Temporary Landscaping Operatives - PerthPosted: 25 Mar 2014

BEAR Scotland is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Trunk Roads in the North West, North East and South East of Scotland. 

Due to an increased operations schedule, we require additional Temporary Landscape Operatives based at...

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Start date:
25 Mar 2014
Closing date:
03 May 2014

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Temporary Landscaping Operatives - Perth

BEAR Scotland is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Trunk Roads in the North West, North East and South East of Scotland. 

Due to an increased operations schedule, we require additional Temporary Landscape Operatives based at our Perth Depot.

The successful applicants will carry out new and general maintenance landscape work. Preferably, you should have previous experience with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out various landscaping activities. A full UK driving, preferably at LGV C (HGV2) level and trailer licence, is desirable. 

You can apply below or alternatively please contact Gareth Hutchinson for an application form and job description at recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or 01738 448600. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd May, 2014.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  

 1.           Job Purpose: 

To carry out general Landscape, Environment and Ecology new and maintenance works for BEAR Scotland Ltd.

  

 

2.           Responsibilities and Activities:

·       Undertake the role and responsibilities of a General Operative as defined in NHSS18.

·       Grass maintenance.

·    Weed control activities on roads, road verges, embankments, central reserves and other areas.

·       Application of herbicides.

·       Felling, trimming and thinning of trees and shrubs.

·       Clearance of vegetation/trees/shrubs obstructing road signs.

·      Using a chipper to dispose of felled trees, branches and tree and shrub cuttings and other debris.

·       Assisting with tree and shrub planting activities. 

·       Installation, maintenance and removal of 12D Traffic Management layouts.

·       Structures cyclic maintenance activities.

·        Litter picking.

·       Operation of power tools, small plant and machinery.

·       Responsible for the health and safety of members of the public, colleagues and yourself.

·       Providing winter back up support for snow and ice clearing activities at road junctions, laybys and footways.

·       Other winter maintenance activities such as fitting gritter body and plough blades and spreading salt by hand if required.

·        Any other duties as required.

 

  

 

3.           Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·      There is a requirement to undertake training and to achieve competence in aspects of the job.

·       Knowledge of the requirement for Health and Safety rules and procedures.

·       Physically fit for working in sometimes arduous conditions.

·       Experience of using small plant.

·       There is a requirement to undertake training and to achieve competence in aspects of the job.

·    Holding tickets for plant, traffic management and Health and Safety an advantage

·      Full UK driving licence is required, preferably at LGV Class C level and trailer licence

·       Experience of working to tight deadlines and working under pressure.

·       Ability to work effectively in a team.

·       Ability to problem solve.

·       Flexible to working practices.

·       Ability to cope with change. 

·       Ability to work effectively in a team.

·       Good interpersonal skills.

·       Good communication skills.

·       Good planning and organisational skills

 

 

 

 4.        Key Relationships, Internal and External

Internal

External

Managers

Employees

 

Members of the public

 

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Start date:
25 Mar 2014
Closing date:
03 May 2014

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Summer Placement - Environment Team - InvernessPosted: 11 Apr 2014

BEAR Scotland is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Trunk Roads in the North West, North East and South East of Scotland

An opportunity has arisen within the BEAR Scotland Environmental Team for a Summer Student based in...

Start date:
11 Apr 2014
Closing date:
02 May 2014

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Summer Placement - Environment Team - Inverness

BEAR Scotland is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Trunk Roads in the North West, North East and South East of Scotland

An opportunity has arisen within the BEAR Scotland Environmental Team for a Summer Student based in Inverness. The work is varied, requiring ecological and environmental surveys and subsequent reporting to be undertaken, in order to assess the environmental impact of a range of road and bridge maintenance activities. The job will involve both office and field work.

The job would suit someone undertaking an Ecology or Environmental related degree, looking to gain experience in undertaking EIA and protected species surveying.  

The applicant must be flexible, able to work to the highest standard of safety and preferably hold a full UK driving licence; as the job will involve travel all over the North West Trunk Road. Start dates are flexible between May and September.

You can apply below or alternatively, please contact Gareth Hutchinson at recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or telephone 01738 448600 for an application form and job description.

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd May, 2014.

Start date:
11 Apr 2014
Closing date:
02 May 2014

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Summer Placement - Engineering Design - Fort WilliamPosted: 17 Apr 2014

BEAR Scotland is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Trunk Roads in the North West, North East and South East of Scotland.

The Summer Placement will assist in the design and supervision of roads maintenance works.

You can apply...

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Start date:
17 Apr 2014
Closing date:
31 May 2014

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Summer Placement - Engineering Design - Fort William

BEAR Scotland is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Trunk Roads in the North West, North East and South East of Scotland.

The Summer Placement will assist in the design and supervision of roads maintenance works.

You can apply below. Alternatively please contact Gareth Hutchinson for an application form and job description at recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or 01738 448600.

The closing date for applications is 31st May, 2014

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Start date:
17 Apr 2014
Closing date:
31 May 2014

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