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Easter Langlee Cleansing Depot, Easter Langlee, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 2NU
£22,831.34 - £24,220.42 per year pro rata
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Job Details

Grade: 4E
Hourly Rate: £11.83 - 12.55
Salary: £22,831.34 - £24,220.42 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Casual/Relief

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

This is a rolling advert, therefore you may be contacted for an interview before the closing date.

Role Purpose

Waste Collection Driver - driving refuse and recycling vehicles to collect presented waste in individual and communal wheeled bins and sacks.
Missed bin collections.
Engaging with the public and traders in a courteous manner.
Recording and reporting issues.
Ensure all work carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with guidance /training provided. Working as part of a team to ensure the service is delivered.
Any other appropriate duties as directed by the Chargehand / Foreman / Area Supervisor.




A good standard of education (numeracy & literacy)

Minimum LGV Class 2 License + Digi & Full CPC card (ie 35hrs completed)

A current driving licence is essential for 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 may be made to James Purves on 07795401122 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. 

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