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Broomhill Depot, Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1TF
£25,715.97 - £29,747.96 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Summary

We are seeking applications for the role of Streetscene Shift Planner.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Streetscene Lead and in conjunction with Squad Leader to lead a team of operatives in the daily delivery of frontline services such as street cleansing and grounds maintenance.

You will be reporting to the Streetscene Lead, and working to ensure successful delivery of a high standard of team performance & productivity.

The ability to work using your own initiative, and to plan and prioritise workload, while ensuring compliance with all Health & Safety regulations, with adherence to all council policies & procedures is an essential criteria of this role. Budget responsibility along with ordering of materials will be required.

You will ideally have a horticultural or Neighbourhood services background, have proven experience of successfully supporting & encouraging a frontline team, and experience of working with grounds maintenance plant and associated equipment, in accordance with safe systems at work.

The successful candidate will require excellent written and verbal communication skills, and will involve daily interaction with Councillors, employees, Council Officers and members of the public.

A full driving licence is essential for this role.

Full job details and hours will be contained within the role profile which is available with application packs.

Closing date for applications is 5pm, two weeks after advert has gone live.

PVG/Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment. 

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead. 

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary. 

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.