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Senior Gas Officer

Cannock Chase District Council
Cannock, Staffordshire
£30,451 – £33,782 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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Homes and Asset Management, Asset management, Technical services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority
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Benefits to you:

  • Payment of one professional fee per annum
  • Essential Car User Allowance
  • 25 days holiday and 30 days after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Leisure Centre Membership
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Car Parking

Cannock Chase Council currently manages a housing portfolio of approximately 5,300 properties and is proud to deliver both a new build programme together with a planned investment programme of over £8m to repair and improve existing housing stock in order to improve the service quality and outcomes for our residents.

This is an exciting opportunity for two highly motivated and focused individuals to join our developing and ambitious Housing Property Services Section as a Senior Gas Officer.

You will assist the Assistant Manager (Compliance) in ensuring compliance is maintained in Gas and solid fuel safety and help deliver a high level of service for our tenants across servicing, maintenance and refurbishment work programmes.

The successful post holders will play an important role in helping the team achieve compliance so we are looking  for someone with a real passion for keeping our tenants safe in their homes. You will also have a good eye for detail, be able to work under pressure and always endeavour to achieve a quality service.

It is essential you have significant demonstrable experience in the building industry dealing with gas safety, maintenance and refurbishment and have a thorough knowledge of the Gas Safety Regulations.

You will need to have attained ACS qualifications in Core Gas Safety (CCN1), Wet Central Heating (CENWAT) and Gas Fires (HTR1). A Gas Safe registration, an ACS qualification in Cookers (CKR1) and Level 4 VRQ Certificate in Gas Safety Management for Social Housing are desirable. Commercial gas qualifications and qualifications in renewable technology would be advantageous.

You will have worked within the Social Housing Sector for a significant amount of time, either for a landlord or a contractor.

You will  be capable of effective communication with people at all levels both externally and within the organisation. You will  have good  IT skills with a proven ability to develop software to improve effective working methods and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages in your day to day work. You must be able to manage your own workload effectively. You must also have a full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle to access sites across the district.

For an informal discussion please contact Andy Charlesworth, Assistant Manager (Compliance)  on 01543 456803.


To apply for this vacancy online please go to

Alternatively please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail quoting post numbers CH134 & CH118.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 3rd December 2021.

Interviews will be held w/c 13th December 2021.


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