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  • Ref no: SBO03562
  • Published: 9/10/19
  • Closes: 3/11/19
  • Location: Newtown Depot, Bowden Road, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
  • Salary: £24,803.45 - £27,311.52 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 6F
Hourly Rate: £12.85 - £14.15
Salary: £24.803.45 - £27,311.52 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Closing Date - 3 November 2019

Role Purpose

We are looking to appoint a full time permanent Mechanic working in the Newtown Depot.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified vehicle mechanic who can offer a variety of repairs and maintenance experience within a fleet of large and small agricultural/construction plant and commercial vehicles.

The post will be 37 hours per week but the successful candidate must be willing to participate in the Winter standby arrangements in place and work overtime as required


Fully Qualified vehicle/plant mechanic

Good all round education to standard grade level.

Be in possession of the CG371 or 373 Craft Cert (or equivalent) approved by City & Guilds in mechanics. Hold a current driving licence minimum Cat B

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Alan Brown.  Tel: 01835 825151 or email


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. 

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