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West Tullos Depot, Aberdeen, AB12 3AL
£12.59 - £13.93 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
38.5 hours per week

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location:  West Tullos Roads Depot

Duration:  Permanent, Full Time

**This post works a shift pattern of 4 days on and 4 days off, averaging 38.5hours per week. 1 of the posts is early shift and the other is late shift**.

About the role:

The Roads Response Operative will be responsible for working as part of a team to contribute towards maintaining the road network. 


Minimum Qualification(s) / Certificates / Memberships etc. required

Full Current UK Driving Licence with Class C Driving Licence and CPC Certificate

Plus one of the following:

Appropriate plant operators certificates

Demonstrable appropriate specialist skills


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Skills & Experience in:

Experience supervising and co-ordinating resources

Proven ability to work on own initiative within a squad

Proven ability to take a logical and analytical approach to solving problems.

Proven ability to support the management of works

Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Proven ability to communicate effectively

Proven ability to manage a real time workload while delivering on key objectives.

Proven ability to carry out supervision

Proven ability to monitor and implement Health and Safety requirements

An Understanding of:

Routine Road Maintenance Operations

Responding to Unplanned Situations

The Basic Principles of Health and Safety

Commitment to:

Health and Safety training

Complete the following online interactive courses:
o Data Protection Essentials – OIL Module
o Protecting Children - OIL Module
o For Your Eyes Only - OIL Module

Qualification appropriate to the role as required. This may include winter maintenance,
traffic management, specialise plant operation etc

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details


Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at

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