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Caithness Area Office Market Place Wick, KW1 4AB
£37,146 - £40,258 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Roads Officer
Location: Caithness
37 hours per week
£37,146 - £40,258 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Joanne Sutherland Tel: 01349 886601

Job Purpose:

  • Co-ordinate the effective day to day delivery of Roads and Winter Maintenance activities within available resources.
  • Manage operatives and resources in the delivery of frontline Roads and Winter Maintenance activities.
  • Act as the primary local point of contact for Members and communities within a defined geographical area.
  • Participate in all aspects of Roads and Winter Maintenance.

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.

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.

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.


  • Possession of Driving Licence for LGV, Category C and C+E
  • Knowledge/Experience of Roads and Winter Maintenance operations and works.
  • Experience in organising and planning activities to meet deadlines and respond to and identify changes in priorities.
  • Practical or Technical Knowledge, normally acquired through a professional qualification, for example ONC/HNC/HND or through relevant working experience in a Roads/Construction activity.
  • Ability to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service..
  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Equally Safe at Work - Development
  • Scottish Living Wage