Job Description

Junior/Graduate Maintenance Officer required to support a local housing association based in Edinburgh .

We are seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our team as a Junior/Graduate Housing Maintenance Officer.

As a Junior/Graduate Housing Maintenance Officer, you will play a vital role in supporting our assets/estates team in delivering efficient and effective property maintenance services to our residents. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or someone with minimal experience in the housing industry to gain valuable practical experience and develop a strong foundation in housing maintenance. Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conducting routine property inspections and assessments to identify maintenance needs.
  • Respond to maintenance requests from residents promptly and ensure that appropriate actions are taken in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate and schedule repairs and maintenance tasks with external contractors and internal teams.
  • Conduct follow-ups to ensure that maintenance work is completed to the required standards.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, ensuring that relevant documentation is updated and filed appropriately.
  • Support the development and implementation of preventative maintenance programs to minimise future issues.
  • Assist in monitoring compliance with health and safety regulations and industry standards.
  • Liaise with residents, providing exceptional customer service and addressing any queries or concerns.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A degree or HND/HNC in a relevant field (e.g., Housing, Property Management, Building Maintenance, Social Care etc.) or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge or understanding of housing maintenance principles and practices.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a customer-oriented approach.
  • Proficiency in using computer applications, including MS Office Suite and property management software (experience with specific software is a plus).
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel to different locations within the area, as required.
  • A commitment to delivering high-quality work and maintaining professional ethics.
  • A proactive and adaptable attitude, with a willingness to learn and contribute to a collaborative team environment.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity for professional development and career progression within the organization.
  • Supportive work environment with a friendly and collaborative team.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans.
  • Generous holiday and leave allowances.
  • Convenient office location with easy access to public transportation.