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94 Diriebught Road, Inverness, IV2 3QN
£20,875 - £25,493 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Post Title:       Community Works Operative 4 Modern Apprentice, Inverness
Location:         Inverness                        
Hours:             37 hours per week           
Duration:        Permanent              
Salary:            £20,875 - £25,493 p.a.
Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

This post is under represented in females.  Applications from females are encouraged.

Contact Person: Colin Russell Tel: 01463 644196

Job Purpose:  This role is open to the development of a candidate to a Community services Operative 4 (LGV). The position initially will be on a fixed grade basis and will change as a successful assessment is achieved.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

This will be a progressive approach to the development of candidates to this post and will provide a structure for set levels of advancement in skills, knowledge and competence leading to a Level SCQF 5 qualification.

The apprenticeship will be a contract with the employee that covers the advancement and outcomes for the Council and candidate. Progression at each stage will be dependent on achieving successful completion of the course stage and assessment by the Roads Officer.

The starting point would be a National 4 level school qualification and the completion would be a Community Works operative 4(LGV) post.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

For any enquiries about the job role please email or call the Contact Person detailed above.

If you require assistance to complete an application form please email and mark for attention of Kim/Fiona.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.  Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


  • Have the requisite entry have a minimum of 1 National 4 qualification
  • Apprentices will participate in a recognised training course leading to completion of a roadworker modern apprenticeship.
  • Apprentices will complete their training to drive LGV vehicles Class CE