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Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£25,752.18 - £28,526.18 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade:  7A
Hourly Rate:  £14.11 - £15.63
Salary:  £25752.18 - £25526.18 per annum

Hours:  35 per week
Contract Duration:  Permanent

Role Purpose

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Scottish Borders Council  for 2 Technical Assistants to join our Environmental Health Private Water Supply team. 
The successful candidates will be responsible for carrying out sampling of private water supplies and assisting with Grant Improvement and Risk Assessments. 
Whether you are looking for a change from your current career or starting out on your work journey, a role with the Environmental Health profession is a diverse and varied one for those individuals committed to improving the environment and public health.

Scottish Borders lies midway between Edinburgh and Newcastle with excellent transport links and beautiful rural countryside ideal for those interested in outdoor pursuits.


•    Educated to HND level or equivalent

Working in a customer-focussed position providing excellent customer service.
•Building and maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues both internally and in external organisations.
•Gathering, recording and analysis of data and information.
•Work load planning and prioritisation of tasks and activities.
•Working as part of a team to achieve shared goals.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Andrew Phillips,


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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