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Vacancy - Maintenance Officer Temporary Contract (Maternity Leave)

Date: 13 July 2020 to 10 August 2020

About this Event

Founded in 1974, Tollcross Housing Association is managed by a voluntary Management Committee, which is supported by our Chief Executive, Leadership Team, Senior Management Team, and by our wider staff team of over 40 individuals working in Housing Services, Maintenance, Finance and Corporate Services. Together our staff provide a wide range of services to circa 2300 tenants within the communities of Tollcross, Carmyle, Lilybank and Newbank. In addition to providing factoring services to over 500 residential and commercial owners, we have recently set up a subsidiary to manage mid-market rented properties.

The post of Temporary Maintenance Officer has recently become available due to maternity leave. The post will be for a 12 month period and is based on a 35 hour working week.

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic with the capacity to operate within an environment that is dynamic and committed to continuous improvement. The successful candidate should be capable of providing excellent customer focused service to our tenants and other customers. You should have experience of day to day repair and void remedial works with knowledge of life cycle costing, stock condition surveys & system management and budget control. You will also have a good working knowledge and understanding of all construction related Health and Safety legislation and be able to demonstrate efficient and effective project management skills.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and working alongside the other Maintenance and Investment Team members, the successful candidate will assist in the delivery of day to day repairs and void remedial works and in programming and planning of cyclical and capital investment works. You will also be competent in preparing reports to senior staff.

Applicants should be educated to HNC level or higher in a relevant discipline with a qualification in building/ construction or related activity.

This post is based in Tollcross and attracts excellent conditions including 40 days annual leave (including public holidays) per year (pro rata); flexible working; access to the Scottish Housing Association Pension Scheme; first rate working environment and excellent learning and development opportunities.

So if you feel you have read enough to determine that you would like to join us then please obtain an application pack using the contact details below. If you feel you would like more information then please contact us for a chat. You should not send a CV as this will not be considered.

Closing date is 12.00 Noon on 12th August 2020
Interviews will be held on 20th August 2020

Contact Details
• Download an application pack from the links below.

• Request an application pack by e-mailing

• Write to us at Tollcross Housing Association, 868 Tollcross Road, Glasgow, G32 8PF

• Call for a chat about the post 0141 763 1317

Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria outlined in the person specification will be granted an interview if they opt to participate in the job interview guarantee scheme.

Tollcross Housing Association is an Equal Opportunities Employer, aims to recruit a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are a Registered Scottish Charity (No. SC040876).

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