Maintenance Officer

  • Position: Maintenance Officer
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £33,537 - £36,212 (pay award pending)
  • Grade: Grade 7
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 18 May 2021

We are seeking to employ an experienced and enthusiastic Maintenance Officer operating within our Property Services section.

This post will be ideally suited to someone with technical property repairs and maintenance experience and a customer service background.

Reporting directly to the Depute Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for delivering an excellent repairs service for our customers, be pro-active in your approach and have the ability to work as part of a team.

You will be expected to produce performance reports, carry out pre & post inspections, monitor contractor’s performance and ensure that our repairs service demonstrates value for money.

The successful applicant will be capable of managing their own workload and dealing with competing priorities and be able to communicate effectively with customers and contractors as well as cross organisationally with colleagues within Queens Cross Housing Association.

You will be required to meet the competency levels expected of all Queens Cross staff which have a particular emphasis on attitude, behaviours’ and a customer first approach.

We will provide you the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus 15 public holidays
  • Flexible pension options (CARE 1/120th Defined Benefit or 4% Defined Contribution)
  • Regular learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition framework to celebrate our employees’ significant contributions
  • Regular health and wellbeing support (including free health checks, employee assistance programme and employee contribution health plan).

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is 18 May 2021. Interviews will be held on 3 June 2021.

Late applications will not be accepted.  Only fully completed applications will be considered and any additional documents will be removed prior to shortlisting.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief.  While we have no policy of treating more favourably candidates sharing any particular protected characteristic, we are particularly interested to hear from suitably qualified applicants with a black or minority ethnic background as this group is under-represented in our staff team.

The Association operates a Job Interview Guarantee Scheme, which means that if you have a disability, and meet the minimum criteria outlined within the Job Description, you will be guaranteed an interview.

To support our LGBTI colleagues and to create an inclusive environment we have signed up to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Working with Stonewall Scotland, we ensure that all our policies, procedures and staff benefits align with best practice for sexual orientation, gender identity, equality, diversity and inclusion.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, complete an application form via our website https://www.qcha.org.uk/jobs/297-maintenance-officer and return it to Recruitment@QCHA.org.uk by the closing date stated above.