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Reiver Complex, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£26,246.36 - £28,831.60 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade:  6H
Hourly Rate:  £13.60 - £14.94
Salary:  £26246.36 - £28831.60 per annum

Hours:  37 per week
Contract Duration:  Permanent

Role Purpose

To assist in the supervision of works to a given programme carried out by Scottish Borders Council Roads and Infrastructure surfacing squads.
Assist in the planning & organisation of the surfacing squads in order that operations can be completed to the works programme
Calculate and order materials required and bring forward to site as required.

Scottish Borders Council are looking to appoint a skilled chargehand to work as part of a surfacing squad based in Newtown St Boswells. The successful candidate will have substantial experience of current road resurfacing operations and requirements.
Within our Asset and Infrastructure service, SBc Contracts and Roads Operations encompass a range of highly visible front line services. This job requires the post holder to deliver Services throughout the year.
Scottish Borders Council offers great terms and conditions of employment including Local Government Pension, Occupational Sick pay and Family Friendly Policies.



Appropriate CSCS Card
SVQ Level 2 Roadbuilding
SSSTS certificate or willing to achieve within 2 years

Minimum of 5 years experience of road resurfacing operations
Experience of working within a construction environment.
Experience of working with sub-contractors.
Experience and knowledge of Health & Safety requirements in a relevant environment.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Kevin Graham,


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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