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Hq Main Building Council Headquarters Newtown StBoswells Melrose Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£47,804.18 - £49,994.18 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 10a
Hourly Rate: £26.19 - £27.39
Salary: £47,804.18 - £49,994.18 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent


Role Purpose

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within the Parks & Environment Service of Scottish Borders Council to appoint an Operations Manager (Berwickshire, Tweeddale and Eildon). Responsible for managing the operational effectiveness of the Parks & Environment Service, the postholder will oversee operational service delivery in Grass Management, Grounds Maintenance, Street Cleansing, Public Toilets, Play Facilities, Allotments and Bereavement Services across the three localities of Berwickshire, Tweeddale and Eildon. This presents a significant opportunity to help lead the service and deliver change initiatives ensuring the continued development of a progressive, efficient and effective Parks & Environment Service that aligns with corporate objectives around Digital Transformation, Climate Change & Adaptation, Community empowerment and Financial sustainability.


Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or evidence of comparable experience and training.

Membership of relevant Chartered Institute or equivalent or must be obtained within agreed timescale on appointment

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.

Type of drivers licence: Category B

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Carol Cooke by telephone on 01835 824000 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