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Canderside Depot, Carlisle Road, Larkhall, ML9 2QX
£19.47 - £22.53 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

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 construction certificate, IOSH-accredited Level 6 qualification .

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.

“Previous applicants need not reapply”


As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Delivering a FairerFuture – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage 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. 



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 33 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working, including consideration of a condensed working weeks e.g 4 day working week, 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)
  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer