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Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£36,300.67 - £39,275.42 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Job Share
17.5 hours per week

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Job Description

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate:£19.89 - £21.52
Salary: £36,300.67 - £39,275.42 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours: 17.5 (job share)

Interviews will take place week commencing 31 October 2022

Please note, this post is a job share 


Scottish Borders Council are looking for 2 suitably qualified enthusiastic individuals with evidence of the required qualifications and work experience to undertake the role of a part time (Job Share) Assistant Emergency Planning Officer. These are permanent job share positions each @ 17.5 hours per week per person.

The role involves the overall co-ordination of civil emergency planning activities and business continuity for the Council to ensure the delivery of an effective response to any major incident or event.


Relevant professional qualifications or evidence of comparable experience and training.

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.

* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.  Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

The Individual

Informal enquiries may be made to Andy McLean at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.