We Are Hiring!

Posted on: 16 Dec 2022

By Liberty

Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) is looking for people to join its passionate and innovative team. We have contract and permanent vacancies in the roles of Assistant Energy Advisor and Project Support. PEC works to increase community resilience to both the energy and climate crisis. If you want a role that makes a real difference and have transferable skills to bring to these issues, please get in touch.

You’ll be helping to deliver:

  • Fuel poverty prevention services – supporting residents at risk of fuel poverty who are living in cold, damp homes, including administering grants and advice
  • Community engagement – holding drop-ins, training, and workshops - activities with energy and climate emergency themes
  • Energy efficiency and retrofit works – enabling the installation of simple measures and retrofit works, by supporting vulnerable residents and commercial customers on their journey
  • Community-owned renewable energy - including developing the city’s largest community led solar array.

Full training will be given, to allow you to play a key role in PEC’s work to encourage local action on fuel poverty and carbon reduction.


We want to hear about your passion and experience in:

  • Supporting people from diverse backgrounds and circumstances
  • Local energy advice, energy efficiency measures or renewable energy projects
  • Third sector organisations working towards better social justice
  • The Community Energy sector and the transition to Net Zero
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Fast-paced work environments and your ability to bring a positive, collaborative attitude
  • Building great relationships in person, in the community and working from home.


PLEASE READ THE FULL APPLICANT PACK HERE This includes full role descriptions.


Full time roles (37 hours per week), open to part time arrangements 


Assistant Energy Advisor - permanent position

Project Support - 6-month contract with potential to extend


Plymouth, but with significant elements of flexible, home working  


Assistant Energy Advisor - £20,976 - £24500 depending on experience

Project Support - £20,976 - £26,000 depending on experience

Start date:

As soon as possible.


All applications must come with a covering letter. PEC is a special place to work and it’s important to understand why you want to be part of the team and what you feel you can bring. Please describe your motivations for working for PEC and how you meet the role profile.

Positions are open to all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Send applications along with your CV to support@plymouthenergycommunity.com 


Applications close at 8pm Sunday 15th January 2023.

Interviews expected w/c Monday 23rd January 2023.

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