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Newtown Depot, Bowden Road, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£22,357.12 - £24,537.21 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade:  5F
Hourly Rate:  £11.58 - £12.71
Salary: £22,357.12 - £24,537.21 per annum 
Contract Duration: Permanent 

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council, specifically SBC Contracts, are looking to recruit a Specialist Plant Operative to support the delivery of all surfacing, patching and surface dressing works for Scottish Borders Council.

The primary duty is the transportation and application of Tack Coat and Surface Dressing Binder Material. This post will service both local surfacing operations and also external contracts for other local authorities and surfacing contractors. Any Other Duties as required relating to the surfacing, surface dressing and traffic management operations.

Scottish Borders Council offers great terms & conditions of employment including Local Government Pension, Occupational Sick Pay, Training, Career Development and Family Friendly Policies


HGV Class C Licence
A good Standard of Education (Numeracy and Literacy)
Up to date Drivers Certificate of Personal Competence (DCPC)

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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