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Various Locations within The Highland Council
£20,182 - £22,664 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Post Title:     Community Work Operatives 4 (LGV) x 6 posts
:       Various Locations including - Inverness, Drumnadrochit & Balachraggan 
Hours:           37 Hours Per Week 
Duration:       Fixed Term to 29/04/2022
Salary:           £20,182 - £22,664 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

This post is under represented in females.  Applications from females are encouraged.

This job is also suitable for part time work.

Contact Person:   Andrew Hunter Tel: 01463 702111

Job  Purpose: The Highland Council have the longest road network of any council in Scotland and over a typical winter we spread around 50,000 tonnes of salt. We are now recruiting for our 2021 Winter Maintenance Programme and we have temporary vacancies available, based in Skye and Raasay, Lochaber, Inverness, Ross & Cromarty, Sutherland and Caithness . These posts are to April 2022 although there may be permanent opportunities available in some areas. You will require a driving licence category C (LGV) and preferably a drivers CPC.

Our gritting operations takes place 7 days per week and enhanced rates are payable for weekend work.  Gritting our winter routes usually takes 3-4 hours per route and work takes place early morning and early evening, which may work around other commitments you have.  These roles are full time however part time working may be considered dependant on your availability and local service requirements.

Our employees are our most valuable assets, and we offer an excellent benefit package including a generous pension scheme and a genuine commitment to the health and wellbeing of our employees. The Highland Council is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from people of different backgrounds, cultures and experiences.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by e-mail, unless otherwise stated. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Possession of Driving Licence for LGV, Category C and C + E.  

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