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Technical Officers x3

Salary:£24,313-£26,317 / Grade G

Service Unit:Housing

Closing Date:30/09/2020

Post Number:4279 / 4280 / 4281

Related documents:

Compliance Technical Officer - Quality (4280)

Planned Maintenance Technical Officer (4279)

Responsive Technical Officer (4281)


Permanent, full-time

Salary: £24,313 - £26,317

Please specify which role you are applying for.

Exeter City Council has exciting opportunities for new entry and experienced housing asset professionals to join our dynamic and successful team. We are currently seeking to recruit 3 Technical Officers spread across our Response Repairs, Planned Works, Compliance, and Development/Stock Condition Teams. As part of the Housing Asset Team you will play a pivotal role in assisting us to deliver our asset management strategy to maintain and increase our housing stock.

Our Housing Asset programme has seen us set, and meet, ambitious targets, for Health & Safety, compliance, whole house holistic R&M and planned works activities including delivering our own development programme to Passivhaus Standard, and through our place shaping approach we are building strong communities across the City. Our focus is on both new provision and substantial investment in our existing housing stock including a demanding target to retrofit properties and achieve a net zero carbon position by 2030.

To ensure our continued success and growth we are looking for suitable individuals who can match our passion for delivering a high quality programme of affordable homes and thriving communities.

To be part of this successful team you will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, be able to develop and maintain good working relationships, display a comprehensive understanding of “What matters” with customers, clients, contractors, leaseholders and other stakeholders, be willing to contribute to the development on the Council’s online and social media presence to aid customer interaction, and support by  making a positive contribution to the work of the whole Asset Team with a positive “Can Do” culture
About Us

Exeter is a dynamic and rapidly growing city, one of the most economically successful locations in the country. The Liveable Exeter Garden City project will deliver 12,000 new homes in the next 20 years in a green setting that supports the need for a sustainable and active city.
Exeter is committed to becoming Net Zero Carbon by 2030. The City Council has ambitious plans to retrofit its housing stock to ultra-low energy standards, while ensuring all new developments have a net positive impact on biodiversity. It is also funding construction of the UK’s first Passivhaus leisure complex, the UK’s first Passivhaus Extra Care facility and a new Exeter Bus Station.

Enquiries & Interviews

For full details please refer to the attached Job Descriptions & Person Specifications. There are 3 available Technical Officer posts, each sitting within a different area of the housing assets service. Please indicate within the supporting statement section of your application whether you wish to be considered for a particular post(s) or all 3. If you are applying for a specific post(s) please specify which.

The selection and interview process for these posts will be conducted virtually. If shortlisted to attend an interview, candidates will be provided the full details of the process and any software requirements at least 1 week in advance of the interview date. If any such candidates require reasonable adjustments to the process as a result of a disability please inform

If you wish to arrange an informal discussion about these exciting opportunities please contact Ian Miles, John Harris, Mark Dale or Gary Stenning, Team Leads Housing Assets via e-mail or telephone

Interviews will be held w/c 19.10.2020 with invitations to the successful candidates being issued w/c 05.10.2020.


Exeter City Council is an equal opportunities employer and encourages employees to work flexibly in a way that not only meets their work responsibilities, but also suits individual lifestyle choices and home commitments.

Exeter City Council is a Mindful Employer


When this content has been updated

Last updated 10 September 2020