Staff Vacancies

Hjaltland Housing Association employs a number of staff to enable it to do its job and we occasionally have vacancies in our team.

We advertise these on this website and elsewhere. A list of current vacancies, if any, is provided below, along with details of how you can apply.

The Privacy Notice for Job Applicants can be found here on our website.

Current Vacancies

Technical Officer

Technical Officer – Full time Permanent Position


Salary £32,276 - £34,958 (including island allowance and essential car user allowances), the Association operates a contributory occupational pension scheme.
Hjaltland Housing Association is an organisation with big values. We are committed to ensuring we deliver high quality, affordable homes and services to communities throughout Shetland. We put our tenants at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to continuous improvement and customer service, working for us you will become part of the team and will play an important role in serving our communities.


Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required: -
The successful applicant will be working within the Housing team to deliver high quality and cost effective maintenance service to the Associations tenants. We are looking for a time served tradesperson with at least six years’ experience in the construction industry that has a good knowledge of building defects and construction methods. The work includes: liaising with tenants, diagnosing building defects, identifying remedies, carrying out energy surveys on properties and offering advice and support to tenants, supervising contractors and overseeing reactive and planned maintenance contracts. Other duties will include providing a Clerk of Works service on the Association’s construction contracts.


The successful applicant will be articulate and diplomatic, self-reliant, and be able to work satisfactorily under pressure. Experience of undertaking stock condition surveys and using computer applications is essential. Due to the dispersed nature of the housing stock the use of a car and driving licence is also essential.


How to apply, for an application form and job description, please contact Kim Laidlaw, Hjaltland Housing Association, 6 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, ZE1 0LZ on 01595 694986 or mail@hjaltland.org CV’s are not acceptable for this post.


Closing date for applications, Friday 21st May 2021 at 5pm.
The Association is committed to equal opportunities.

Please note the closing date for applications is Friday 21st May at 5:00pm

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