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Newtown Depot Bowden Road 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

Contract Hours: 35


Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council are looking to recruit a Street Lighting Team Leader to work within the Infrastructure & Environment department.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Infrastructure Manger as part of the wider Infrastructure & Environment team, leading in the specific delivery and management of the various Street Lighting disciplines to agreed standards and targets set in the Council’s strategic objectives providing strategic and operational management and direction to a team of staff engaged in the delivery of the Street Lighting service.


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

Chartered Engineer, or willing to obtain within agreed timescale on appointment.

Membership of Institution of Lighting Professionals, or willing to obtain within agreed timescale on appointment.

Driving Licence: 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 Alex Young by telephone on 03001001800 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