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Newtown Depot Bowden Road Newtown StBoswells Melrose Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£24,431.87 - £25,743.78 per year dependent on experience
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 4D

Hourly Rate: £12.66 - £13.34

Salary: £24,431.87 -­ £25,743.78 per annum

Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council are looking for a HGV driver to work in the Roads Operations Team.


This job requires the post holder to deliver Services throughout the year across the area in Road Operations, undertaking driving duties relating to roads maintenance, construction and winter maintenance and to be contracted in to summer and winter out of hours emergencies rotas.


A basic education (Numeracy and literacy)

Certified relevant machinery and plant use qualification/s (i.e. Lantra certificates, NPTC, SVQ II, CSCS, CPCS or NPORS cards) or obtained within a reasonable period of time

You must have current driving licence, with either HGV Class C &C1, or Class F Good interpersonal skills Competent in the operation of Specialist Plant Machinery, co-ordination and delivery of a specialist area ie road gritting

* 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.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Scott Lindsay by telephone on 07718604774 or by email 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.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage