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Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£31,715.36 - £34,416.36 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 8F
Hourly Rate: £17.3783 - £18.8583
Salary: £31,715.36 - £34,416.36 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

SBC Contracts the operating arm of the Roads Department has a vacancy for a Site Technician. The key role provides setting out and survey information to our site operational teams that deliver Civil and Specialised surfacing works to both external and internal clients. Applicants for consideration are required to be educated to HND or HNC level relevant to the discipline and provide clear evidence of comparable experience and training. This is an exciting opportunity for a self driving ambitious person who would become part of a thriving team. Further managerial development training is available that would support future promotional opportunities within SBC. Scottish Borders Council offers great terms and conditions of employment including Local Government Pension, Occupational Sick pay and Family Friendly Policies.  


At least 3 SCE Higher Grades (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics or equivalent relevant experience
Commitment and ability to achieve an appropriate qualification to HNC/HND level
Appropriate CSCS card

A current driving licence 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.


Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Peter McNulty Tel 01835825190 email or Ian Dickson Tel 01835 825682 email or Rodney Pow Tel 01835 825716 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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