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Reiver Complex, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£30,044.94 - £32,745.94 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 8B
Hourly Rate: £16.4630 - £17.9430
Salary: £30,044.94 - £32,745.94 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council, specifically SBC Contracts, are looking to recruit an Assistant Specialist Services Manager to support the delivery of all surfacing, patching and surface dressing works for Scottish Borders Council. Duties include evaluation, planning and programming of Internal and External projects to ensure the correct resources and materials are allocated in a timely manner.
Scottish Borders Council offers great terms & conditions of employment including Local Government Pension, Occupational Sick Pay, Training, Career Development and Family Friendly Policies.


HND/HNC level in a relevant discipline OR evidence of relevant experience and training
SVQ Level 4 in Highways Maintenance and Repair or willing to attain within 2 years of being appointed
Attain National Highway Sector Scheme Training Module M7 or willing to attain within 1 year of being appointed.

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.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Kevin Graham by emailing 

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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