Research Assistant/Intern, Inverness - HGH08091 - HGH08091
Highland Council
The Highlands of Scotland
1d ago

Job Description

Post Title : Research Assistant / Intern

Location : Dingwall

Hours : 35 hours per week

Duration : Fixed Term (12 months)

Salary : £18,528 - £20,821 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person : Patricia Sheldon, Tel : 01463 644590

Job Purpose : The graduate intern will be expected to cover three specific, outcome focused and time limited projects :

  • Review existing environmental procedures and standard documents on our common drive, simplify where possible, and transfer to new SharePoint site.
  • Where appropriate, suggest improvements to the external website related to the improved procedures. Outcome : procedures reviewed and on Environmental Health SharePoint site. Time : 6 months.

  • Assist Senior EHO in reviewing available data to identify private rented properties and holiday rented properties not currently included in the private water supply monitoring programme.
  • Outcome : further supplies identified to ensure public safety. Time : 3 months.

  • Assist Senior EHO in reviewing Housing Grant historic notice of payments. This is to ensure all are recorded so that, if conditions are not complied with the grant payment can be recovered by the Council.
  • Outcome : confidence in historic records. Time : 3 months.

    Please APPLY ONLINE . If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T : 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting post the reference number above.

    Please find the Job Description below.

    Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by e-mail, unless otherwise stated. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk / spam folder.


    Science, Environment or Law related degree.

    No more than 4 years from graduation and must be currently unemployed or underemployed (underemployed is defined as, being employed in a role that does not reflect the skills and knowledge for the Degree level qualification held).

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