being very well organised with a strong work ethic, attention to detail and excellent people skills. You will also demonstrate commitment and determination and be keen to learn.  To study for the degree with Harper Adams you will need 3 A levels of Grade C or higher and GCSE English and Maths (grades 4-9); we are really looking for you to have ambition and genuine interest in the rural environment. The successful applicant will require a driving license and access to a car. 



We will offer a structured training programme, including full support and payment of your training costs, plus 25 days annual leave and a great working environment. 


  • Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity, and warmth
  • Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we are accountable
  • Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm


Application process 

You will be asked to respond to a number of questions about your academic achievements and work experience and to write a covering letter.  We also ask you about your motivations and interest in a career in surveying as well as any extracurricular activities. We ask you to provide reference contact details, one educational and one employment (if you have one).

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