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Rural Surveyor - Darlington based, full time

Rural Surveyor - Darlington based, full time

Vickers and Barrass are seeking a qualified or graduate Rural Surveyor to be based in our Darlington office within Darlington Farmers Auction Mart.  The successful candidate will primarily be involved in the valuation of residential and rural property but also a spectrum of property services including:

  • Valuations of rural and residential property for secured loan, taxation, estate planning and dispute purposes.
  • Sales and letting of rural property including cottages, farms, smallholdings, and bare land. 
  • Compensation claims against Utility Companies.
  • Preparation of farm business tenancy agreements, grazing licences etc.
  • Rural planning.
  • Basic payment and stewardship.


  • RICS qualification or training towards RICS qualification.
  • An organised approach with attention to detail.
  • A strong rural background with a practical understanding of agriculture.
  • Good communication skills and confidence in dealing with clients and fellow professionals.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Full UK drivers licence and own transport.
  • Previous experience preferred but not essential.

This role offers excellent career prospects to a senior level and a competitive package is available.

Please apply in writing to Holly Stafford. Vickers & Barrass 16/17 Castle Bank, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL13 4AE or by email to

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

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