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Ref no:
SLA10112
Published:
22/9/2022
Closes:
6/10/2022
Location:
Canderside Depot, Carlisle Road, Larkhall, ML9 2QX
Salary:
£33,651.16 - £39,162.35 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Description

Roads and Transportation Services is seeking to appoint an Engineering Officer/ Health and Safety Profesional to be part of the Health and Safety, Performance and Training Team.

The successful applicant should have a minimum of HNC in Civil Engineering ( or equivalent), or suitable Health and Safety qualification i.e Nebosh, IOSH.

Applicants should have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic, motivated and committed. Applicants should be able to contribute positively to an improving safety culture and have a strong desire to bring about service improvement across the Roads Operational Service, in a range of areas including health and safety, training, performance and quality. Applicants will also have excellent organisational and I.T. skills as well as be able to demonstrate the ability to manage and prioritise a diverse workload. Applicants with experience of developing and implementing Health and Safety management systems and particularly encouraged.

The successful candidate will be working as part of a small team who are responsible for Roads Operations development and ongoing management of health and safety, performance and training.

Requirements

Please Apply online

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Legislative Information

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

 

Responsibilities

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)