Contract Manager (Grounds Maintenance) - PerthPosted: 09 Dec 2014

A vacancy has arisen for a Contracts Manager within our Landscaping Office in Perth. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of our Grounds Maintenance contracts, from grounds maintenance and soft landscaping to winter gritting and...

Start date:
09 Dec 2014
Closing date:
31 Dec 2014

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Contract Manager (Grounds Maintenance) - Perth

A vacancy has arisen for a Contracts Manager within our Landscaping Office in Perth. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of our Grounds Maintenance contracts, from grounds maintenance and soft landscaping to winter gritting and arboriculture works.

 

The postholder will have good knowledge of horticulture and landscape maintenance and will have practical experience in landscaping works. They will also be a confident communicator with excellent managerial skills. A full driving licence is essential for this position. 

 

The closing date for applications is 31st December 2014.

 

 

Job Title:

Landscaping Manager

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

Senior Landscaping Manager

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

To manage the Landscape routine and cyclic maintenance works and external works for Bear Scotland Ltd.

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

·                Landscape Management of the networks and External contracts.

·                Creating efficiencies within routine and cyclic maintenance.

·                Supervision and control of landscape sub-contractors.

·                Ensuring Best Planned Procedures are in place.

·                Liaison with departments and customers.

·                Complete reports as required to Senior Landscape Manager

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·                Good Knowledge of Landscape activities.

·                Knowledge of Cyclic and Planned work issues.

·                Experience in department management.

·                Experience in vehicle maintenance and management.

·                Computer literate particularly in excel and word.

·                Driving licence

·                Sound knowledge of IT and payroll systems.

·                Good communication skills.

·                Able to prioritise and manage workload.

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

                  

Internal:

External:

Managers

Sub Contractors

Employees

 

 

 

 

Start date:
09 Dec 2014
Closing date:
31 Dec 2014

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Roadworker - Fort WilliamPosted: 16 Dec 2014

Vacancies have arisen in Fort William depots for Roadworkers.
 
Applicants should preferably be experienced roadworkers with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations (training will be provided if necessary), have,...
Start date:
16 Dec 2014
Closing date:
24 Dec 2014

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Roadworker - Fort William

Vacancies have arisen in Fort William depots for Roadworkers.
 
Applicants should preferably be experienced roadworkers with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations (training will be provided if necessary), have, as a minimum, an LGV Class 2 licence (HGV2) and be prepared to participate in our winter and emergency response service on a standby-rota basis.
 
Closing date for applications is 23rd December 2014.
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:
16 Dec 2014
Closing date:
24 Dec 2014

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