Rural Surveyor

We have an opportunity to recruit a varied Rural Professional role for a proactive Chartered Surveyor assisting with general rural professional matters including agency, rural grant applications, compensation, landlord and tenant matters and valuations within our team based in Taunton.
Contract Type
Working Hours
Full Time

The role will be to assist with Rural grant applications (BPS, CS, ELMS etc). Compensation for landowners – i.e water, gas, sewer and road schemes. Dealing with landlord and tenant matters, including aspects surrounding FBTs, AHAs and ASTs and assisting with rural valuations for variety of purposes; secured lending, tax, succession planning. 



We are seeking an MRICS Surveyor with good working knowledge of Rural grant schemes, tenancy legislation, compensation matters and ideally Registered Valuer. The chosen person will have excellent team orientated interpersonal skills and experience of communicating effectively with both colleagues and clients. Good negotiating and presentational skills and have the ability to multi-task effectively to meet deadlines. Sound knowledge of relevant agricultural tenancy legislation and practical farming is required.  Knowledge of Promap or similar digital mapping programmes would be an advantage. A full driving licence and car along with the willingness and ability to travel within the UK or as required.



We offer a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, flexible benefits, referral schemes and generous annual leave. 

As an equal opportunity employer, with the Investors in People Gold accreditation, we are dedicated to driving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Learning and development is important to us; we encourage everyone to continue developing to optimise their performance and fulfil their potential. We have an agile flexible working policy; many of our team work flexibly, we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you. We enjoy what we do, and we do it well, which is why 80% of our business comes from repeat clients. 



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 employees.

Our tailored service and Simply Better Advice have 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 both collaborative and business minded. We have experts in every field who deliver long term advice that enhances our clients’ future prosperity.

Ahead of the curve, we are pioneering in the use of technology within the property industry, making Carter Jonas a hugely exciting place to work.



  • 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

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