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Gartcraig Depot 201 Gartcraig Road Glasgow, G33 2SN
£36,407.21 - £41,958.78 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen within Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability for a Supervisor to join our Roads team on a permanent basis.

NRS brings together a diverse range of Glasgow City Council operational, technical and development services that focus on sustainable transport, place making and delivering essential city services.

If you’re interested in working within a service that touches on all aspects within the city, please read on.


Position Details

You will be part of an operational Road team responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of Glasgow’s Road infrastructure. Reporting to the depot management team, the post holder will support the delivery of the NRS Roads Maintenance internal Road Maintenance programmes; to comply with the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 statutory duty to manage, maintain and improve the City’s surface street network and deliver the Council’s strategic priorities.

You will supervise the dayshift team, managing a wide variety of maintenance works and competing demands. Ensure compliance with Health & Safety and CDM legislation; the risk-based approach of the Code of Practice Well - Managed Highway Infrastructure and SRWR noticing compliance; absence management and productivity. You will ensure that works are delivered safely on time, within budget and to a high standard. The post holder will and will be responsible for mentoring, developing, and training staff as well as maximising attendance and disciplinary procedures.

To be successful you will need to possess good communication skills, knowledge of Health and Safety, the ability to deal with the public and see tasks through to completion, as well as having a can-do attitude to resolving problems as they arise.

A current LGV Licence, and a driver’s Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) and current full category C driving licence are essential.

You should be skilled and experienced in the laying of bituminous materials by machine or hand; Kerbing/paving/slabbing, setting out ironwork or general drainage/ground works. A HAUC or CSCS or CITB cards are all desirable. You must also be prepared to work in a physically demanding role in all weather conditions.

Further details regarding what this role entails are noted within the Role Profile for the post, whilst the Person Specification document confirms the key competencies you are required to demonstrate in your application.


Contract Details

Weekly Hours: 37

Work Pattern: 4 shifts on, 4 shifts off dayshifts

Annual Salary: £33,700.21 - £39,251.78 on an incremental scale

Additional Payments: In addition to the annual salary the role attracts a non-standard work pattern/hours (NSWPH) payment of £2,018 per annum plus a working context & demand (WCD) payment of £689 per annum.


Benefits of working with us

Glasgow City Council employees have access to a wide-ranging and generous benefits package. If you’re successful in your job application, you’ll have access to these benefits which include:

  • 26 days (182 hours) paid annual leave, rising to 29 days (203) hours after 5 years’ service
  • 5 days (87.5 hours) paid public holidays each year
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Life and Personal Accident Insurance
  • Occupational Sickness Pay
  • Staff Benefit Scheme
  • Glasgow Credit Union

For guidance on completing your application, and to view other benefits on offer for employees of Glasgow City Council, please visit the following link:

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us

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