Grounds Maintenance Manager - PerthPosted: 09 Dec 2014

A vacancy has arisen for a Manager within our Landscaping Office in Perth. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of our Ground Maintenance contracts including soft landscaping and arboriculture works.
 
The postholder will have good...
Start date:
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Closing date:
30 Jan 2015

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Grounds Maintenance Manager - Perth

A vacancy has arisen for a Manager within our Landscaping Office in Perth. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of our Ground Maintenance contracts including soft landscaping 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 30th January 2015.
 
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 Jan 2015
Closing date:
30 Jan 2015

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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:
09 Jan 2015
Closing date:
06 Feb 2015

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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 6th February 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:
09 Jan 2015
Closing date:
06 Feb 2015

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Support Services Assistant - PerthPosted: 09 Jan 2015

We are currently seeking a Support Service Assistant based in our Head Office in Perth. Candidates will have proven experience of working in a purchase ledger team processing high volumes of invoices. The key duties are invoice entry, coding,...

Start date:
09 Apr 2015
Closing date:
30 Jan 2015

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Support Services Assistant - Perth

We are currently seeking a Support Service Assistant based in our Head Office in Perth. Candidates will have proven experience of working in a purchase ledger team processing high volumes of invoices. The key duties are invoice entry, coding, matching, payment runs and statement reconciliation.

 

Candidates must have a sound knowledge of financial costing systems and Excel along with excellent numeracy skills.

  

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th of January 2014

 

Job Title

Support Services Assistant

Job Holder

 

Reporting To

Support Service Manager

 

1.      Job Purpose:

To provide financial costing support.

 

2.      Responsibilities and Activities:

§    Invoice entry

§    Matching invoices

§    Preparing payment runs

§    Statement reconciliation

§    Entry of labour costs into Siteman Costing System

§    Analysis of plant costs

§    Any other relevant duties

 

 

3.      Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

§    Proven experience in a similar role.

§    Excellent IT skills and the use of financial costing systems..

§    The ability to communicate at all levels.

 

 

4.      Key Relationships:

§  Staff at all levels within BEAR

§  Customers and Suppliers.

 

5.      Required Competencies:

§    Commercial Awareness

§    Problem solving

§    Communications Skills

 

§    Team working

§    Planning and organisation

§    Customer focus

 

Signatures:

 

 

Job Holder:    _________________________________      Date:   ________________

 

 

Manager:        _________________________________      Date:   ________________

 

Start date:
09 Apr 2015
Closing date:
30 Jan 2015

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IT Technician - PerthPosted: 09 Jan 2015

A vacancy has arisen for an IT Technician to assist the IT Manager. The post is based at our Perth office, but travel to our other depots across Scotland will be necessary, so a clean full driving license is essential.

 

Your main duties will...

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09 Jan 2015
Closing date:
30 Jan 2015

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IT Technician - Perth

A vacancy has arisen for an IT Technician to assist the IT Manager. The post is based at our Perth office, but travel to our other depots across Scotland will be necessary, so a clean full driving license is essential.

 

Your main duties will be the day to day support of the users along with routine maintenance and administration of the computer systems. A working knowledge of Microsoft Software products such as Windows Server/Active Directory, Exchange and Office is required. Experience in any of the following areas would also be desirable; Unix/Linux, SQL Server, VOIP, WAN’s, LAN’s, Citrix, VMware, AutoCAD, SharePoint and software development. Candidates should hold an IT related qualification and experience in a similar role would be advantageous.

 

This is an exciting opportunity where enthusiasm, good communication skills and the ability to work to deadlines is essential.

 

For a job description and application form please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or apply on our website at www.bearscot.com.

 

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th of January 2015

 

Job Title

IT Technician

Job Holder

 

Reporting To:

IT Manager

 

1.      Job Purpose:

§          To provide IT support to all the users of the systems maintained and required by the company.

§          To ensure and assist in the management, maintenance and development of IT systems required for the effective and efficient running of the company and its contracts.

 

2.      Responsibilities and Activities:

§          Provision of IT support to all systems users throughout the company

§          Assisting in the effective management of the main systems - CCMS, RMMS,   

§          Siteman and Sun – as well as email and office software.

§          Assisting with communications, system management and support, access rights.

§          Maintenance of records and backup of all systems.

§          Develop systems to enhance the company information and control.

 

3.      Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

§          Preferably to have qualifications to maintain a server farm containing Unix, Windows NT/2000 operating systems.  

§          Experience relevant to assisting in the running of a medium sized companies IT requirements, ie regional databases and their operation, the delivery methods of networks across a large geographical area.   

§          Knowledge of a wide range of operating systems and databases would be an advantage.

 

4.      Key Relationships, Internal and External:

§          All company computer users – providing support through helpdesk or tuition.

§          Client and PAG system users – providing support through helpdesk or tuition.

§          Company management – to assist in the provision and development of effective management tools and reporting.

§          External computer suppliers – liaising with suppliers of services and software to establish the most effective working practices and methods.

 

5.      Required Competencies:

Knowledge and skills

Team working

Communications

Ability to work under pressure

Problem solving

Drive

Planning & Organising

Work Speed / Responsiveness

 

Signatures:

 

Job Holder:_____________________________________  Date:  _______________

 

Director: _______________________________________  Date: ______________

 

Start date:
09 Jan 2015
Closing date:
30 Jan 2015

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Category 2 DesignerPosted: 22 Jan 2015

An opportunity has arisen to join the North West Operations team in the Perth Office as a Category 2 Designer. 

The successful applicant will assist with the design of a wide variety of small road maintenance projects and prepare all...

Start date:
22 Jan 2015
Closing date:
06 Feb 2015

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Category 2 Designer

An opportunity has arisen to join the North West Operations team in the Perth Office as a Category 2 Designer. 

The successful applicant will assist with the design of a wide variety of small road maintenance projects and prepare all necessary health and safety and design related files. They will have knowledge of road inspections and road maintenance techniques and have an ability to problem solve.

 

A full approved UK driving licence is essential.

 

The closing date for application is 6th February 2015.

 

Job Title:

Category 2 Designer

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Inspection Team Leader

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§    The Category 2 Designer will ensure forward workload of Operations teams by preparing designs for minor routine maintenance schemes.

 

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

§    Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures that form part of BEAR’s Integrated Management Systems.

 

§    Create Category 2 Operating Instructions from inspection data, design repairs and prepare paperwork required for the safe implementation of the repair.

 

§    Check and authorise Category 2 Operating Instructions, check design and paperwork required for the safe implementation of the repair.

 

§    Carry out investigations of problems identified by the Inspectors, Councillors, Community Councils, members of the public or others.

 

§    Match police reports to Damage to Crown Property defects.

§    Other duties applicable to the post as directed from time to time by the Inspection Team Leader.

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§    Working knowledge of Contract Control and Management System.

 

§    Awareness of current design standards.

 

§    Awareness of temporary traffic management requirements.

 

§    Ability to comply with relevant Health and Safety legislation.

 

§    Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages.

 

§    Ability to work to tight deadlines and work under pressure.

 

§    Ability to work effectively in a team.

 

§    Good communication skills.

 

§    Ability to solve problems.

 

§    Flexible attitude to working practices.

 

§    Capable of self management and self motivation.

 

§    Ability to cope with change.

 

§    A full approved UK driving licence.

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal

External

All Departments

Councillors

 

Community Councils

 

Members of the public

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
22 Jan 2015
Closing date:
06 Feb 2015

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