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Business Rates Property Inspector
  • Employer: Newark & Sherwood District Council
  • Reference: NSDC/22/212003
  • Published: Tue 20/09/2022, 14:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/11/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, 2 years fixed term contract with the option to extend for a further 2 years 37 hours per week
  • Salary: NS7 £24,496 - £25,878
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newark-on-Trent, Castle House, Nottinghamshire

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Business Rates Property Inspector

Business Rates Property Inspector (Shared)

Fixed term contract to 30/9/24 with the option to extend for a further 2 years

37 hours per week

NS7 £24,496 - £25,878


Newark and Sherwood District Council is situated in the historic market town of Newark, in the heart of Nottinghamshire. We’re proud of our vast district and our national attractions including the National Civil War Centre, Newark Castle, Southwell Minster and Sherwood Forest. We’re easily accessible by both road and rail and we boast some of the nicest parks and green spaces in England. We’re an ambitious, forward thinking Council with strong values and a culture of doing our absolute best to serve our customers.

Would you like to assist with maximising Business Rates income working across four local authorities across Nottinghamshire?

The Business Rates Property Inspector works across Newark and Sherwood District Council, Broxtowe Borough Council, Gelding Borough Council and Rushcliffe Borough Council.

You will provide assurance to ensure the accuracy of each Council’s Business Rates list and have an understanding of Business rates law and valuations.

Spatial awareness and orientation skills are required to travel within each local authority area, conducting site visits on a daily basis to identify discrepancies in the rating lists and potential new and increased rateable value.

You must be well motivated to work on your own initiative and also as part of a team and be educated to GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Mathematics.

We offer a competitive salary, enrolment in the local government pension scheme, flexible hours, hybrid working, a generous annual leave entitlement that increases with service, a whole host of family-friendly benefits, 1 days’ paid volunteering leave, free staff car parking* and £10 gym membership at one of our four gyms in the district. You will be working with a professional, committed and experienced team who are passionate about supporting us to deliver the objectives as outlined in our Community Plan. For an informal chat or more information, please contact

For more information contact Phil Ward, Business Manager – Revenues and Benefits on 01636 655347.

*Free staff parking is valid until 31st July 2024. The successful candidate will be able to claim work mileage for any distance accrued as part of the role. This will be paid at the HMRC rate.

To apply online, please visit our website or for more information please contact the HR and Training Team via:

Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare  disabilities (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed interviews provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specifications on their application forms. 

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 25 November 2022

Interview: w/c 5 December 2022