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Reiver Complex, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£29,578.23 - £32,510.74 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 7G
Hourly Rate: £15.3312 - £16.8512
Salary: £29,578.23 - £32,510.74 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council are looking to recruit a Surfacing Squad Foreperson within the Roads and Infrastructure Department based at Newtown St.Boswells. The successful candidate will plan, organise and supervise surfacing, patching and minor civil engineering works to a given programme carried out by the surfacing squads, whilst complying with the relevant Health & Safety, environmental and quality legislation and standards.


SVQ Level 3 in Construction Contracting or within 2 years of being appointed.
Appropriate CSCS card.
Appropriate National Highway Sector Scheme Qualifications or within 2 years of being appointed.
Current Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Certificate.

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 email Tel 01835 824000

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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