Housing Energy Officer Permanent
Based at Clark Street Depot, 9 Clark Street, Paisley.
Renfrewshire Council have embarked on a major investment programme for our 12,000 Council houses, as part of our long-term approach to managing our housing assets and meeting the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH). Part of this involves a transformation of the way in which we repair and maintain our housing, moving away from reactive approach to more proactive programmed methods. We now wish to expand our Housing Asset Management team to reflect the increasing importance of improving the energy efficiency of our housing stock to reflect Scottish Government standards.
We now wish to appoint a Housing Energy Officer to support the development and implementation of the Housing Energy element of our Housing Asset and Energy Management Strategy.
Reporting to the Housing Asset and Energy Strategy Manager, you will be responsible for preparing, facilitating and securing funding packages from a variety of sources to maximise financial support for the Council's housing investment programmes.
It is essential you have extensive knowledge of energy management within domestic dwellings and an understanding of the emerging energy efficiency agenda for social housing, with proven ability to understand and interpret information on the energy efficiency of domestic buildings.
You will have experience of successfully applying for grant funding to support housing energy projects, ideally having worked with energy providers to access Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and Home Energy Efficiency Programme (HEEPS: ABS) funding and will be knowledgeable about renewable energy sources and energy sustainability issues and have an understanding of the regulatory framework social landlords work within.
You will have effective interpersonal, communication and decision-making skills; demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm with the ability to prepare and give presentations and manage your workload with minimal supervision.
You must have an HNC in Energy Management or building related discipline.
A current full driving licence and use of a car is desirable.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit .
Closing date - Monday 24 June 2019