Technical Energy Officer (Home Improvement Agency) x 2

Job details

  • Contract: Fixed Term to 31 March 2023
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary / pay: £25,481 to £27,041
  • Closing date: Friday 08 October 2021 at 10 am
  • Interview date: Week commencing 18 October 2021
  • Department: People and Place

Job summary

Eden District Council has been successful in its recent submissions to Government for funding to improve our local housing stock under the Green Homes Grant (GHG) project.

The aim is to help homeowners on low incomes, and with high energy costs/low EPC’s to retrofit their homes with energy efficient low carbon measures.

Demand for Green Energy alternatives is increasing and the Council is pleased to be able to support our local residents through our partnership with E-ON, with the installation of solar panels, air source heat pumps, loft insulation, internal & external wall insulation and other energy efficient measures.

As a result of the additional funding, we are now seeking to recruit highly motivated officers; to assist with the delivery of the GHG Local Authority Delivery scheme and to play a key role in developing partnerships with other professionals and funders, to ensure the future financial sustainability of the Home improvement Agency.

We are looking for two experienced Technical (Energy) Officers to work closely with E-ON to support the delivery of the GHG scheme.

The successful candidates will be responsible for helping to deliver the GHG programme and other initiatives delivered by the Home Improvement Agency; ensuring its long term viability and maximising the Councils access to external funding.

Eden District Council covers one of the most beautiful areas in England but with much of the area consisting of small rural locations, the delivery of housing services remains a challenge.

The post holders will work with a wide range of partners, to ensure that we deliver the best possible service to our communities, and that each contributes effectively. There is a need to work closely with colleagues in other Council and Government departments, external organisations, contractors, Housing Associations, and customers and their families.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Louise Jeffery, Housing Services Manager at louise.jeffery@eden.gov.uk or Telephone: 01768 212451.

Job description

Technical Energy Officer - Home Improvement Agency (PDF: 224Kb / 5 pages).

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Last updated: Wednesday, 15 September, 2021.