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Roads Depot Earls Road Earls Road Grangemouth, FK3 8XB
£26,218 - £28,262 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Advert

Our Graduate Scheme is designed to give you a positive start to your career in local government.  You will be mainly based in the Roads Team in Grangemouth but as a Hybrid Worker will also work from home.

You will provide support and assistance to the Roads, Grounds and Street Cleansing teams. You will gain experience in a range of areas of work such as …...

  • Communicating upcoming roadworks, live network issues with stakeholders through social media channels.
  • Promoting and advertising the services on offer to generate new work enquiries.
  • Assisting Officers in handling customer and elected member enquiries and preparing responses.
  • Prepare and issue communications on upcoming work schemes to residents and elected members.

You will have an HND or above in Communications, Information Technology or other recognised relevant subject.

You will communicate with internal services, outside agencies and the public. 

We look for core skills for all our graduate posts which are:

  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Project management experience
  • Report writing experience
  • Team working experience
  • Computer skills including use of Microsoft 365
  • Ability to use your initiative and organise your own workload

This could be gained through volunteering, internships or student honours projects as well as from previous employment. 

For our graduate scheme, it’s desirable for you to have graduated in the last 2 years.  If you meet any of the additional desirable criteria below your application will be given priority:

  • Care Experienced
  • Live in Falkirk Council area
  • Currently unemployed/employed for less than 16 hours per week
  • Not working in the professional area you are applying for

You will sometimes be required to travel to sites or meetings at other premises and in connection with work activities. A full driving licence is desirable (Pool cars are available).

The graduate programme is designed to give you a broad and diverse experience of how Falkirk works, where you can contribute to the delivery of our vision and values.
Your duties and job roles will vary during your programme.

This post is temporary until August 2026 to cover a temporary project.

Please see the attached job profile and information pack.

This post will start in August 2024.

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