Landscape ArchitectPosted: 16 Apr 2015

We are looking for an enthusiastic Landscape Architect to join our vibrant, multi-disciplinary Landscape Team. This post provides an opportunity to contribute to the conservation and enhancement of the Scottish Trunk Road Network in the North...

Start date:
16 Apr 2015
Closing date:
01 May 2015

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Landscape Architect

We are looking for an enthusiastic Landscape Architect to join our vibrant, multi-disciplinary Landscape Team. This post provides an opportunity to contribute to the conservation and enhancement of the Scottish Trunk Road Network in the North East and North West, working from our Head Office in Perth.

 

Situated within Central and Northern Scotland, our trunk road network passes through some of the most beautiful and iconic sceneries in the world. BEAR Scotland has the job of balancing the needs of local communities, visitors and the contractual commitments within these outstanding landscapes.

 

Working as part of BEAR Scotland’s Landscape Team, the post holder will be providing landscape assessment and advice on a range of issues such as development plans, design, forestry and trunk road developments. They will contribute to the delivery of Transport Scotland’s Landscape Strategy by providing input to our Landscape Development Plan; developing and implementing landscape enhancement projects; contributing to and designing the site pack for planned and cyclic works across the network; helping to develop landscape monitoring; managing landscaping contracts; raising awareness of training in landscape issues; and contributing to income generation for the company.

 

Candidates should be about to qualify or be a qualified Landscape Architect with some experience of advising on landscape issues. You will be enthusiastic and passionate about landscape conservation and enhancement; have proven experience of liaising with other stakeholders to achieve results; have some experience of project management; and be familiar with environmental legislation.


A minimum of a degree in a landscape related subject and a full driving licence is required.


The closing date for applications is 30th April 2015

 

 

 

Start date:
16 Apr 2015
Closing date:
01 May 2015

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Roadworker - Keith and KintorePosted: 17 Apr 2015

Vacancies have arisen in our Keith and Kintore depot for Roadworkers.
 
Applicants should preferably be experienced roadworkers with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations.  An LGV Class 2 licence (HGV2) is not...
Start date:
17 Apr 2015
Closing date:
01 May 2015

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Roadworker - Keith and Kintore

Vacancies have arisen in our Keith and Kintore depot for Roadworkers.
 
Applicants should preferably be experienced roadworkers with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations.  An LGV Class 2 licence (HGV2) is not essential as training can be provided if necessary.  The successful applicants will be prepared to participate in our winter and emergency response service on a standby-rota basis.
 
Closing date for applications is 1st May 2015.
 
Job Title:
Roadworker
Job Holder:
 
Reporting To:
Operations Manager
 
 
1. Job Purpose:
To carry out general labouring and driving duties, (appropriate to licence), as and when required.
 
 
 
2. Responsibilities and Activities:
· The erection and removal of temporary signs and barriers (permanent signs and barriers).
· Preparation, application, compaction and removal of soils, rocks, coated and other materials.
· Hot material patching by hand.
· Drainage works, excavation, pipe laying, kerb laying, scrub cutting.
· Installation and fixing of temporary/permanent road furniture.
· Operation of power tools, small plant and machinery.
· Driving vehicles including those with simple attachments such as tractors.
· Prepare written returns including fault report details.
· Provide support for specialist roadworkers.
· Responsibility for the health and safety of the public, colleagues and yourself.
· Participating in standby and winter maintenance rota.
· Winter maintenance duties which include fitting gritter body and blade, driving gritter and spread salt by hand if required.
· Litter picking.
· 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.
· Holding tickets for plant, traffic management, and Health and Safety an advantage.
·  Full UK driving license preferably at LGV Class C level.
· 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
Members of the Public
Employees
 
 
Start date:
17 Apr 2015
Closing date:
01 May 2015

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