Team Leader Operations Support

Orkney Islands Council

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  • Reference: ORK03221


Roads and Environmental Services – Operations

Team Leader Operations Support

35 hours per week
Temporary for a period of up to 2 years
£30,461 to £34,002 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for a temporary Team Leader – Operations Support to assist the Roads and Environmental Services Operations Manager in the delivery of planned cyclical, reactive and emergency works across Roads and Environmental Services. This will include roads construction and maintenance together with the associated infrastructure, winter service, waste and recycling collections, waste transportation, environmental cleansing and burial services.

You will assist in the planning, organisation and management of all aspects of the Roads and Environmental Services activities covering the Orkney Mainland and Isles, including the Winter Service and Emergency response.

You should have significant experience of Roads Maintenance and Construction operations and techniques or the delivery of Waste and Environmental Operational Services.

You should be qualified to HND or SVQ level 4 (or equivalent) in Civil or Building Engineering, Environmental Services, or other related subject.

Membership of a Roads, Environmental Services and or Health and Safety related professional body together with the NEBOSH National certificate in construction safety and health is desirable.

You will need to demonstrate effective communication skills together with a high standard of numerical ability. You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss this post by contacting John Wrigley, Roads and Environmental Services Manager by e-mail or telephone (01856) 872311 ext. 243.

Closing Date Sunday 31 March 2019

Please note that interview expenses will be paid for this post in accordance with Council Policy.

Applications must be made online at

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