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Courier / Water Sampler

  • Highlands
  • Up to £10.94 per annum
  • Contract

Are you ready to play a crucial role in protecting public and environmental health in Scotland?Eden Scott are supporting Scottish Water's Scientific Services team to recruit a Sampling Courier in Inverness. You will be a part of a team that samples, tests, and analyses water and waste water samples from across Scotland every day.

What You'll Do:

As a Sampling Courier, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Collecting water samples within a designated geographical area and safely transporting them to Scottish Water's laboratories in Edinburgh or Inverness, following established procedures.

  • Booking in samples and meticulously recording all essential information into mobile devices.

  • Accurately labeling and logging samples with all the necessary details.

  • Delivering stocks of bottles and sampling supplies to depots Scotland-wide.

  • Adhering to clear timescales to ensure timely sample delivery.

  • Maintaining the cleanliness and safety of your Scottish Water vehicle through daily quality checks.

If you enjoy driving, possess exceptional attention to detail, and prefer an active role that keeps you on the move, this position could be the perfect fit for you.

What You'll Need:

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • A current UK-issued driving license, preferably without any points. You'll be provided with a Scottish Water branded van that you can keep at home.

  • While prior work-related driving experience is advantageous, it's not a strict requirement.

  • Proficiency in maintaining accurate records and basic computer literacy. You'll be using a mobile device to log and track your samples, so comfort with smartphones and tablets is essential.

  • A strong commitment to Health and Safety, with a dedication to doing tasks correctly rather than taking shortcuts or risks.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to a vital mission while enjoying the independence of being on the road. Join Scottish Water's Scientific Services team as a Sampling Courier and be a part of safeguarding public and environmental health in Scotland.

If you meet these qualifications and are ready for an exciting career as a Sampling Courier, we encourage you to apply now!

Anthony Oliva
Point of contact
Anthony Oliva
Senior Consultant
07575 424 264