Skip to main content
Ref no:
Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£36,300.67 - £39,275.42 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 9A

Hourly Rate: £19.89 - £21.52

Salary: £36,300.67 - £39,275.42 per annum

Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

The end date for this post has been extended to 04 October 2022

Role Purpose

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our diverse Property team, overseeing the efficient day to day operating of building services within our properties. You will also be responsible for developing and project managing our ambitious Energy Efficiency programme.

You will be self motivated with Degree or other appropriate qualifications in an Energy Management or Building Engineering Services discipline and have real world experience of energy management or building services engineering.

As our energy, renewables and carbon agenda continues to grow, promoting cost effective energy use in Scottish Borders Council’s properties is paramount in the Council’s goal of lowering its energy use and thus its carbon footprint.

You will have a sound knowledge of sustainability “Best Practice” techniques and low carbon technologies. You will have previous experience across commercial sectors on a broad range of services engineering projects.

You will be an excellent communicator, a team player, be able to respond to tight deadlines and work on your own initiative.


A Degree qualification in a Building Engineering Services or related discipline.

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.

* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Lauren Green at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.