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Ref no:
EAL06388
Published:
3/12/2021
Closes:
19/12/2021
Location:
Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
Salary:
£32,410 - £36,516 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Yes

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.  

Days and Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday, 09.00-17.00 (flexi time)
To start February 2022

A new opportunity has arisen within the Council's Housing Strategy & Development team to help deliver the Scottish Government's ambitious Area Based Energy Efficiency Programme in conjunction with the Council's own energy efficiency programme. We are seeking a a dynamic individual who can assist our Senior Energy Efficiency Officer to drive forward this ambitious programme and assist in identifying new interventions which will contribute towards both national and local objectives to reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.

Home Working Consideration
Although usually office based, this post may be considered for a homeworking contract (either fully or on an ad hoc basis) in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies, and the requirements of the service.

Job Details

To work collaboratively with key stakeholders to drive forward an ambitious and innovative Energy Efficiency programme across all housing tenures in East Lothian in accordance with legal requirements and the Scottish Government’s Energy Efficient Scotland Programme.

To assist the Senior Energy Officer in supervising both internal and external contractors to achieve the efficient and effective delivery of the energy efficiency programme

To assist the Senior Energy Officer to identify and explore new interventions and implement delivery to help contribute towards a reduction in carbon emissions and tackling fuel poverty. 

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Degree in a relevant discipline e.g. Energy/Building Surveying and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience in delivering energy efficiency programmes.

Driving 
As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)

Please note:
If a Disclosure check is required and you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will also be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: We do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail).  All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form.  Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form. 

 

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